Non-profit Jobs – Finance Officer at Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)

Job Title:  Finance Officer
Organisation: Centre for
Women in Governance (CEWIGO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
The Centre for Women in
Governance (CEWIGO) is a non-governmental organization established in 2006 in
Uganda. CEWIGO was founded to build a cadre of women leaders with a vision to
transform Uganda’s politics and governance.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer is responsible for planning and preparation of periodic financial
reports and ensuring the integrity of the financial management system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    timely financial planning and provision of financial advice to the CEWIGO
  • Compile
    and prepare periodic financial reports
  • Ensure
    integrity and reliability of financial information
  • Prevent
    any possible fraud
  • Budget
    and monitor budget performance
  • Audits
    – Prepare final accounts for the external auditors,  and ensure that all the necessary
    information is availed to them, , prepare management responses to audit
    management letters and ensure implementation of audit recommendations
  • Update
    and maintain the organisation’s fixed asset register and keeping it up to
  • Oversight
    of the day to day operations of the 
    Finance Department and compliance management
  • Partner
    accounts and accountabilities review and validation
  • Perform
    any other duties that may be assigned in accordance with the
    organisation’s objectives
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidates should hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option), or
    Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) from a
    reputable Institution/University, as well as ACCA or CPA qualification (or
    in the process of being certified).
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ experience as a Finance Officer with a
    Non-governmental organization will be added advantage.
  • Working
    knowledge and use of PASTEL Accounting Package is a must
  • Possess
    the ability to use the basic computer packages (MS. Word, Excel, Power
    Point) and email
  • Working
    knowledge of other Accounting Packages will be an added advantage
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well as part of a
  • Keen
    interest and appreciation of human rights issues
How to Apply: 
All interested applicants
should send in their applications marked, “Application for The Position Of
Finance Officer,” with name and address written on the upper left hand corner
of the envelope. It should include a cover letter, copies of your Certificates
and a detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees with
their contact details. The complete applications should be submitted in hard
copy to The Chairperson, Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO), P.O. Box  844, Block 216, Plot 1049, Church Road,
Kasujja Terrace, Ntinda (Near Kalinabiri Primary and Secondary School),or via
email to:
Deadline: 31st January 2015 by 5:00 PM

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