Project Finance Officer NGO Jobs – Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Job Title:        Project
Finance Officer
Organisation: Send
a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager
About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was
founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families
and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small
businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing
support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject
poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven
African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is
based in the UK.
Job Summary:  The Project 
Finance Officer – SOCY Project will provide financial and technical
support to the project through preparation and review of financial and project
management accounting to deliver an efficient an impactful project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare and analyze projects’ financial reports to ensure their
    accuracy and adequacy in respect to full disclosure and that they present
    a true and fair view of the activities of the projects for the respective
    period in line with laid down financial policies
  • Provide training and technical support to the project staff
  • Ensure the decision-making processes and the preparation of
    financial records in projects is in accordance with the laid down SACU
    policies and procedures through periodic supervisory visits and technical
  • Prepare project budgets and cash flows, financial transactions and
    audit & evaluation reports to ensure budgetary controls and cash flow
    management and compliance with laid down financial procedures &
  • Ensure that project funding is processed efficiently and provide
    support in the dissemination of project Account listings for costs
    allocated and incurred at the Head Office in line with laid down financial
    procedures and policies.
  • Periodically review the financial and other Internal Controls in
    operation in projects and advise and/or assist in setting up workable
    controls in line with the Financial Policies and procedures.
  • Provide support in the preparation of budgets, development of
    Project Proposals with a view of advising on key strategic financial
  • Prepare analytical quarterly, bi-annual and annual project financial
    reports relevant for management decision making and submit a monthly
    financial reports to the FAM
Other Duties          
  • Posting all transactions to main accounting system.
  • Update entries in accounting system upon receipt of documentation to
    support initial cash advances.
  • Ensure filing and safety of all financial records.
  • Recording transactions in cashbooks.
  • Facilitation of internal and external auditing.
  • Help in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Maintain Petty cash and ensure timely replenishment.
  • Organize for the purchase and delivery of goods to support the
    office and its work.
  • Oversee the stores.
  • Any other assignment by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a university degree, with a major in
    Accounting and/or a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A or CPA or
    CIMA or equivalent.
  • Part or full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or
  • USAID/DFID grant management
  • At least three years of post qualification experience.
  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and
    Internal Control Procedures.   
  • Experience in NGO work.
  • Good community and field work experience
  • Experience in managing projects
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
    Pastel Accounting or any other accounting package.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking skills.     

Personal Qualities           
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self-driven
  • A team leader, builder and developer
  • Creative and innovative
  • A team player. Flexible.       
How to Apply:
All candidates
should download and fill in the application form provided on the link, Click Here  Attach a comprehensive CV, certified copies of
transcripts and certificates. Submit applications online to; mentioning the position in the subject line.
Deadline: Monday, 2nd September 2019 by 5.oop.m. EAT.
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