Finance Manager Job Placement – Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Job Title:  Finance Manager
Organisation:  Democratic
Governance Facility (DGF)
Reports to: Senior
Financial Management Advisor (SFMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Democratic
Governance Facility ( DGF ) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at
strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing
access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state
and non—state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout
the country.
Job Summary:   The Finance Manager will be responsible for
undertaking partner pre-grant assessment, partner budget monitoring, financial
reporting and capacity building of partners in line with DGF business
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct pre-grant assessments and field site visits to ascertain the
    financial capacity of the potential implementing partner organizations and
    prepare pre-grant assessment reports for approval by the SFMA.
  • Review and scrutinize initial and subsequent implementing partner
    and consultancy budgets for compliance to DGF business procedures,
    accuracy and reasonableness of budget line items and make recommendations
    with regard to changes to be made to the partner budget to ensure that it
    is in line with the partnership agreement
  • Carry out quarterly review of financial reports to ensure compliance
    to agreed activities and allocation of funding, and resolve any issues
    arising with implementing partner organizations and ensure that their
    books of accounts are aligned to the signed project audit reports.
  • Conduct monitoring visits to implementing partner organizations and
    prepare monitoring visit reports for approval by the SFMA as well as
    discuss the findings of the monitoring visits with the staff of the
    implementing partner organizations for corrective action.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a university degree in accounting with a
    professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA or their
  • At least five years’ experience in not-for-profit accounting or audit
    preferably in a multicultural environment.
  • Strong experience in audit especially in the NGO sector.
  • Experience in review of financial reports and budgets.
  • Knowledge of local and international accounting policies, procedures
    and standards.
  • Knowledge in NAVISION.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their updated CVs and cover letters with three work- related
referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications should be marked: “Finance Manager-DGF.” E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be
People Performance
Plot 8 Kitante Close
P.O. Box 12405
Kampala. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 20th July 2018 by 5pm
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