Marie Stopes International Jobs – Finance & Archive Officer

Organization: Marie
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
Job Reference:
About MSI:
Marie Stopes International
exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to the
world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We’ve been delivering family
planning, safe abortion, and maternal health services for over 35 years.
Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help each year, whether in limiting
the size of their families, or avoiding dangerous complications in pregnancy or
unsafe abortion.
Job Summary:  The Finance & Archive Officer will be
responsible for the effective and appropriate management of all MSI Uganda
financial record keeping from their creation through to their eventual disposal
in accordance with MSI and donor regulations. The incumbent will also provide
access to accurate records for a range of operational and strategic purposes
and liaise with the data entrants and records clerks to improve efficiency of
the filing and to help ensure the preservation of archives for the future.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Records Management &
  • Responsible
    for the safe storing, arranging, indexing and classifying all MSI Uganda
    electronic and paper based financial and administrative records
  • In
    charge of managing and improving existing filing systems
  • Ensure
    filing and security reflect MSI and donor requirements for record keeping
    and compliance
  • Overseeing
    the appropriate disposal of documentation as appropriate and as approved
    by the Finance Director, CD and COP
  • Guiding
    on and implementing new records management policies and classification
  • Providing
    a policy framework to guide staff in the management of their records and
    use of the employer’s records system
  • Manage
    all requests from staff for access to archived documentation; ensuring
    appropriate approvals, tracking and accountability for records “checked
    out” from the archive
  • Ensure
    the effective preparation of the archives in advance of all audits
  • Ensure
    the effective tracking and return of all documents during audits
  • Supervise
    temporary records clerks as necessary
2. Financial Management &
  • The
    incumbent will manage all program petty cash
  • Ensure
    all payments are entered into the online banking module (NBOL) in line
    with MSI financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure
    all payments being processed are duly authorized and accompanied with
    adequate supporting documents
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold professional qualification in archiving or
    library science desirable
  • Hold
    a Relevant degree or diploma, or equivalent experience
  • Proven
    experience managing complex hard copy and electronic archive system in a
    donor funded program
  • Highly
    organised and detail oriented
  • Working
    knowledge of donor archiving regulations essential
  • Possess
    the ability to perform under pressure
  • Keen
    attention to detail
  • Ability
    to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Cross-functional
    team player
  • Fluency
    in more than one Ugandan language is desirable
The Finance Officer and
Archivist is required to demonstrate MSI Uganda’s core values of:
    • Accountability of all staff to each other and our clients and
    • Equality of opportunity and access
    • Value for money in the management of our resources
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter by
email to
Please do not attach transcripts
Deadline: Friday 13th March, 2015 by 5pm
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