School for Life Foundation Jobs in Uganda

School for Life Foundation Finance Manager Jobs in Uganda


We empower communities to help themselves and create their own opportunities. We do this by providing a quality education and associated services, including employment and healthcare.


  • Ensure accurate and efficient financial management of the organisation’s income and expenditure.
  • Petty cash – requests, approvals, reconciliation.
  • Cash on hand (in safe) – requests, approvals, daily reconciliation.
  • Employee cash advances (operational) – recording, approval, weekly reconciliation.
  • Compile monthly finance reports, including cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts and bank reconciliations, actuals versus budget and weekly cash position statements.
  • Prepare financial information for monthly and end of year management accounts and liaise with the Auditors as required.
  • Take ownership of the Excel budget/forecast model and update quarterly in conjunction with the CEO, Uganda Country Director and other managers to produce a budget/forecast for approval.
  • Ensure efficient processing and record keeping of funds received, payment of invoices and management of bank accounts and cash flow.
  • Submission of statutory returns.
  • Send monthly request for funds and budgets to CEO, Australia for approval and processing.
  • Ensure receipt of agreed donations from Australia.
  • Ensure School for Life has appropriate Financial Procedures Manual for use both within the team in Uganda.
  • Remain up to date on non-profit accounting best practices, policies and procedures and all relevant legislations in Uganda.
  • Preparation of payroll, PAYE tax and NSSF (Uganda Social Security contributions).


  • Minimum six years of experience in a similar finance role, in corporate or not for profit organisations.
  • Proven expertise in the use of accounting software packages. Proficiency in MYOB is highly desirable.
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A self-starter with enthusiasm and initiative that can also manage ambiguity, the ability to respond adeptly to rapidly changing priorities and works well under pressure.
  • Collaborative team player, willing to support the shared goals of the team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to SFL’s mission and ability to present, inform and motivate individuals and groups about SFL’s mission and programs.
  • Proven ability to make
    effective decisions and solve problems effectively, and creatively.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 23rd February, 2018 to:

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