Senior Finance Officer Career Opportunity – Transparency International Uganda (TIU)

Job Title:     Senior Finance Officer
Organization: Transparency
International Uganda (TIU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
     
About US:
Transparency International Uganda (TIU) is a national chapter of
Transparency International – The global coalition against corruption. It is a
registered nongovernmental organization working to create change towards a
Uganda free of corruption.
Job Summary: The Senior
Finance Officer will be responsible for the full spectrum of financial and
management accounting, including regulatory reporting for Transparency
International Uganda. The incumbent will manage the Organization’s financial,
policies and oversee all financial, functions including accounting, control
systems, budget, credit, insurance, taxes and internal capacity enhancement
partners in accordance with TIU Finance and accounting policy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Steer
    the development, supervision and coordination of the implementation of
    organizational financial systems, policies, practices, procedures and
    ensure compliance and effective work practices
  • Lead
    and facilitate capacity enhancement of staff and CSOs/Community partners
    on matters of financial reporting to ensure timely completion of key
    financial plans, processes and compliance to contract management
    obligations
  • Manage
    the preparation of financial reports to stakeholders of the network in
    line with FP and accounting standards evaluation and use of funds
  • Provide
    leadership in developing clear and realistic funding plans, budgets and
    forecasts in prospective projects to achieve the organization’s strategic
    goals
  • Enforce
    control of income and expenditure and general financial administration of
    TIU
  • Build
    and maintain regular links and strengthen established networks with key
    Financial Institutions, and Finance Departments of Donor and local
    partners
  • Identify
    finance-related knowledge needs for the TIU, coordinate the generation,
    storage and access to finance-related knowledge in line with the TIU’s
    Strategy
  • Continually
    review work practices and procedures for better operational efficiency and
    potential issues in accounts, financial processes and controls and
    proactively raise management attention to act and resolve
  • Identify
    and communicate major funding gaps and recommend appropriate remedial
    action.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University degree in Business
    Administration, Accounting, Commerce or any related qualification. Masters
    in Business Administration and professional Accountant qualification like
    ACCA, CPA, CIMA will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of five (5) years of financial experience at Senior Management
    level three of which must be from a recognized Non Government
    Organization.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience in the design, implementation and monitoring
    systems of financial management, controls and accounting systems and
    experience in producing budgets and financial reports for use by
    management
  • Excellent
    skills in Microsoft Office programmes and knowledge of computerized
    accounting systems preferably Navision or similar packages
  • Excellent
    analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with
    minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills. Facilitation skill is an advantage
  • Adheres
    to TIU’s values, which are: Transparency, Integrity and Accountability.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
cover letters, Curriculum Vita, copies of academic credentials and contact
information for three professional references to info@tiuganda.org / pwandera@tiuganda.org clearly
indication the position applied for in the subject line. Hard copies should be
addressed and delivered to;
The Chairperson,
Transparency International Uganda,
Plot 3 Martyrs Lane Ntinda,
P.O. Box 24335 Kampala
Deadline: 23rd August
2016
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