We are hiring: Finance and Administration Manager

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We are hiring: Finance and Administration Manager

Scope of work:

• Is responsible for the overall financial operations in the organisation

  • Oversees and reviews finances (budget, expenses, balance) for all running projects in the organisation
  • Budgets and defines the activity priorities align with the strategic organisational plan
  • Supervises banking transactions including liaising with banks prepare reconciliations, and monitor fund disbursement, deposits and related journal entries
  • Assessing requests for payments connected to individual action plans and supervising their processing to ensure they are done correctly in accordance with organisation requirements
  • Oversee membership subscription payment invoicing, receipting and reporting to management and the Board

• Is responsible for financial reporting to the board, management team and other stakeholders

  • Reports, analyses, advises and informs the finance committee and board concerning overall financial status of the projects and the organisation (example: level of spending, balances, expectations, overspendings, etc.)
  • Makes reporting programs from all donors and presents it to the management team
  • Ensures that all financial reports are fulfilling the contractual obligations from the different stakeholders
  • Liaises with external auditors and responds to audit observations and implement recommendations
  • Takes lead in organizing board and donor meetings

• Supervises the Finance and Administration team

  • Coordinates duties within the finance and administration team
  • Coaches the finance and management team on a daily basis
  • Organises staff appraisal

• Reviews, updates and implements official plans, procedures and policies (Finance, HR and Child protection)

  • Advises the management team and proposes adjustments on policies & procedures
  • Implements, communicates and informs official plans, policies and procedures to personnel
  • Follows new updates and changes on the financial and labour market

• Coordinates the overall logistics and manages procurement of program goods and services in line with organizational procurement procedures

  • Contacts and gives instructions to service providers
  • Contract service providers and process payments of the providers
  • Overviews stationary at the organisation
  • Takes care of the fleet management (vehicles, motorcycles)
  • Coordinates health and safety at work
    4.0 Qualifications:
    The identified person shall the following expertise:
    • Organizational development with a very good understanding of Networks and NGOs operations.
    • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial management standards and internal policies and procedures
    • Demonstrated resource mobilization skills
    • Preferably senior management experience with NGOs in Uganda
    • Accountant and membership to a processional body
    • Good understanding of accounting packages
    • Knowledge in managing multiple donor grants
    • Experience in financial management, accounting, procurement, auditing, taxation, procurement
    • Excellent budget management capabilities

5.0 Management and Reporting
The work is commissioned by UWASNET; and thus shall be supervised by the Executive Director in close collaboration with the board

Interested & Qualify: Submit electronic Application; CV with three referees and scanned evidence of your professional qualifications to the following address by 12th May, 2022.
Executive Director; ngocoord@uwasnet.org

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