Finance and Administration (F&A) Coordinator Job Opportunity – Duma Works

Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Muyenga, Kampala,
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is recruiting on behalf of one of our clients.
The company is a social enterprise that delivers safe drinking water to social
institutions like schools.
About the Hiring Company:
The company is a for-profit, social enterprise dedicated to providing
safe drinking water solutions at scale. 
We sell high-performing water purification systems to social
institutions (like schools, hospitals and health clinics) and workplaces, with
multiyear, low-cost credit terms so that providing safe, great tasting drinking
water to students, patients and employees is easier than ever.  We’re the first drinking water solutions
company to allow schools to time their installment payments with the receipt of
schools fees.  We’re also the first to
provide a 2-year preventive maintenance program included in every installation.
This firm is growing quickly and is already in over 1,100 Uganda schools, and
is aiming to reach 5,000 Ugandan schools by 2018 and is now in the process of
regional expansion.  
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration (F&A) Coordinator will actively contribute to the day to day
financial and administrative activities of the organization, and play a key
role in adhering and implementing company finance and administration
policies.  The F&A Coordinator will
be assigned ongoing responsibilities in finance, including bookkeeping,
Quickbooks transaction entries, report preparation, bank reconciliation, and
others, as well as in administration, including: inventory management and
reconciliation, vehicle and logistics, procurement, asset management, and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively contribute to financial systems
implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and
Help ensuring effective internal controls and
minimizing risks
Maintain books, record transactions via
Quickbooks, reconcile discrepancies
Actively contribute to monthly close procedures,
including bank reconciliation
Offer support in the preparation of monthly and
quarterly financial reports
Implement tasks across multiple functional areas
including HR, procurement, inventory, asset disposition, travel and logistics
Carry out local procurement, ensuring full
compliance with company policy
Help to manage inventory and all other assets,
monitor and report daily stock movements, ensure proper reconciliation on an
ongoing basis (weekly and monthly)
Provide active support to the Customer Service
Team and Installations Team as needed
Pro-actively make recommendations for better
work methods for improved efficiency and company profitability
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics or related
education. Certification in CPM a plus but not required
At least three years’ relevant experience with
increasing levels of responsibility 
Self-starter with strong problem solving skills,
ability to multi-task, and strong attention to detail
Must have the force of character sufficient to
properly represent the organization’s 
interests with suppliers and be a person of high integrity as well as
team player
Computer literacy i.e. proficient with Microsoft
Office systems
Proficiency in Quick Books is highly desirable
Ability to read, speak, write, and understand
the English language
Willingness to continuously learn and be open to
feedback to improve individual development
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: with the subject line as “2434”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 2404 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through. You can also send updated CV to
 Deadline: 30th October 2016
N.B. When applying to any
job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a
confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening
test over email or SMS. The test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient.
The test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background.
Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the
process,  please reach out to 0702093793. 
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be
able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and
the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.
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