NGO Jobs – Finance and Administration Manager at Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)

Organisation: Uganda Women’s
Network (UWONET)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About UWONET:
Uganda Women’s
Network (UWONET) is an advocacy and lobbying coalition of national women’s
organisations, institutions and individuals in Uganda formed in 1993. UWONET
stands to promote and enhance networking, collective visioning and action among
membership and with different actors working towards development and the
transformation of unequal gender relations in the Ugandan society.  UWONET focuses on influencing policy and
practice changes through policy advocacy; networking; information management
and institutional strengthening and capacity building.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration Manager will support the NGO in overseeing the finance and
administration department.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the
supervision of the Executive Director, the position will perform the following
functions:
·        
Responsible for budget and cash flow monitoring and
financial management of resources and funds
·        
Carry out audits and liaise with external auditors
to ensure annual monitoring is carried out.
·        
Prepare and submit financial reports, statements and
balance sheets
·        
Initiate and implement policies and guidelines
regarding to financial management and control
·        
Prepare financial budgets and projections
·        
Provide and interpret financial information
·        
Develop financial management mechanisms and
guidelines that minimizes financial risks
·        
Manage organization’s financial accounting,
monitoring and reporting systems.
·        
Supervising and overseeing staff under the
department of administration and management.
·        
Build and maintaining working external relationships
with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory
organizations.
·        
Fundraising and resource mobilization.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Executive
Director from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s in either
Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, or related discipline.
·        
Full membership of an accounting professional body
such as ACCA, CPA or CIA.
·        
A minimum of ten years’ experience in a related
field, preferably in the Development/ NGO sector.
·        
Prior experience in managing sub granting.
·        
Significant experience in financial planning and
management.
·        
Computer literacy skills a must with strong
knowledge of Outlook, Excel and pastel accounting package.
·        
Strong team building skills
NB: This is a senior management position and the
successful candidate must therefore be able to work under minimum supervision
and will be expected to start work by 1st December 2015.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs including three
references with contact details and copies of academic and professional
testimonials should be sent by email to: careers@uwonet.or.ug OR Hand deliver
to the address below addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Plot 710, Bbuye
Kigoowa,
Mirembe Close,
Ntinda
P. O. Box
27991, Kampala. Uganda
NB: Any inquiries should be submitted through the email
addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.
Deadline: 30th October, 2015

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