Finance Manager NGO Careers – Living Water International (LWI)

Job Title:      Finance Manager
Organisation: Living Water International (LWI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
Living Water International (LWI) is a global Non-Governmental
organization that exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities
acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “living
water”- the gospel of Jesus Christ – which alone satisfies the deepest
thirst. Living Water International Uganda (LWIU) was formed in 2009. LWIU is an
affiliate of Living Water International based in Houston, Texas, USA that was
founded in 1990 and currently works in over 20+ countries across Latin America,
the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, and India. LWI Uganda runs an integrated
Water Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) program in South Western Uganda & we
partner with other like-minded organsations to provide safe drinking water,
Community Mobilisation & Gospel Proclamation, Sanitation and Hygiene
Promotion to communities across Uganda.
Job Summary: The Finance Manager
(FM) is a member of the senior management team and reports directly to the
Country Director. The incumbent provides financial oversight to programs and
ensures smooth operation of the finance function and key aspects of
Administration. He/She is the chief advisor to the program on all aspects of
budgeting, financial systems, periodic reporting, procurement systems,
assets/fleet management, grants and contract management and staff. The FM also
undertakes and supports periodic auditing and ensures compliance to policies,
quality standards, regulations and controls in place.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    Finance Manager must hold a University
    Degree in Finance, Business
    Administration or Accounting, Business
    Economics/Finance.
  • Master’s
    Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or related field will be added
    advantage.
  • Professional
    qualification in CPA or ACCA
  • Five
    years’ progressive work experience in Finance in an emerg
    ency and
    development context.
  • Five
    years’ experience in a Senior Management position with International NGOs
    handling multiple roles.
  • Excellent
    leadership, teamwork, strategic thinking and quick decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency
    in computer especially
    Excel, MS Word, presentation
  • Working
    experience with Quick Books accounting software.
  • High
    level of Integrity/ethics, commitment and respect for diversity
  • Self-driven,
    attention to detail,
  • Knowledge
    and familiarity with rule
    s and regulations of major donors &
    partners like USAID, EU, DFID, will be added advantage
  • Experience
    in WASH sector.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants with relevant requirements please submit a
one page application cover letter and not more than 4 pages of CV (please don’t
attach certificates), 3 referees (2 professional & 1 Character) and a
letter from your local church leader to: The HR and Administration Manager,
lwiugandarecruitment@water.cc
Deadline: 23rd March 2018
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