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Non-profit Careers – Finance and Accounting Manager




Organisation: People Performance Group (PPG)
–Non-profit Organization
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
People Performance Group is a human
resource HR recruitment firm which seeks to recruit for its valuable client, an
international non-profit research organization with offices worldwide. They
promote effective solutions to global poverty problems.
Job Summary: The Finance and Accounting Manager will
be responsible for all       aspects of financial
management of the country program, ensuring compliance with the internal
policies and procedures as well as donor regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee
and manage daily country-wide accounting and finance functions including the
timely recording of transactions, cash management, banking, payroll, inventory,
receivables, and payables.
·        
In
charge of planning and implementation of systems for financial operations in
both the main country office and in field offices in accordance with the its
Field Finance Manual and donor regulations, including systems for cash flow
management, budgeting, consolidation of accounting information, internal
controls, financial reporting, financial record-keeping, grant management and
compliance to all statutory regulations.
·        
Hire,
train and supervise the finance staff in country.
·        
Maintain
banking relations and plan and monitor country cash flow requirements to ensure
the smooth implementation of its programs.
·        
The
incumbent will be asked to provide monthly standard accounting submissions to
Headquarters, including general ledger files, account reconciliations,
expenditures by cost center/project, required sub-grantee reporting, as well as
other financial information in a timely and accurate manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for this NGO vacancy must hold an accounting or finance degree.
Possession of an MBA is preferred.
·        
Possession
of Professional qualification in accounting is a must.
·        
At
least five years of progressive financial management experience is required.
·        
A
minimum of four or more years’ experience in grants management.
·        
Three
years’ international experience is required; international NGO/ PVO field
office experience is preferred.
·        
Detailed
knowledge and understanding of donor regulations is required.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to
apply by sending an updated CV and cover letter with three work related
referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “Finance
and Accounting Manager.” E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante
Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala Uganda
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
NB:
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for
interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification.
Deadline: 15th July 2015
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