Finance Manager Careers – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Finance Manager
Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About FCA:
Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation
organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in
humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an
alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming
one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to
continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living
and fulfil their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and
Job Summary: The Finance
Manager is responsible for the financial management of the country programme,
ensuring compliance with relevant laws, donor and internal policies and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement and develop FCA’s financial and
    administrative policies and procedures
  • Provide financial oversight of the country
  • Ensure effective management accounting and
    donor reporting processes are in place for the country programme
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of
    all financial accounting routines and reports
  • Implement, manage and develop internal
  • Maintain overall budget development,
    control and Monitoring
  • Manage and supervise the finance,
    administration and Logistics teams
  • Build the capacity of the financial and
    administrative staff and partners
  • Take part in procurement of goods/services
    and ensure adherence to FCA procedures for procurement of goods and
    supplies needed and accounting for said transactions
  • Ensure FCA complies with local Ensure FCA
    complies with local labour laws and employer requirements
  • Ensure FCA Complies with National Tax and
    NGO reporting Obligations
  • Ensure that local staff policies are
    sufficiently documented, developed and implemented
  • Provide Business Modelling and risk
    assessment advice for country programme development projects
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate external,
    internal, donor or government audits
  • Prepare accurate forecasts of cash
    requirements and take part in the preparation of funding requests
  • Prepare official/ad hoc reports as
    required by the management or other staff, HQ, donor or other stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church
    Aid (FCA) Finance Manager job placement should hold an advanced degree in
    Finance or Accounting, and/or relevant accounting certification
  • Five years of related professional
    experience with an international organization in a similar context
  • Prior experience overseeing
    self-implemented financial operations for a field-based programme in a
    multicultural environment.
  • Extensive grant management and compliance
    experience with large institutional donors
  • Extensive experience in procurement
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention
    to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with
    colleagues across the organisation
  • Advanced Knowledge in MS Office
    applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint); accounting
  • Familiar or previous experience with
    accounting systems (preferably QuickBooks)
  • Proficiency in written and oral English
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Finn Church Aid (FCA) should
express their interest by applying online.
Deadline: 7th January
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