NGO Finance and Administrative Officer Job at Belgian Development Agency

Location: Kampala
Organisation: Belgian Development Agency
Duration of the contract: permanent with a 6 months’ probation period
Remuneration: Attractive and based on years of relevant experience.
About BTC:
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, are Implementing the bilateral cooperation between Uganda & Belgium.
The Finance and Administrative Officer shall be selected by BTC for the post at the Representation and is responsible for a variety of administrative and finance- related tasks. S/he works under direct supervision of the Resident Representative of BTC for all type of activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The Financial & Administrative Officer will be responsible for (this list is not exhaustive):
·         Implementing and finalizing all of the representation’s administrative, financial and accounting procedures executed by BTC.
·         Providing administrative supervision of matters related to finances.
·         Monitoring of the Representation’s budget and preparing balance sheet.
·         Processing and monitoring of project accounts at representation level to guarantee their accuracy.
·         Supervising the financial management of projects and providing follow-up for project accounting and financial processes according to BTC Headquarters instructions and local regulations.
·         Monitoring cash flow.
·         Ensuring consolidation, control, reporting and analysis of financial and accounting data for projects managed directly by the Representation.
·         Providing support and giving financial advice to the Resident Representative in his/her areas of expertise.
·         Training of project staff and other relevant representative staff in financial matters.
·         Provide support to the representation and to a lesser extent to projects for all logistics matters.
·         Support the Resident Representative with personnel supervision for administrative and financial matters.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         University degree in accounting, finance and/or administration or related field;
Qualified accountant with ACCA, CPA, CIMA or similar certification;
·         Minimum 8 years’ experience in accounting and project management;
·         Experience with an international organization or NGO;
·         Experience working in a similar position;
·         Very good hands-on knowledge of excel and word is a must. Other programs (Database, accounting programs) a strong advantage;
·         Knowledge of related procurement legislation for public procurement
·         Ability to work independently;
·         Experience supervising other staff;
·         Proficient in English;
·         Mature, good communicator and team player;
·         Able to work under stressful conditions.

How to Apply:
Please apply not later than 4:00 pm local time on Friday 9th November 2012 by sending your application letter and resume, plus copies of academic and professional qualification certificates as well as at least three recent professional references to:
The Resident Representative, BTC, P.O Box 40131, Kampala-Uganda or hand deliver to: Lower Kololo Terrace, Plot 1B. Please only submit your application if it meets the above criteria.
Only short listed applicants shall be contacted.
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