Finance Officer NGO Job Opportunities – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:         Finance Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Support Manager
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a
faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer contributes to the efficient and effective financial and administrative
management of the office in Yumbe and its outlet offices with a particular
responsibility for the financial management of projects. The Finance Officer
will report to the Finance and Support Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for budgeting, financial quality assurance and monitoring and reporting of
    expenditures of projects.
  • Ensures
    that monthly account reconciliations are timely prepared.
  • Provide
    monthly updates, with brief analysis, on project budgets.
  • Assist
    the Programme Officers and Project Managers in developing budgets for
  • Assist
    in ensuring all office financial tasks (project and office
    budget/operations) are completed/ accurately managed in agreement with the
    line supervisor.
  • Ensure
    that the Financial Manual rules and guidelines are followed.
  • Participate
    in training and building capacity of staff in basic financial management.
  • Keep
    updated on special donor financial requirements, including Danida, EU,
    ECHO, UNHCR and others.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Finance Officer job
    opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce,
    (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) and preferably with a CPA/ACCA
  • Five
    years of experience working in a similar role with an INGO
  • Proven
    capacity to prioritize tasks, plan and organize your own efforts to meet
    objectives and deadlines.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills, and experience in working with a
    partner based approach.
  • Attention
    to detail with strong analytical skills
  • Previous
    experience of working in Humanitarian sector is added advantage
 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.
Deadline: 17th January 2018
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