Mastercard Foundation Finance Analyst Jobs in Uganda

Mastercard Foundation Finance Analyst Jobs in Uganda

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Finance Lead, Uganda, the Finance Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Finance Lead in all financial aspects of our program partnerships in country, including due diligence, budgeting, reporting and contracting. As such, the ideal individual must be self-driven, results-oriented, with integrity and strong listening skills and the ability to build effective working relationships.

  • As the scope and scale of our work across Africa grows, the Finance team structure and processes will also change. The ability to be flexible and adaptable, and a willingness to support wherever needed, are critical to our joint success.

    Ways You Can Contribute

  • Assist partners & Leads in compliance with the Foundation’s grant management policies and procedures, including due diligence, budgeting and reporting.

  • Monitor and perform analysis on program spend against budget and program outcomes, including controls on Foundation’s resources. Provide analysis and recommendations on any proposed changes to the Finance Lead and Programs teams.

  • Execute periodic checks on financial controls around partner programs to ensure reliability of financial reports.

  • Support the management of the grant management database including commitments, disbursements, cash flow projections and reporting to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information.

  • Maintain accurate and timely financial documentation and data, and report on contract commitments, disbursements, and cash flow projections.

  • Perform program finance reporting in line with Foundation cycles and Policies to ensure timeliness, and accuracy in reporting. Ensure critical matters are escalated in a timely manner.

  • Identify opportunities to improve and standardize processes within Finance.

  • Travel as maybe required in the near future.

  • Other
    duties and responsibilities as required.

    Who You Are

  • A relevant University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field. Finance/Accounting designation or in progress.

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of progressive financial roles within large and/or global organizations. Previous work in the development sector an asset.

  • Exceptional business, analytical, with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Results driven and self-disciplined, with a strong sense of team and common purpose to achieve ambitious goals.

  • Flexible, intellectually curious, and open, you are comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and willing to learn and change & execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.

  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.

  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.

  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.

  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mastercard Foundation Finance Analyst Jobs in Uganda

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