International Justice Mission Coordinator, Finance Jobs in Uganda

International Justice Mission Coordinator, Finance Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 10 Oct 2019

Job Title: Coordinator, Finance

Job Type: Full- time

Office: Uganda National Office, Kampala

Job Brief:


As Financial Coordinator you will ensure effective financial operations, strategy and accounting for the office.

Key Result Areas:

The success of this role is measured by the following KRAs:

  • IJM’s financial actions are strategic and carefully accounted for.

  • IJM complies with all financial statutes.

  • Effective management and mentoring of the Cashier.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Leadership and Management:

  • Assist leaderships with budget management, projections, major purchases and financial reporting.

  • Supervise, oversee and delegate activities to the Cashier.

  • Support the Uganda senior leadership team to know Finance department needs.

  • Communicate financial information to the Field Presence Team Leader, heads of departments and HQ personnel.

    Training and Development:

  • Conduct trainings for staff members to increase compliance with Finance policies.

  • Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and Christian spiritual formation.

    General Accounting & Statutory Compliance:

  • Post transactions accurately ensuring the right class of accounts, projects and grants are charged in both Uganda offices and HQ related.

  • Prepare request for funds in line with IJM wire transfer request for review and approval as well as confirm receipt of wires.

  • Select and manage relationships with banking institutions.

  • Support in the preparation of the monthly packet and other monthly management accounts.

  • Ensure supportive documents and files are ready for statutory external audit and other forms of audit by IJM and partners

  • Maintain confidentiality and security of all financial, privileged and/or sensitive information.

  • Ensure all corporate tax requirements on PAYE, WHT annual returns are complied with.

  • File corporate taxation returns as well as NSSF returns and documents in cooperation with the relevant local authority and follow up on all pending returns if any.

  • Manage payroll, gratuity and benefits for staff members.

  • Ensure
    grants are properly tagged and reports provided for review as agreed with the donors.


  • The Finance Coordinator reports to the Finance Manager.

    Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Three or more years of experience as accountant, office administrator or similar position.

  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and QuickBooks.

    Technical Competencies:**

  • Understanding of the accrual-based accounting, double entry principles, and system based financial management.

  • Experience with foreign currency, GAAP accounting and IT management preferred.

  • Knowledge of local laws affecting financial reporting and control requirements.

  • Knowledge of grant management and reporting.

    Non-Technical Competencies:

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.

  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.

  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication.

  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.

  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.

  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.

  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

    Other Duties:

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities for the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    All positions are required to perform any additional tasks assigned by the supervisor.

    How to Apply:

  • *Send Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith to

  • * What is a statement of faith?

  • A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM.

    The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

    ** To learn more about International Justice Mission, visit the website at

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