Head of Finance Employment Opportunity – SOS Children’s Villages

Job Title:       Head of Finance
Organization: SOS Children’s
Reports to: National
Duty Station: Entebbe,
About US:
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social
development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a
worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and
other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in
Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri,
Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.
Key Duties and
  • Strategic Leadership and planning
  • Treasury, Liquidity & Risk Management
  • Audit
  • Donor Contract Management & Reporting
  • HR Management
  • Administrative Roles
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Head of
    Finance job placement must hold a 
    good Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA, CPA
  • A minimum of five years of accounting
    experience at senior level in a busy organisation 
  • Additional experience in NGO community
    funded programmes including managing donor grants will be of great
  • Broad knowledge and sound understanding of
    current financial management and funding arrangements is desirable.
  • Previous exposure and knowledge in the use
    of accounting software.
  • Ability to work well in a team comprised
    of people with diverse cultural and disciplinary backgrounds.
  • Excellent leadership and communication
  • Highly self-motivated, able to initiate
    new ideas and willing to travel across our project locations from time to
  • Above: 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their application letters, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of
academic certificates, and names and contact details of three traceable
referees to the address below:
The National Human Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,
25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, Abaita Ababiri, P.O. Box 27510, Kampala
Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single Document not
exceeding eight pages to: elizabeth.opio@sosuganda.org
Deadline: 18th April,
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