Administrative/Finance Officer Non-profit Jobs – Real Medicine Foundation (RMF)

Organisation: Real Medicine
Foundation (RMF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Real Medicine Foundation provides humanitarian support to people living
in disaster and poverty stricken areas, focusing on the person as a whole by
providing medical/physical, emotional, economic, and social support.
Job Summary: The
Administrative/Finance Officer establishes and maintains efficient
administrative systems and procedures as well as control mechanisms to support
the smooth running of the operations and ensure compliance with RMF, and UNHCR
and UN administrative, human resources and financial rules and procedures. The
incumbent manages the day-to-day human, financial and administrative resources
of the project; conducts regular checks of the internal controls, leads the
preparation of the monthly accounts closure of the operation, proposes the
administrative budgets of the project, ensuring that disbursements are in
accordance with the administrative budget and RMF’s and UNHCR’s Financial
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will manage the day-to-day
    personnel, financial and administrative resources of the project.
  • Undertake missions to field locations to
    review administrative and financial arrangements and make appropriate
    recommendations as required.
  • The jobholder will formulate, implement
    staff safety and security measures and ensure Minimum Operational Security
    Standards (MOSS) compliance, in consultation with the Programme Officer
    and RMF Country Director.
  • Manage the recruitment, appointments and
    administrative formalities concerning local General Service staff and
    support the recruitment process of internal staff.
  • Coordinate training and capacity-building
    activities to staff in administrative related areas.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly and
    year-end closure of accounts, including bank reconciliation, and submit
    reports to RMF headquarters as per prescribed deadlines.
  • Prepare a consolidated budget for the
    project operation for approval by RMF Uganda Country Office and RMF
  • The incumbent will select and negotiate
    with local service providers, within the established financial parameters.
  • Certify country financial expenditures.
  • Settle amounts due, or recover outstanding
  • Ensure timely and effective follow up to
    audit observations and recommendations.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business
    Administration, or related field OR university degree in another field
    combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance
    (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
  • At least two years of relevant experience
    with Advanced University/Master’s Degree (4 years with
    University/Bachelor’s Degree).
  • Applicants should be in alignment with
    Real Medicine Foundation’s values of respect and dignity, its vision of
    ‘Liberating Human Potential’ and ‘Empowering Local Leadership,’ and its
    mission of providing humanitarian support to people living in disaster and
    poverty-stricken areas, focusing on the person as a whole by providing
    medical/physical, emotional, social, and economic support.
  • Languages: Excellent knowledge
    of English and good working knowledge of another Ugandan language.
NB: This employment start
date is 5th of October 2016.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must send Email their
updated CVs and cover letters to or mail sealed
to: RMF Uganda; Kamalu Makerere Kavule, Kampala opposite Total Petrol station
Kavule or call: 0702994110.
Deadline: 30th September 2016
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