UNHCR Project Jobs – Senior Finance and Administration Officer at Windle Trust WTU

Organization: Windle Trust Uganda
Funding Source: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Reports to: Finance &
Administration Manager
Duty Station: Nakivale, Uganda
About US:
Windle Trust
Uganda is Non-profit organization whose primary mission is to equip refugees
and others affected by conflict in Africa to meet the challenges of development
through providing access to education, training, and employment opportunities
by advocacy and direct programme activity. Windle Trust Uganda has been a
leading provider of access to university education, post-primary education, and
vocational training for conflict-affected Africans since 1996.
About UNHCR Project:
Windle Trust
Uganda (WTU) works in partnership with the UNHCR in various Refugee Settlements
operation areas in Nakivale, Oruchinga, Kyaka, Kiryandongo, Arua, Adjumani and Rwamwanja.
Job Summary: The Senior
Finance and Administration Officer will be responsible for Grants Management
hence ensuring that all donor funds are properly identified, utilized, recorded
and reported.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure that proper accounting records are maintained
regarding the management and transactions of the programme;
Maintain/update the accounting system for the
programme which includes a cashbook, general ledger and bank reconciliation;
Prepare and submit monthly expenditure reports
giving information on funds advanced, the amounts accounted for, bank reconciliation
and progress against the budget;
Maintain and organize the filling system for source
documents and aid at the end of the financial year for external audits.
Prepare procurement management reports based on
records of procurement.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a bachelor’s
degree in Business Administration Accounting and Finance or accounts/financial
management with a
At least three years of relevant professional
experience in financial management in the NGO sector
Additional professional qualifications such as
(ACCA/CPA stage II) and practical experience with QuickBooks accounting
software is a must.
The applicant should have comprehensive knowledge in
donor financial rules and regulations; procurement and government policies and
regulations especially on taxation.
Fluency in English is required.
How to Apply: 
All interested
applicants should submit their applications including detailed curriculum
vitae, three referees and copies of their relevant academic and professional
documents addressed to:
Human Resource
Windle Trust
Mawanda Road,
Mulago Hill
P. O. Box 24230
Kampala.  Uganda
Note: Applicants should clearly specify the job Title and
location for positions they are applying for.
Deadline: 14th December, 2015.

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