Finance Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – Raising Voices

Job Title:   Finance
Organisation: Raising
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
About US:
Raising Voices is a non-profit
organization which works to prevent interpersonal violence that happens in the
home, in the communities and within institutions that community members use on
a regular basis.
Job Summary: The Finance
Coordinator will oversee, supervise and support all the finance management
functions of the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervising
    Finance Team to ensure efficient operation of the Finance department.
  • Formulation,
    review and implementation of policies, systems and procedures to enhance and
    ensure efficient management of finances.
  • Managing
    individual grant expenditure with respect to contractual grant
  • Managing
    sub-granting process including due pre-award assessments, capacity
    building and review of accountabilities submitted and exercise of
    fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Reviewing
    requisitions and payments before approval by the Director.
  • Reviewing
    data captured in Navision before YTD Preparation. This will involve
    checking accuracy of Trial Balance, statement of Financial position, and
    statement of income.
  • Ensuring
    implementation of sound accounting practice and resource management.
  • Liaising
    with auditors to ensure that audits are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring
    that recommendations made by the auditors are implemented.
  • Managing
    communication with external agencies and partners regarding finance management.
  • Positively
    contribute to organizational culture and participate fully in staff
  • Oversee
    and supervise the preparation of staff Payroll and remittance of statutory
    returns (PAYE, NSSF, Withholding
  • Tax
    and Local Service Tax) and ensure compliance with statutory regulations.
  • Production
    of all financial reports based on existing finance management system.
  • Planning,
    implementation and control of operational and supplementary budgets.
  • Supporting
    Finance and Admin team in proper asset management.
  • Proper
    execution of requisitions, expenditure and accountability of
    organizational resources.
  • Preparations
    of timely and accurate donor and management reports, and budget proposals that
    includes being responsive to donor conditions.
  • Reconciliation
    and filing of bank statements on a monthly basis with appropriate approval.
  • The
    procurement process and ensure compliance to prudent financial principles
    and value for money.
  • Any
    other responsibilities which may be related to prudent resource
    management, statutory compliance or assigned by the Director commensurate
    with the role of a senior staff at Raising Voices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Raising Voices Finance Coordinator job placement hold an
    Honors degree in accounting or commerce with professional qualification in
    CPA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Seven
    years proven skills in senior finance management in reputable and
    comparable organizations.
  • Expertise
    in accounting software preferably Navision or similar software.
  • Experience
    of no profit sector including management of grants
  • Experience
    of managing grants within contractual conditionalities.
  • Personal
    integrity and transparency, serving as a role model for others.
  • Effective
    communicator and willingness to champion Raising Voices’ values.
  • Strong
    analytical and management skills.
  • Excellent
    ability to synthesize, understand and communicate complex issues
    effectively to non-finance staff.
  • Keen
    appreciation of quality and standards, displaying mature demeanor and with
    ability to take responsibility for delivering results.
  • Experience
    and knowledge of statutory requirements and tax law in Uganda.
  • Experience
    of NGO sector, grant managements and audits.
  • Strong
    computer skills including Microsoft Office, Accounting software (NAVISION)
How to Apply:
All candidates should send complete
applications to: with ‘Finance Coordinator’ in the
subject line, and include:
  • Completed
    Eligibility Form (
    to download).
  • An
    updated CV with indication of your preferred way of being contacted.
  • A
    thoughtful cover letter that includes why you are interested in this
    position at this point in your career, and why you feel you are a good
    match for Raising Voices.
  • A
    one-page writing sample that articulates your understanding of how
    practice based learning can strengthen activist organizations and
    contribute to advancing the field of violence prevention.
Deadline: 20th April 2018
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