Finance and Administration Manager – South Eastern Private Sector Promotion Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL)

Organisation: South Eastern
Private Sector Promotion Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive
Officer (CEO)
About Us:
South Eastern Private Sector Promotion Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL) evolved
from Busia Private Sector Promotion Centre, which was established in 1998 by
the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) and the
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a GoU/UNDP programme. In 2003,
the Promotion Centre was re-profiled and registered as a company limited by
guarantee. SEPSPEL’s mission is “To empower the vulnerable communities to
attain improved standards of living on a sustainable basis.” The organization
has operations in 28 Districts. We focus on Livelihoods, Education, Advocacy,
Human Rights, Water and Sanitation and Private Sector Capacity building.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration Manager (FAM) will mainly be responsible for the financial and
administrative management of SEPSPEL. The incumbent will formulate, monitor and
review SEPSPEL’s financial resources management and utilisation. The incumbent
will ensure the formulation, review and implementation of administrative
policies and procedures. He/she will be responsible for Budget preparation,
Budget analysis, Projection, Control, Management, Financial reporting and
overall Administration.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Financial Management:
  • The incumbent will analyze and assess the
    financial impact of management decisions both prior and subsequent to
    implementation and advise accordingly
  • Ensure the necessary cash flow to finance
    planned activities and operation;
  • Safeguard resources through appropriate
    financial controls;
  • Provide a financial framework for planning
    future activities and operations;
  • Manage transaction and processing systems
    which produce information for the control of planned activities and
    operations;
  • Ensure legality and regularity in the use
    of funds;
  • Pay attention to concepts of value for
    money in all transactions done
  • File and submit all statutory returns as
    stated by the laws of Uganda.
  • Manage and monitor computerized financial
    system for all the projects implemented by SEPSPEL
Financial Reporting:
  • Coordinate and consolidate financial
    reports generated by accountants and submit to the different donors as per
    donor guidelines
  • Prepare and submit reports that are
    necessary for the day-to-day management of SEPSPEL in accordance with the
    International Accounting Standards and donor requirements.
  • Prepare final accounts for the
    organization
  • Prepare monthly Bank reconciliation
    statements for all the bank accounts
  • Lead the audit process both internal and
    external
Asset Management:
  • Coordinate staff under your department to
    maintain up-to-date asset register for the organization/projects
  • Work with Staff under your department to
    establish asset management and control procedures in line with the
    Company/donor requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance and
    Accounting from a recognized University;
  • Professional course such as CPA, ACCA is
    an added advantage
  • At least five years’ working experience in
    Finance department in an NGO environment;
  • Experience with USAID, DFID and other
    donor funded projects is an added advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of the national
    policies and laws related to the finance function and ability to work with
    big teams in a busy environment.
  • Age: Between 27-37 years
How to Apply:
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their applications including an
application letter clearly specifying the position and Salary History, A
Curriculum Vitae/Resume, Copies of Academic Transcripts and any relevant
trainings and Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional
references addressed to:
The CEO SEPSPEL,
P.O. Box 62, Busia,
PLOT 10 Ogoola Road,
Hand deliver your applications to any of the offices below:
  • Kampala Office, Kyebando Central; near
    City View High School
  • Jinja office: Gabula Road opposite Crisis
    Pregnancy Centre,
  • Bugiri Office, near Gilgal Guest House
  • Iganga Regional office, Kaliro Road near
    Sterling Construction offices/Mutukula Market Area
  • Busia office near District Headquarters
E-mail to: sepspel@gmail.com
Deadline: 30th
September, 2016 by 2:00 pm

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