Finance Director NGO Placements – ActionAid International

Job Title:   Finance Director
Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin
America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission is to work with the poor and the
excluded people in the world to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustices
and the inequity that cause it.
Job Summary: The Finance
Director will provide strategic leadership in Financial Management in line with
ActionAid Uganda and International strategies, policies, procedures, statutory
laws and International financial standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Oversee the development of plans and budgets in line
with AAI/AAU policies
Develop and implement an internal control system to
maintain the financial integrity and compliance with MU policies, procedures and
national laws
Regularly review and approve expenditures and other
financial related transactions in line with the financial policies and
Develop and implement financial reporting system in
line with financial framework, policies and procedures
The incumbent will provide technical advice and
support on the program financial matters to the Country Director and other
staff as required.
Provide technical support and guidance to grants and
contracts management to ensure adherence to and compliance with the MU policies
and donor requirements
Coordinate the intemal and external audit engagement
in line with MU policies and international finance reporting
Ensure the integrity of accounting systems and
ensure data security.
Contribute to strategic decision making through CMT
and support to the board
Mentor, supervise, and manage finance staff and
functions in line with the Human Resource Plan (HRP), FPPM and MU Financial
Management framework.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold bachelor’s degree in
Commerce, Business Administration Accounting) or any other relevant
qualification Must be member to a professional Accounting body (ACCA, CPA, ACA,
CIMA, etc.)
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Business
Administration (MBA), Finance sad Accounting is an added advantage
At least five years’ experience in financial
management in a reputable organisation, with a minimum of three years in a
senior Management position.
Practical experience in using computerized financial
accounting packages
Experience working in Non-Governmental organizations
is an added advantage
Financial management skills
Budgeting and budgetary control skills
Computer literacy skills preferably with working knowledge
of accounting packages
Strategic planning skills
Good communication and networking skills
Donor/ Contract management skills
Leadership skills
Impeccable level of integrity and confidentiality in
handling public resources.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to either send their applications via E-mail or hand deliver to or addressed to: The Director Human
Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid International Uganda, Plot
Number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University P.O. Box
676 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Monday 14th December 2015 by
5:00 Pm
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