Earn 3.9m as Finance Officer – Belgian Development Agency (BTC) Uganda

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Finance Officer (2 Job Placements)
Organization: Belgian Development Agency (BTC) Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 3,900,000 and UGX 4,600,000
Reports to: International Financial and Contracting
Co-ordinator (FCC)
About US:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its
expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of
the international community and works towards a society that provides present
and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and
fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and
programmes in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future,
BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made
by the Minister of Development Cooperation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Budgeting and Financial Planning: Provides all necessary
accounting data and information to the Financial Project Controller and
International Contracting Coordinator, for him to be able to follow up on
budget and planning.
Cash Management and Administration
  • Prepare, register and keep cheques
  • Prepare staff payroll for bank transfers
    at the end of each month.
  • Ensures all invoices from external parties
    (contractors, suppliers…) are paid in due time, by bank transfer, cheque
    or cash and arrange those documents by date: her/his task of preparing
    bank transfer and cheque documents. And manage pipe line payment to
    external parties.
  • Attend and record all bank transactions,
    maintain bank accounts, ensure monthly bank statements and account
    overviews
Financial Management
  • Responsible for registration of all
    project expenses, following guidelines and within the deadlines;
  • Produce monthly statements for control by
    management, make all necessary corrections and make all preparations for
    the monthly closing of the accounting, including reconciliation of
    regional accounts.
  • Supervise smooth accounting of advances.
    This includes verification of financial reports, expenses and supporting
    documents.
  • Check and control to ensure quality and
    completeness of justification and supporting accounting documents of all
    expenses following guidelines
  • Ensure monthly balance of Bank/Cashbooks/
    Cashboxes and bank statements are the same, and responsible for completion
    and approval of reconciliation statements if any.
  • Responsible for transparent and consistent
    filing of all accounting, banking and cash management documents at central
    level



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant must hold a University
    degree in Administration and accounting or a related field
  • Qualified member of the professional
    accounting bodies such as CPA, CIMA and ACCA is an asset;
  • Five years of proven experience in
    financial and administrative management.
  • Working experience with Government of
    Uganda (central or local) or a reputable NGO or bilateral organization is
    an added advantage.
  • Specific project management experience is
    an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills in MS Excel, MS Word
    and Accounting packages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills
  • Good understanding of Local Governments,
    International Organizations and NGOs
Personal Qualities
  • Team management orientation
  • Concern for standards and attention to
    details
  • Able to work independently and under
    stressful conditions
  • Proactive work ethics and ability to take
    initiative
  • Result orientated
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an
application letter, an updated CV (Resume) with copies of academic and
professional certificates as well at least 3 (Three) recent referees with their
contacts addressed to;
Human Resource Officer;
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 29th December 2017
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