Finance Officer Non-profit Careers – SNV

Organization: SNV
Netherlands Development Organization
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
SNV Netherlands Development
Organization is a not-for-profit international development organizational
founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a global presence
in 30 countries;across Africa, Asia and Latin America. SNV has been present in
Uganda since 1989 and currently undertakes donor funded programming within 100+
districts across the country. As an organisation, SNV focuses on the
Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors and maintains the belief that no one
should have to live in poverty; and that all people should have the opportunity
to pursue their own sustainable development. SNV contributes to programming
within the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors by strengthening the capacities
of targeted partners and communities at the field level; in order to realize
increased skill sets and sustainable performance; reduce poverty levels, expand
employment; improve food security; while paying special attention to gender
equity, social inclusion of marginalized groups and stakeholder accountability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Financial Management, Planning
& Control
  • Ensure
    compliance with internal and external procedures and guidelines
    concerning  financial administration
    of programs and projects
  • Ensures
    compliance with SNV corporate and generally accepted accounting policies and
  • Monthly
    Liquidity planning and forecasting
  • Maintain
    up-to-date LCB monitoring tool.
  • Bank
    Reconciliations (Coordination and ensuring all reconciliations are
    prepared and approved on a weekly and monthly basis)
  • Supports
    budget   holders in ensuring
    compliance to budget procedures and donor / corporate regulations
  • Ensures
    control,monitoring and execution of all financial related activities in
    country office
  • Filing
    of tax returns (WHT, VAT) timely
  • Time
    booking compliance checks in liaison with the HR on a weekly basis
  • Engage
    with the Operations Officer on a quarterly basis in the review of the
    entity’s fixed assets and inventories.
  • Petty
    Cash Management
Financial Accounting &
  • Keenly
    monitor , analyse and report on project fund depletion on a monthly basis
  • Processing
    of Cash and Cheque Payments after verification of supporting
  • Financial
    Transactions processing in the Financial system
  • Update
    of the prequalified suppliers list.
Financial Reporting
  • Generate
    and provide appropriate financial reports to internal stakeholders on
    funds depletion
  • Provide  accurate and timely financial data to
    project leaders according to 
    contract conditions
  • Carryout
    proper financial and administrative closing of projects in line with donor
    and SNV guidelines
Other roles: As provided by the Country Controller

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The
    SNV Netherlands Development Organization Finance Officer must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Accounting, Economics , statistics or related field from a recognized
  • Professional
    accounting qualifications and membership to ICPAU /ACCA;
  • Qualifications
    in information systems especially use of ERP.
  • Three
    years of experience in accounting work in a busy environment
  • Good
    analytical skills
  • Ability
    to meet deadlines and to work within a team
  • Fluency
    in written and spoken English.
  • Computer
    literate,proficient with MS Word, Excel and financial applications.
  • A
    self-motivated achiever with excellent leadership, teamwork, coaching, communication,
    analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong
    work ethics, high level of confidentiality and Integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join SNV are encouraged to Apply ONLINE by
clicking on the web link below.
Deadline: 20th April 2018
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