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Finance Officer NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:     Finance Officer
Organisation: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
and Support Manager
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA)
is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.
Job Summary:   The Finance Officer will support the newly
initiated project in West Nile region that aims to develop and manage disaster
preparedness and response activities to reduce the impact of sudden epidemics,
refugee influx or natural disasters and secure a quick and efficient local
first response. The project will support first responders such as Local and
District Disaster Management Committees, local NGOs and other local resources
in Arua and Lamwo which are the key areas of implementation. Under the
supervision of the Finance and Support Manager based in Yumbe, the Finance
Officer will contribute to the efficient and effective financial and
administrative management of the office in Arua and its outlet offices with a
particular responsibility for the financial management of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible
for budgeting, financial quality assurance and monitoring and reporting of
expenditures of projects.
·        
Ensures
that monthly account reconciliations are timely prepared.
·        
Provide
monthly updates, with brief analysis, on project budgets.
·        
Support
the Programme Officers and Project Managers in developing budgets for
proposals.
·        
Assist
in ensuring all office financial tasks (project and office budget/operations)
are completed/ accurately managed in agreement with the line supervisor.
·        
Ensure
that the Financial Manual rules and guidelines are followed.
·        
Participate
in training and building capacity of staff and local implementing partners in
basic DCA and donor accounting standards. 
·        
Keep
updated on special donor financial requirements



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Finance Officer job placement must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in B’COM (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) and
preferably with a CPA/ACCA accreditation
·        
Five years
of experience working in a similar role with an INGO
·        
Proven
capacity to prioritize tasks, plan and organize your own efforts to meet
objectives and deadlines.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, and experience in working with a
partner based approach.
·        
Attention
to detail with strong analytical skills
·        
Previous
experience of working in Humanitarian sector is added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 18th August 2019
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