Save the Children NGO Field Finance Manager Jobs in Uganda
For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries.
We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives.
We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.
,p>We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.
Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.
In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts.
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.Responsible for the overall accounting and book keeping functions of the regional office. In addition, the position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of SC cash flows, updating and reconciling the accounting ledgers, managing the end of period procedures, and ensuring the generation of accurate and timely monthly financial reports to Country office.
The position is also responsible for technical supervision of the office Accountant.
The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.Contract Duration: open
Contractual Status: National
Qualification and Experience;
A minimum of Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university.
MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.
At least of 5 years relevant progressive working experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level.
Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet analysis.
Strong background in external donor reporting for an international NGO and experience working with major donors like USAID, SIDA, EU, KOICA, NORAD, DANIDA, Master Card Foundation, UN etc.
Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of Government budgets and tax policies.
Proven ability to work with a team under minimal supervision and being able to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.
Planning, organizing and negotiation skills
How to Apply
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.
Important to note:
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.
Application closes on 20th August 2018 at midnight Uganda time.
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.
All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children NGO Field Finance Manager Jobs in Uganda
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