Finance Literacy Field Officer Australian Company Jobs – Cotton On Foundation

Organisation: Cotton
On Foundation
Duty Station: Masaka,
About US:
The Cotton On
Foundation (COF) is the philanthropic arm of the Australian retail company
Cotton On Group and was officially established in 2007. COF share a belief in
helping others and contributing to our community. We are a global citizen; a
part of communities all over the world. We roll our sleeves up and set our
sights on creating a positive and measurable change in the lives of young
people in need. We’re empowering youth to learn more, participate more and
understand more.
Job Summary:  The Finance Literacy Field Officer is a role within Cotton On
Foundation Uganda. You will be responsible for providing financial support and
new initiative implementation to the country programs in accordance with the
legal requirements, highest ethical standards and generally acceptable
accounting practices. Under the defined specifications, the Finance Literacy
Field Officer will ensure that the schools the Cotton On Foundation supports
follow and implement all key Financial Literacy Guidelines and templates
(including the implementation of online accounting software). This includes
ensuring financial compliance, accounting procedures and other key
organizational activities are in compliance with the policies and guidelines of
Cotton On Foundation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a qualification
    in Finance and Accounting, Business Administration (Accounting) or
  • At least three years’ experience working
    in a corporate or NGO environment
  • Highly computer literate with advanced
    knowledge of Microsoft Software specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and
    Accounting Systems.
  • Exposure to school bursar activities and
    the challenges associated with that role.
  • Good interpersonal & communication
    skills, high level of integrity and good moral conduct
  • Experience working with sensitive /
    confidential information
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to build strong working
    relationships in a team environment and with partners / stakeholders
  • Excellent written English
  • Self-directed and capable of working
    with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Strong commitment to Cotton On
    Foundation’s cause and values
  • An open personality and acceptance of
    all races, creeds and cultures
  • Familiarity in support programs in
    international NGOs and knowledge of corporate social responsibility
  • Excellent Language proficiency in
    Luganda (minimum) and other local languages from the regions the Cotton On
    Foundation operates.
  • Experience and /or understanding of
    Ugandan educational system and government support.
  • Preferably hold motorbike license.
  • The candidate must be able to travel and
    live in the field locations in the rural areas of Southern Uganda
  • Benefits
  • We are committed to personal and
    professional development, which is supported by an ever growing and
    expanding structure.
Note: Those who had
applied responding to the first advert should NOT reapply
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send their Email applications with an updated CV to the contact person
Nothando Dlamini –
Human Resource Advisor, Uganda.
Email address:
Deadline: 12th April 2019
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