Charity Organization Jobs – Finance Officer at Fields of Life

Job Title:     Finance Officer
OrganisationFields of Life
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda 
About Us:
Fields of Life is a charitable development organisation which is
committed to sharing the Christian faith by collaborating with local
communities and churches in East Africa to bring about positive change through
the provision of quality education, clean water, health promotion and other
community based projects. It has supported establishment of schools across East
Africa. The supported schools have become the hub of Fields of Life’s other
programmes like quality education, child sponsorship, water sanitation and
hygiene (WASH), and Christian outreach.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will be responsible for the routine accounting functions, prepare and
produce periodic financial reports including financial analysis for the
organisation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee FOL accounts, and ensure that all
    financial transactions are accurate and properly documented and posted on
    FOL software system
  • Responsible for preparing accounting
    reports in a timely manner in compliance with established procedures
  • Receive and review financial
    accountabilities of staff on a regular basis
  • Regularly check accuracy of the schools
    financial reports and that their financial performance is in adherence to
    FOL’s policy
  • Submit and send monthly reports on staff
    accountability status
  • Update and maintain records of financial
    documents
  • Prepare payroll and arrange payment of
    salaries to staff
  • Update and maintain the fixed assets
    register.
  • Actively participate in mid-year and
    annual stock counts and spot checks
  • Actively participate in the annual
    external audit
  • Expeditiously follow-up on all tax issues
    and other statutory obligations
  • Supports Finance and Administration
    Manager in preparing quarterly and annual reports.
  • Regularly analyse vehicles fuel
    consumption on a monthly basis
  • Significantly contribute actively in the
    development of mechanisms which ensure that operations of FOL are
    implemented in a cost effective manner.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts
    reports for FOL and bank reconciliation statements
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The candidates should hold Professional accounting
    qualifications i.e. at least partial completion of ACCA (completed level2)
    or CPA (completed level 3)
  • At least three or more years’ hands-on all
    round experience working in an accounting environment, preferably in an
    NGO operating nationwide.
  • Past experience in the use of Quick books
    or any accounting software is crucial
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and
create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses.
Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job
requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted
in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.
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