Non-profit Careers – Finance and Administration Manager at ACTV

Organisation: African Centre for Treatment and
Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The African Centre for
Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) is a Non- Governmental organisation
in Uganda since 1993 whose mandate is to provide physical and psychological
treatment and rehabilitation including legal advice to survivors of torture as
well as to advocate against torture.
Job Summary: The Finance
and Administration Manager will oversee the Finance and Administration
functions of ACTV. He / she will be primarily responsible for the planning,
controlling and ensuring the efficient and effective financial management of
ACTV resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer
    leadership on all financial issues including reporting to the different
  • Actively
    participate in the development and financial oversight of the overall ACTV
    Strategic plan
  • Actively
    participate in the preparation and review of ACTV’s policies and manuals.
  • Establish
    and maintain all policies relating to financial management, financial
    controls and risk.
  • Responsible
    for budget(s) initiation, management, reporting and control.
  • Ensure
    appropriate accountability of funds
  • Manage
    the accounting system and processes.
  • Co-ordinate
    internal and External audits and ensure adherence to legal and other
    statutory requirements
  • Manage
    the efficient and effective administration of the Head Office.
  • The
    incumbent mentors, supervises and appraises the ACTV accounting and
    administration staff
  • Participate
    in proposal writing and resource mobilization.
  • Significantly
    contribute towards ACTV’s strategy formulation and review.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Budget
    Management and Control
  • Financial
    Report Preparation
  • Asset
    and Cash flow Management
  • Head
    Office Administration
  • Training
    /Coaching of ACTV Finance Personnel
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Finance and Administration Manager must hold a degree from a recognized
    university in Accounting and/or Finance. Possession of a Post graduate
    qualification is an added advantage.
  • Possession
    of Professional qualifications (ACCA or CPA-U, etc)
  • A
    minimum of five years’ experience in an International NGO, three years in
    a Senior Management position
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Keen
    attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated
    team builder
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Good
    trainer, facilitator and coach
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in using an accounting package and
    ability to adapt to a new one
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently in developing and implementing action
    plans guided by the organisations strategic plan and willingness to go to
    the field.
  • Good
    report writing skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability
    to think clearly, deeply and broadly
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their applications including detailed curriculum vita, three
(3) professional referees and their contact addresses, as well as certified
copies of academic certificates and any other relevant documents. The complete
documents should be sent to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
African Centre for Treatment
and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Plot No.113, Owen Road,
Off Tufnell Drive – Kamwokya
P.O. Box 6108, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 31st July, 2015
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