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Earn Over 24,000 US Dollars Annually as Project Finance and Administration Officer – MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program

Organization: Makerere
University MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: US $ 24,000 Per
Annum
Reports to: Project
Finance Manager
         
About US:
Makerere University is the
oldest and premier University in Uganda which strives to becoming the leading
institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa. It received
funding from The MasterCard Foundation to support scholars from disadvantaged
backgrounds.
Job Summary:  The Project Finance and Administration Officer
will support the Project Manager & Finance Manager in the financial
Management of the MCF Scholars Program, in accordance with the University
Finance Manual and the MCF financial regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of preparing cheques, vouchers and ensure timely facilitation for
    all project activities.
  • Keenly
    track expenditures against budgets and ensure that the expenditures are
    incurred in accordance with the contract.
  • Oversee
    and monitor finance documents movement between the relevant stages of
    verification and approval &Input of primary data in the Accounting
    system.
  • Render
    support in the preparation of annual budgets, quarterly financial reports.
  • Ensure
    timely accountability of the project funds
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Project Finance
    Manager
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold an Honour’s degree in Commerce
    (Accounting, Business Administration or any other related field from
    recognised institution.
  • Possession
    of professional qualification such as ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in managing project funds.
  • Past
    exposure and experience working in a university/education institution
    environment will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good
    working knowledge of accounting software packages
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their applications, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates
and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicants’
education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three
referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at
least two referees have forwarded references concerning their application.  The complete applications should be hand
delivered to Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor Main Building,
Makerere University and addressed to:
The Director
Human Resources
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala
NB: Only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted
Deadline: 23rd July, 2015.
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