Country Administrator NGO Jobs – Ayuda en Accion Foundation

Organization: Ayuda
en Accion Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Extractives Governance Coordinator
About US:
Ayuda en Accion
Foundation is an international organization working in 20 countries leading
integral development and humanitarian work, side by side with local partners.
Our Mission is to inspire to a world without poverty, exclusion and inequality.
A world where people help each other and can develop their capacities, fully
enjoy the human rights that correspond to them and participate through
democratic channels in the resolutions that affect their lives to be the
protagonists of their own development.
Job Summary:  Being the Country Administrator of Ayuda en
Accion in Uganda is an exciting opportunity to take an integral part of the
establishment of a branch of a leading iNGO and have a great imprint on it.
S/he will be working hand in hand country staff, headquarters staff and
partners. Ayuda en Accion is committed to creating a diverse environment and is
an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics,
disability, age, or veteran status. The incumbent will administer and supervise
the incorporation and use of the financial, human and material resources of
Ayuda en Accion Uganda in accordance with the values of transparency, quality,
austerity and efficiency that the organization promotes, always ensuring the
best management of the assets of the entity. 
S/he will
collaborate in the achievement of the Organization’s objectives and promote the
implementation and execution of the institutional processes in Uganda, in
coordination with the teams of the Headquarters in Spain and the Uganda
National Program team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the processes of budgeting,
    implementation and control of the financial resources provided by Ayuda en
    Accion Uganda.
  • Participating in the preparation of
    proposals to be presented to external funders, mainly in the economic
  • Managing the financial, human and
    material resources of the institution complying with legality and current
    control systems.
  • Inclusively control and monitor the
    implementation of funds allocated by Ayuda en Accion Uganda for the
    implementation of projects, whether these are managed by Ayuda en Accion
    Uganda or by Local Partners.
  • In coordination with the Headquarters
    team, ensure the adequate allocation of resources for the efficient
    fulfillment of the entity’s foundational purposes.
  • Manage the human resources of Ayuda en
    Accion Uganda selection, incorporation, payment of salaries, training,
    temporary leaves, termination of employment relationship, etc. in
    accordance with strict compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Supervise and manage the institutional
    treasury, as well as the preparation and updating of the inventory of
  • Supervise and manage the acquisition of
    goods and the contracting of works and services in accordance with
    applicable procedures and regulations.
  • Prepare financial statements
    periodically in accordance with legal and tax regulations and the
    accounting values and regulations applicable in the country, as well as in
    accordance with corporate accounting criteria.
  • Supervise the proper execution of
    financial, accounting and administrative processes that are subcontracted
    to third parties, so that they respond to the Ayuda en Accion Uganda’s
    needs and are provided in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and tax
    obligations of the institution according to the requirements and
    regulations of the institution itself, as well as according to the
    regulatory framework at the local level.
  • Coordinate the monitoring, supervision
    and administrative-financial audit of the institution, both internally and
  • Referent of Internal Control in the
    country, ensuring the implementation of all internal procedures in the
    country, as well as compliance with the internal regulatory framework.
  • Periodically report through the
    established channels and through the pertinent tools the different reports
    to be sent to the Headquarters in Spain.
  • Any other activity inherent to the job.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Auditing, Economics, Business Administration or Accounting.
  • Five years of experience in similar
    positions in international cooperation organizations.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting,
    treasury management, budget management and analytical accounting.
  • Knowledge of the labor, tax and
    contractual legal framework applicable.
  • Experience in project management with international
    donors (AECID, EU, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and
    the Internet. Advanced Excel.
  • Knowledge of ERP, knowledge of SAP will
    be valued.
  • Desirable: Certified Public Accountant,
    Valid driver’s license.
  • Qualities and key skills
  • Capacity for dialogue and to build and
    maintain effective relationships with the Organization’s team and with
    local partners.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Rigor both in the quality of information
    and in compliance with the established deadlines.
  • Analytical capacity.
  • Teamwork.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are advised to send their CV (up to 2
pages), Cover Letter (no longer than 1 page) and contacts of 3 references.
Kindly do not add any further attachments. Applications shall be emailed to denoting the name of the position and applicant in
the subject.
 Deadline: 15th August 2019
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