Jobs in Uganda - Senior Finance Officer Job at StrongMinds

Senior Finance Officer

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 31 December 2020

Hiring Organization  StrongMinds

StrongMinds ( treats depression among women of all ages in Africa, where access to mental health treatment is extremely limited. To date, StrongMinds has treated more than 70,000 women with depression in Uganda and Zambia. We are the only organization scaling a solution to depression in Africa with a potential to serve millions in the next ten years. .

About the role
Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager, the Senior Finance Officer contributes to the overall success of StrongMinds Uganda strategic objectives by providing support in grants management, donor compliance & accountability, audits support, financial reporting and budgeting. In addition, he/she provides support in Procurement process to ensure value for money.
Grants Management, Donor Compliance and Accountability
• Lead on donor compliance reviews and training for all staff
• • Allocating other organization’s expenses as per the donor allocation sheets
• Provides operational support and oversight throughout the life cycle of an award (opportunity stage to close out).
• Ensure donor compliance requirements are met
• Conduct regular monitoring award review meetings including the Budget variance analysis to identify deviations in implementation progress and flag any unforeseen delays or requests for support to the member
• Communicate upcoming reporting deadlines to the relevant implementing staff and coordinate report preparation processes where applicable
• Ensure donor compliance during reporting in terms of templates and budgetary ceilings as applicable
• With support from Finance and Administration Manager (FAM), provide leadership and technical assistance for all aspects related to grants management and reporting
• Working with sub-grantees to ensure that they comply with donor guidelines and requirements
• Carrying out grants pre-award assessment (financial due diligence) for all partners
• Performing internal audit to sub-grantees and report any areas of concern to Regional Finance and Administration Manage

Job Skills: Not Specified

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• Full CPA, ACCA or other internationally recognized accounting qualification
• A minimum of 8 years of working experience in accounting/finance department of an international NGO; with at least 2 years in a management role
• Experience in grants management, donor reporting budget monitoring and financial reporting for donor grants
• Familiarity with QuickBooks accounting system will be an added advantage
• Good analytical skills and ability to present and report findings verbally and in writing
• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent communication skills area must
• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing negotiation and coaching.
• Excellent time management and planning capacity.

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

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Date Posted: 2020-12-21