ICCO Regional Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda

ICCO Regional Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda

ICCO Cooperation is a global, non-governmental organisation.

We work towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and Injustice Reports to:

Regional Financial ControllerDirect reports:

Financial Officer and Administration Managers (FOAMs);

Financial Assistants (FAs); Financial and Administration Officers (FAOs)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that programmes and operational Budgets for the region are prepared and consolidated in a timely manner
  • Prepare and manage the RO budget and expenses
  • Estimate operational costs of donor money and consolidates the data into a budget in proposals.
  • Identifies and analyses differences between planned and actual financial progress in programs and operational costs
  • Provide technical advice to FOAMS and budget holders dealing with financial issues or special projects.
  • Monitor and report on utilisation on a regular basis and provide guidance to management on actions to be taken in a timely manner. Financial management
  • Responsible for the consolidation of financial planning and financial reporting in the region both on program and operational level
  • Responsible for timely and appropriate management accounting and reporting of the region
  • Timely review of Manuals Project cycle management
  • Maintain and oversee the project cycle and work with Regional Financial Controller to update the system regularly.
  • Provide monthly quality management information to the Regional Financial controller
  • Liaise with the Head of programs / programs department at regional level on proposal writing budgeting and can delegate this at country level.
  • Liaise with Head of Programs for regional programs on key issues and opportunities (to improve), find and implement solutions at the country office level. Auditing
  • Ensure that annual internal and external audits of the regional office including regional implemented programs, are conducted efficiently, smoothly and timely. Liquidity position:
  • Analyses the progress on cash flow and liquidity
  • Manages financial resources and matching the needs with the liquidity requirements.
  • Acts upon deviation to ensure consistency in the liquidity position Accountability reports
  • Monitors the financial progress of programs and operational costs
  • Combines financial data
  • Composes/reviews accountability reports to Regional Financial Controller.
  • Liaises with Country Managers, when needed, in the various offices Staff performance
  • Monitors the quality of the work and coaches/supports for development of FOAMs, FAs & FAOs.
  • Identifies problems and takes action to improve the working environment.
  • Performs annual reviews and has frequent meetings and consultation with the
    team and leads the financial team to perform and deliver effectively and efficiently
  • Takes on duties and responsibilities of the FOAM’s at temporary basis where needed and as per management instructions.

    Key result areas
  • Financial management (which includes budget management, financial planning, monitoring, reporting and Audits)
  • Project cycle management
  • Performance Management
  • Information management
  • Coaching and Mentoring

    Qualifications and skills needed
  • A university degree in Finance or related field and a Professional Accounting Qualification is required.( CPA/ACCA)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing finance at a senior level with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration
  • Knowledge and experience with financial management of large donor funded programmes.
  • Knowledge of ICT systems
  • Skills to manage financial professionals at a distance and with cultural differences, to influence and to advise Program Managers and to maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Self – driven change agent with team skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and financial modeling skills
  • Organized, detail oriented and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal skills to challenge poor practice constructively and to give direct actionable feedback on control failures
  • An understanding of how to develop strong professional support network in the region.
  • Excellent language skills in English and a regional language.
  • Good working knowledge of French is essential
  • People Skills Competences
  • Analytical
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st June 2019
  • To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
  • Your application should be marked as “ RFA Manager.” While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
    People Performance Group
    Plot 8 Kitante Close
    P.O.Box 12405

  • Email: application@ppg.co.ug
  • For more information and job application details, see; ICCO Regional Finance and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda

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