NGO Jobs – Finance Officer at ICCO Cooperation

Job Title: Finance
Organisation: ICCO Cooperation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Regional Finance and Administration Manager
About ICCO:
ICCO is the Dutch Interchurch Organisation for Development Co-operation
& Kerk in Actie is part of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands. ICCO
& Kerk in Actie combine their knowledge, means and policies to work
towards a world in which people live in dignity and prosperity, a world where
poverty and injustice are no longer present. We give financial support and
advice to local organizations and networks across the globe that are committed
to improving access to basic social services, bringing about fair economic
development and promoting peace and democracy.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will primarily ensure accountability for funds extended to local
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of financial analysis and
    assessment of partner organisations and program and project proposals
  • Responsible for financial monitoring and
    evaluation of partner organisations, programmes and projects
  • Preparations of payments in the contracts
    between ICCO/KiA and local organizations
  • Preparation of purchase orders in the
    project administration
  • Monitoring of realisation of payment
  • Responsible for the identification of and
    advising on the financial capacity of partner organisations.
Qualifications, Skills &
  • The applicant should have at least two to
    three years’ relevant work experience
  • Detailed working knowledge on financial
    management of development organizations, producers organizations and
    business initiatives in the regional context
  • Past experience working with databases
  • Communicative skills both in writing as
  • Excellent language skills in English and a
    regional language.
  • Basic knowledge of development issues.
  • Good knowledge on ICT systems i.e.
    computer literacy skills and MS Dynamics
  • Good knowledge of financial aspects on
    financing organizations
  • Be open, diplomatic and highly reliable
  • Results-oriented and an independent team
  • Affinity with the Christian protestant
    character of ICCO and Kerk in Actie and a high sense of integrity
  • Highly independent
  • Highly ethical
How to Apply: 
Please kindly send your updated CV (not more than 3 pages) and a
motivational letter (not more than 2 pages) to All
applications shall be clearly marked: ‘Finance Officer’ and no e-mails should
exceed 2MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected
for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
Attn.: The Director
Deadline:  18th July,
2014 by 5PM.

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