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Deadline of this Job: 18 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia. Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.

External vacancy announcement FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis:
Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Regional Finance Officer-North
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial TUSTILI DUTY Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial I reports, reconcile accounting information, review major payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and established accounting formats, support project level procurement and performs administrative duties of the cluster Additionally, this position supervises the Cashier/ Stores, Guards, Office Attendants, Driver at Cluster/Field level

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cash Management:
• Finance Management
• Staff supervision and Administration;
• Internal control, Fixed asset and Inventory management
• Safety and compliance

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Finance and accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution
• Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional qualifications
• Minimum of 3+years extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment Having an auditing background is an added advantage.
• A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3+ years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required Good knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.
• Familiarity with areas of operation is an added advantage.
Note: A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a must for this job
Language Proficiency in local languages like Luo for Lamwo and written English is a Must.


Deadline of this Job: 18 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia. Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.

External vacancy announcement FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis:
Job Title: Finance Assistant (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Finance and Administration Officer
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)
Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day support of finance operations including Petty cash journals, cash receipt journals, cheque preparations/disbursement on approved payments authorization forms, handling petty cash, program advances, and receipts. He/she will help to ensure compliance with FH policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cash Management
• Finance Management.
• Supervision and Administration

Education & Experience
• Diploma in Finance and Accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.
• A minimum of TWO (2) years' experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably with an INGO environment


Deadline of this Job: 19 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Sales Project Manager Healthcare & Scientific

We are looking for Sales Project Manager for the following Responsibilities and Dutie
s.
• Creating and maintaining sales goals as well as forecasting future sales trends
• Coordinating with other departments within a company, such as marketing or finance, to ensure that all relevant parties have been informed of the project’s status
• Developing and managing budgets for each project while accounting for all costs
• Working with clients to define their needs and goals to create effective solutions to meet their requirements
• Developing proposals that detail products or services that meet client needs, outlining pricing information and terms of sale
• Resolving customer service issues by communicating with clients to explain product features and benefits and answering any questions about products or services
• Conducting market research to identify potential clients and determine their needs
• Coordinating with outside vendors to obtain products or services from the customers.
• Reporting on project status to upper management and keeping them informed about any delays or issues with the project.
• Perform any other duties as directed by the Managing Director or General manager.


Requirement:
• The right candidate should have a degree in Biomedical Engineer or equivalent.
• Must have sales experience in selling medical equipment.
• Should have a good understanding of the medical equipment market in Uganda.
• Good oral and written communication skills in English.


Deadline of this Job: 17 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Senior Internal Auditor

Purpose of the Job
Supporting the internal audit function of the Authority

Key duties and responsibilities
Support the Internal Audit Manager to:

• review the Authority’s business processes and systems such as the financial and accounting systems in different directorates and departments of the Authority;
• perform a risk assessment within the business processes of the Authority;
• prepare audit plans, design standard audit tests and procedures to follow;
• review transactions of the Authority with a view of ensuring value for money;
• carry out the audits and appropriate investigations in the Authority and provide technical guidance and support;
• carry out audits in conformity with international accounting and financial standards;
• prepare internal audit reports and submit them to Management for action;
• make recommendations on internal processes; and,
• perform any other tasks that may be assigned.


Job specifications
The desired person should have the following essential requirements:
Qualifications:

• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Business Administration (Accounting Option); Commerce (Accounting Option), Accounting and Finance.
•A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance;
•Full Professional qualifications of ACCA or CPA;

Membership:
• Full membership to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda or Institute of Internal Auditors of Uganda.

Experience:
• Should have at least a minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in Accounting or Auditing with a reputable organization or Government of which at least (3) years should be at an officer level in public auditing;
• Hands on experience with accounting packages such as Sun systems, Navision Financials, Pastel or Integrated Financial Management Systems (IFMS);

Duty station:
The successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required to serve in any part of Uganda.

Key competencies/ skills
• Knowledge of relevant laws that govern public finance management;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Audit Planning skills;
• Organizing and coordination;
• Good morals and high level of integrity;
• Management and supervisory skills;
• Analytical skills;
• Change management skills;
• High level of confidentiality.


Deadline of this Job: 11 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Organization details
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU) hospital was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization. CoRSU is supported by Christian Blind Mission. CoRSU hospital provides orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, and rehabilitation, mainly for children and adults with disability.

Knowledge, Skills & Competences
• Have advanced computer Literacy (databases and spread sheets) and basic MS word processor, able to operate other computer accessories such as Printers, photocopier and scanners
• Enthusiastic person of high level finance and information technology exposure and knowledge of Tally Accounting software
• Knowledge in grants management
• Excellent communication, presentation and social skills.
• Unflustered personality of outstanding integrity record, professional and ethical background
• Capacity to concentrate on the task while working under pressure
• The position demands, Precision, Commitment, Honesty , Confidentiality and Transparency
• Ability to analyse financial data
Physical, Mental, Emotional and Environmental Demands of the Job
• This is a senior role that requires a high level of confidentiality; emotional sensitivity, mental concentration and attention to detail to ensure reliable and accurate stories are told and reported.
• You may be required to deal with sensitive patient situations or information and customer care issues; including resolving conflict relating to patients, media, and donor or staff relations/ stakeholders.
• You may sometimes be required to work off premises and outside of normal working hours or days.

Responsibilities
Overall Job Purpose

• The Head of Finance oversees the finance and Stores teams at CoRSU Hospital. He/she ensures that all financial and Stores (Stock) records are accurately written, properly maintained and regular/periodical returns, reports and analyses properly compiled and submitted to key stakeholders.
• The position holder shall ensure proper financial controls are taken and risks mitigated by actively participating in the senior management decisions of the hospital
Specific Job Responsibilities
• Prepare and regularly monitor Hospital Annual Budget and budget applications for the Board/ project/donor approval and make call-up for funds from the Funding institutions.
• Oversee the management of Stores function, maintain proper and updated record of hospital assets (fixed and movable) inclusive of monetary value of stocks, fixed assets.
• Supervise day today finance and accounting activities of CoRSU by:
1. Ensuring that daily/monthly reconciliations are done for cash at hand, at bank, debtors, creditors, donation points and other subsidiary accounts.
2. Providing periodic cash flow projections and offer timely/appropriate financial advice to the CEO, Senior Management Team (SMT) and the CoRSU Board.
3. Follow-up on debtors, invoicing of all partner organizations and making sure that all creditors’ bills are settled promptly.
• Directly supervise, mentor and train the Finance team; appraise them and including staff of the outsourced billing service provider to ensure maximum control over internal revenue generation.
• Supervise regular processing and monitoring of payroll, ensure that statutory deductions and returns are prepared and submitted within the set time limits.
• Oversee the preparation of claims for transit services (recoverable, employee claims, and special projects/programs)
• Ensure regular (monthly and quarterly) financial reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner; compile comprehensive quarterly/annual financial reports and analyses to the key stakeholders (donors, the senior management team and the Board).
• Facilitate the work of the Internal and External Auditors by facilitating regular audit exercises and providing all the relevant information.
• Ensure that national fiscal regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are adhered to.
• Oversee the coordination of the hospital procurements, the Stores and the Billings committee to ensure value for money and timeliness.
• Actively participate in the management of the hospital as part of the SMT member.
• Ensure that the asset Register is updated all the time.
• Any other roles as shall be assigned by the immediate supervisor and the Board Finance Committee.
Key Result Areas (output)
• Hospital Annual Budget and budget prepared
• Assets and stocks register maintained and updated
• Regular cash /bank reconciliations done and cash flow projected
• Cash/cheque receipts and payments supervised
• Follow-up on debtors ensured
• Regular and timely financial reports prepared and submitted
• Financial transactions (procurement committee meetings) efficiently and effectively guided.
• Timely/appropriate project financial advice provided to the key stakeholders/donors.
• Financial accounting systems and tools controls regularly monitored, enforced and/or developed.
• Internal and External Audits facilitated
• Finance and Stores teams effectively supervised, mentored and trained
• National fiscal regulations and International Financial standards (IFS) adhered to.

Qualifications
Essential

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Business Administration (Accounting option)
• A professional qualification in accounting preferably ACCA,CIMA,CFA,CPA (U), CPA(K)
Desirable
• MBA - Accounting/Finance and MSC – Accounting/Finance will be an added advantage
Details of experience
• 5 years’ post certification professional experience in finance and accounting in a reputable organization
• 2 years’ experience in supervision of a finance and accounts team of an NGO/Not-for-Profit
• Membership with a professional accounting body


Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022  
JOB DETAILS:
Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting Grants and Compliance Manager for our program in Uganda to be based at Kampala Office. You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!

If you join us, you will find…
A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.
A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it.
Reporting to the Country Finance Coordinator, the Grants and Compliance Manager will be required to lead and provide overall Grants financial management and compliance to Alight Uganda, with the primary objective of coordinating the development of a high-quality grants budget proposal and excellent management of grants implementation, including but not limited to budgeting, reporting, and project auditing.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
Grants Financial Management and Reporting

• Provide leadership to ensure that all grants’ reports are discussed with the project team and passed to donors and support office within the required time schedules.
• Manage the Grant Tracking Sheet, BVAs and provide timely financial analysis across a portfolio of grants to Operations Team to ensure the effective and solid implementation of projects.
• Ensure spending is within the budget limit to control under/overspending within project.

Grants Acquisitions
• Lead the budgeting in grant proposal development to ensure timely, competitive and high-quality budget with adequate cost recovery.
• Develop and maintain good professional networks with the Grants Acquisition Managers, Global and Regional GAM Unit.
• Ensure accurate and fully coded budgets align with Alight and Donor requirements.

Risk Management and Compliance
• Ensure that various donor regulations are complied with in all grant transactions and processes: keep the CFC informed on all major compliance issues/challenges while taking the necessary corrective steps.
• Lead the preparation of various donor audits.
• Ensure all follow-up actions and implementation of audit recommendations and addressing common audit findings.
• Observe and monitor all internal control issues around grants.
• Using a risk-based approach, evaluate internal controls and business processes and advise relevant Alight management on best course of action to improve efficiency, mitigate risks and comply with internal policies, laws, and regulations.
• Assist in investigations regarding compliance issues raised, particularly where coordination among multiple departments is necessary
• Based on data from relevant grants and compliance reports, identify training needs related to grants and compliance, internal controls, and develop and/or deliver training on internal controls, compliance, ethics, and anti-fraud measures

Networking and Collaboration
• Correspond and build a strong relationship with Field Offices, donors, and Senior management regarding the grants budget, project income, expenditure, and reporting.
• Lead Alight Uganda in dealing with different Donors and other UN Agencies for the timely fund reimbursement.
• Liaise with Donors and Field Offices regarding the grants project budget, project income, expenditure and reporting.
• Actively participate in INGO Finance Network and Alight Global Grants Finance related forum.

People Management and Development
• Implement a capacity development plan and create an environment of experience sharing and promote best practices.
• Train and provide mentoring to all grant implementing staff on matters related to grants Monitoring and Management.

Requirements

• A university degree in accounting or equivalent or a full Professional.
• Accounting qualification; ACCA, ICMA, CPA, CA,CIA, CFE or its equivalent.
• Knowledge of major donor regulations such as BPRM, EU, and UN funding streams is a must.
• Five (5) years of experience at a senior-level
• Practical knowledge of financial systems, internal financial controls & procedures and staff management skills.
• Donor/Grant accounting experience within Consortiums and/or complex grants is preferred.
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
• Significant experience in using Financial Management Information Systems (Serenic-Microsoft Dynamics, accounting package is an added advantage).
• Broad working knowledge of Budgeting and budgetary control, Financial analysis, Donor financial accounting procedures, Operations of sub grant partners/community-based organizations, Accounting Procedures and Standards and Computerized Accounting Systems and Spreadsheet
• Excellent Report writing skills.
• Good problem-solver, analytical, creative and innovative.
• Working knowledge of donor financial accounting procedures, GAAP, IAS/AFRS accounting requirements and budgeting, Tax laws and systems in Uganda
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to interpret financial procedures and standards, put them in practice and influence others in their implementation.
• Strong analytical and planning skills.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field, Country office, Central Government and Local Authorities.

Required attitudes:
• Good, proven experience of training and developing staff.
• Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
• Being able to proactively identify and address issues.
• Ability to work with high degree of professionalism.

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