USDA Project Jobs – Finance and Administration Manager at CLUSA

Organization: The National Cooperative
Business Association – CLUSA Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About CLUSA:
The National
Cooperative Business Association – CLUSA Uganda is seeking highly qualified
individuals to support a United States Department of Agriculture funded project
to increase smallholder farmers’ incomes through adoption of conservation
agriculture techniques in Uganda.
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will be a member of the
    senior management team;
  • Mentor and supervise Finance and
    Administration Officer and Procurement and Logistics Specialist in daily
    work plans and duties;
  • Ensure proper US Government compliance
    with all financial transactions, proper support documentation, and
    entering transactions correctly into Quick books;
  • Work closely with the US based home office
    to ensure that all transactions are up-loaded properly in a timely manner;
  • Responsible for project budget analysis
    and reporting on budget expenditures on a monthly basis to the Chief of
  • Responsible for ensuring full compliance
    to all internal policies and procedures and communicating such to all
  • Manage all project contracts and policies
    including tenancy agreements, insurance policies, and other employee
    benefits processing;
  • Manage all Human Resources issues in
    collaboration with the Chief of Party and in full compliance with Ugandan
    labor codes;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a master’s
    degree, or equivalent experience in accounting, finance; CPA preferred;
  • At least five (5) years’ experience at the
    supervisory/management level of multiple projects;
  • Exceptional diplomatic and business negotiating
  • Fluency in English;
  • Extensive knowledge of US Government
    policies, procedures, procurement practices, rules, regulations, and
    reporting requirements;
  • Strong financial analysis, budgeting, and
    management skills, written/oral communication, and computer skills;
  • Demonstrated experience with computerized
    accounting software and excel spreadsheets;
  • Prior work experience with QuickBooks
    accounting software program;
  • Ability to work with people and
    willingness to support and train others;
  • Ability to travel to project sites
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters and CV with three traceable
referees including immediate supervisors should be sent to the Chief of Party,
CLUSA Uganda, via e-mail to, with the position
title clearly referenced in the subject line.

NB: Please provide daytime contact telephone number. Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 23rd
July 2014

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