Head of Finance and Administration Non-profit Careers – ANPPCAN

Organization: African
Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect
(ANPPCAN)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About US:
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child
Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a non-profit child focused
organization working to protect and promote the rights of children in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Head of
Finance and Administration will offer strategic direction and leadership in the
area of financial management and to ensure that the organisation’s overall
strategic objectives are met within the framework of the financial management
policies. The Head of Finance and Administration also ensures that there is
adherence to local and international financial management procedures and
guidelines. The job is critical towards:
·        
Supporting the Executive Director in ensuring
efficient and effective utilization of the organization’s human and financial
resources in accordance with ANPPCAN’s policies and procedures,
·        
Providing overall leadership to the Finance and
Administration team of the organisation, maintaining a sound and optimal Human
resources management system and environment in the organisation,
·        
Supporting the Executive Director in the overall
management of the organization as part of the organization’s senior management
team as well as the smooth day-to-day administration of the ANPPCAN Secretariat
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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Responsible for ensuring the development,
implementation and monitoring of ANPPCAN’s financial transactions.
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Ensuring that transactions are recorded, in line
with fund accounting policies, on an accurate and timely basis and financial
reports and accountabilities are provided to stakeholders by the prescribed
deadlines.
·        
In charge of maintaining a strong internal
control environment. Promote a shared culture and ownership of strong internal
controls throughout the organization.
·        
Ensuring the implementation and monitoring of
internal control processes that are in line with existing ANPPCAN’s finance
policies and minimize loss of organization’s assets.
·        
Preparing and analysing timely and accurate
financial statements direct from the ANPPCAN’s financial database. Produce
monthly management accounts and monitoring for performance and efficiency.
Analyze ANPPCAN’s financial data on a monthly basis; track key indicators and
timelines. Provide written or verbal analysis for management and program staff
as and when required.
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Work closely with other management team members
to develop and finalize the quarterly and annual plans and budgets. Prepare
budgets for all concepts papers and proposals in cooperation with the program
development team in accordance with the deadlines.
·        
In charge of ensuring that the organization at
all times remains compliant to all relevant laws and regulations by constantly
monitoring and adhering to the legal and regulatory requirements.
·        
Ensuring that the operating environment
minimises the risk for the potential loss of organizational resources and
reputation. Advise management on corrective measures needed and success of
previous actions taken.
·        
Supporting all external audits ensuring the
timely implementation of all audit recommendations.
·        
Ensuring proper accountability for the
organization’s funds as per the established guidelines and procedures.
·        
Supporting the Executive Director in the
recruitment, training, disciplining and promotion of staff as appropriate.
Develop staff development opportunities and promote performance management
systems.
·        
Supporting the Executive Director in the overall
management of the organization as part of the senior management team as well as
day to day administration of the Secretariat.
·        
Carrying out any other duties as might be
necessary for maintaining and effective financial management system.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from a reputable university. A
Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting is desirable.
·        
Full professional accounting qualifications such
as ACCA, CPA.
·        
At least five years’ experience with at least
three of these at management level in accounting and finance preferably in an
NGO sector
·        
Broad knowledge of MS computer packages and
Quickbooks accounting software
·        
Broad knowledge of donor accounting procedures
·        
Working knowledge of tax laws and systems in
Uganda
·        
Skills in budgeting and budgetary control
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit this
filled Application Form, download here and send it to this
E-mail address: recruitment@anppcanug.org.
Deadline: Friday, 18th November,
2016 by 5pm
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

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