Finance and Administration Manager – Habitat for Humanity Uganda

and Administration Manager
Job Purpose: The Finance and Administration Manager
is responsible for overall professional and technical accounting and
administrative services for HFH Uganda. This position ensures that monthly,
quarterly and annual financial statements are prepared. The position also
establishes procedures and oversees daily accounting operations, and supervises
the Accountant, the National Office Administrator, Assistant Accountants and
ICT Officer.
Reports to: National Director
Posted at: National Office
Key Responsibilities:
1.  Ensures that
the Mission, Vision, Goals and Policies of HFH Uganda are followed.
2.  Ensures that
the management of fixed assets, payroll, budgeting, grant and fund accounting,
mortgages receivable, as well as the purchasing of assets and equipment are in
compliance with HFH International and local policies, procedures, rules and
3.  Responsible
for HFH Uganda’s accounting and reporting operations, including designing and
implementation of financial and systems internal controls.
Responsible for ensuring that monthly financial statements, cash flow
projections and analyses, management reports and quarterly reports are
generated on time.
5.  Reviews the
monthly audit trail and reports and ensures that internal controls are in
Reviews and authorizes journal vouchers prior to posting in the Sun Systems.
7.  Manages
transfer of funds, requests for funds and all bank correspondence as needed.
8.   Manage
office premises including insurance of HFH Uganda’s assets.
Ensures that the annual External Audit is carried out, and the auditor’s report
is submitted according to HFH International requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance,
    Accounting, Public Administration or related field, and 5 years of
    increasingly responsible professional, in the not-for- profit sector
    experience in accounting, budgeting or fiscal management including 5 years
    in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and
  • Full Professional qualifications
    in CIMA, ACCA, N ICPAU required.
  • Ability to train and supervise
    other financial staff on computer packages and other financial management.
  • Self motivation with keen interest
    in detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiatives to
    advance the program.
  • Ability to think strategically “outside
    the box”.
  • Ability to work under a deadline
    and/or pressure.
  • Ability to work on multiple
  • Ability to analyze and interpret
    financial and systems support requirements, and provide consultations and
    recommendations to management.
  • Ability to plan, organize,
    implement, evaluate, and modify financial programs, information support
    systems and processes.
  • Prioritize and schedule work.
    Assign and review the work of others.
  • Computer literate and familiar
    with accounting packages on market, Sun System highly preferred but not
    required. Microsoft Word and Excel abilities are required. Microsoft
    Access abilities preferred but not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Interpret, apply and explain
    rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Other Characteristics
  • Willing to uphold Christian
    principles of HFHU.
  • High level of integrity combined
    with ability to make bold and timely decisions.
  • Available to work between hours of
    8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, and sometimes after hours including
How to apply:
National Director
Habitat for Humanity
Box 9873, Kampala.
: Wednesday February 29th 2012

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