Raising The Village Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Raising The Village Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Overall Responsibilities

  • The Finance Officer will support the Senior Finance Officer in the field districts under the projects in the areas of budget formulation, financial planning and monitoring; accounting/budget execution with in the field Districts also provide financial advisory services to the Field Officers.

    Specific Role/Responsibilities

    Financial Management and Reporting

    • Ensure that books of accounts are up to date at all times, orderly, well kept, and readily available for reference and audit, when required

    • Draft official project correspondences and composing routine correspondence to vendors, bank, and partners

    • Withdraw project activities Funds from the bank, disburse and keep accurate records for all daily transactions

    • Update internal systems with financial data

    • Prepare monthly financial reports

    • Participate in budget preparation

    • Take part in budget tracking and monitoring

    • Review and implement financial policies

    • Help oversee and manage individual accounts at the field offices

    • Send and follow up on invoices for proper accountability

    • Review, reconcile and adhere to project activities accountabilities documentations

    • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets

    • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with employees and/or clients

    • Report any troubling discoveries or suspicion of wrong doing to the Senior Finance Officer, Finance and Administration Manager or management team as might be required

    • Manage and create financial reports on a regular basis

    • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost saving

    • Manage all the accountability documents and submitting it to the Senior Finance Officer by 1st of every month

    • Prepare expenditure cash log to manage daily cash activities at the field offices

    • Provide support to staff
    through trainings to ensure adherence to financial processes and procedures

    Financial Monitoring

    • Review and prepare monthly reconciliations for each field office

    • Manage of the office and project operations cash in field offices

    • Maintain the filing of all financial and accounting documents, files, and correspondence.

    • Assist with recording expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in Raising the Village Field office financial tracking/recording program (currently Sage Accounting).

    Preferred Technical Skills

    • Excellent mathematical skills; understanding of data privacy standards; integrity; honesty critical thinking skills;

    • Knowledge of accounting and financial regulations

    • Ability to travel at least 30% of the time to different districts of RTV field operations

    • Previous experience with accounting software (Sage Accounting),

    • Excellent computer skills including Excel and Microsoft word.

    • Excellent analytical and numerical skills

    • Good time management skills

    • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.

    Education, Qualification and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance will be an added advantage.

    • A minimum of (3) three years of professional experience in providing accounting and bookkeeping, and proven experience in a Finance Officer role

    Job Experience

  • 3+ years

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Raising The Village Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

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