Finance and Project Controller Career Placement – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Organisation: Belgian Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Contracting Coordinator
About BTC:
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government
Ministries, are implementing the bilateral cooperation between Uganda &
Belgium.
Job Summary:  The Finance
and Project Controller is mainly responsible for a variety of administrative
and finance-related tasks
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the preparation of
    quarterly financial planning
  • Ensure the proper budget control of
    commitments
  • Sign payments with a certain threshold     
  • Check and follow up on contracts with
    Local Governments
  • Expeditiously follow up on audit
    recommendations
  • Responsible for the administrative HR
    management
  • The incumbent will also make sure of  consolidation and reporting towards the
    partner
  • In charge of capacity building of finance
    team and partner staff
  • Follow up and improve the internal control
    system
  • Tasked to manage budget and cost analysis
  • Ensure and regularly check for
    accountability on a monthly basis
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Finance and Project Controller should
    preferably hold a Degree in accounting, finance and/or administration or
    related field
  • Certified Accountant with ACCA, CPA, CIMA
    or similar and a member of a professional
  • body e.g. ICPAU
  • At least seven years’ experience in
    accounting, preferably in a similar position
  • Significant experience in project
    management
  • Prior experience with an international
    organization or NGO experience is an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of and experience with
    tax related matters in Uganda
  • Detailed working knowledge of excel and
    word is essential
  • Past experience working with Local
    Government and Ministries is an added advantage
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills
  • Team management orientation
  • Concern for standards and keen attention
    to details
  • Ability to work independently and under stressful
    conditions
  • Proactive work ethics and ability to take
    initiative
  • Able to lead and develop others
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter and copy of the applicant’s CV with the names and contact
information of three professional referees and send them to: fpcbtc@aikanhr.com. Please clearly
indicate the Job position in the subject title e.g. “Finance and Project
Controller”
NB: Attachments should exceed 2 MB. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Friday 8th May 2015 by 17:00 Hours

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