Senior Associate Finance and Payroll Careers – Evidence Action

Organization: Evidence
Action
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Executive
Secretary – HEPPR
About US:
Evidence Action is dedicated to improving the lives of millions of
people across Africa and Asia. Our approach fills the gap between research
about “what works” and implementing solutions for people in need. We
operate in ten countries across the globe and positively impact hundreds of
millions of lives every year in a measurable way by delivering our
evidence-based interventions where the need and opportunity are greatest.
Job Summary: The Senior
Associate Finance and Payroll will carry out general accounting, financial
reporting and payroll administration duties for Evidence Action in Uganda
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Managing all finance staff and Finance
Department operations in country.
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Responsible for accurate maintenance of the Sage
lntacct system by ensuring accurate entries are done and charged to the correct
donor.
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Tasked with verifying all payment vouchers for
accuracy and completeness before processing and posting into the accounting
system.
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Keep track of all tax related payments.
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Prepare payroll and ensure staff are paid by 28th
of every month.
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Prompt maintenance of Payroll system with staff
updates liaising with the HR.
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Ensuring Payroll documents are properly filed
and in safe custody under key and lock at all time.
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Demonstrate keenness to details on updating
staff info in the payroll system, ensuring compliance to labor law.
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Represent Finance team in various program
meetings.
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Ensure accurate 
and timely  Cash
disbursements  and Ensure proper
documentation  of all payments  to staff, partners and vendors
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Manage accounts receivable from staff and Partners.
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Review for compliance with donor and
organizational policies/guidelines on all payments.
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Provide financial and compliance
guideline/training to staff.
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Prepare timely staff returns for management
review.
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Follow-up with the Sub grantees on periodic
financial liquidation status.
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Prepare & compute withholding taxes and
other statutory deductions in accordance to the Law.
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Preparations of company returns report to be
reviewed and approved by DFA-AR
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Coordinating and ensuring the Asset register
updated often.
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Other duties as assigned
Key Performance Indicators:
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Timely verification of invoices and processing
of payments.
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Timely Payroll process and salary payments.
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Ensure the finance and accounting policy and all
its annexes are adhered to for all purchases at Evidence Action and liaise with
(DFAAR) for any revisions and updates needed.
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Ensure all donor regulations are met for all
purchases including processing of tax exemption for USAID funded purchases
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Verification of invoices and processing payments
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Managing Inventory and Property registers for
the organization as will be delegated by supervising officer
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Ensure a clean and timely audit with no material
findings.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in finance or any other 
related field.
·        
MBA in Finance or Accounting is an added
advantage
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Professional certification in ACCA or CPA
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The preferred candidate should also be a
member  of the Professional  body for Accountants  in Uganda.
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At least five years of related experience
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Excellent oral and written communication skills
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Audit management experience in donor funded
programs.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below.
Deadline: Friday, 24th November,
2017
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