2 Finance Manager Job Opportunities – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:       Finance Manager (2_ positions)
Organization: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Grade:             UR
Reports           Director Finance
About us:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading
National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International
Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Job Summary: The Finance Manager will
assume a leadership role in providing excellent transactional, administrative
and compliance (statutory, tax) support services to the Organization with the
finance team. The Manager will also strengthen and improve the finance and
accounting function, processes and procedures, internal controls and provision
of information for management decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Payments, Payroll & Statutory Compliance (50%)
Ensure timely submission of statutory deductions
to the relevant authorities (URA, NSSF, and Local Government etc.);
Compute terminal benefits for the exiting staff
in line with the Staff Standing regulations;
Ensure all payments being processed have
adequate support documents and timely and proper filed in accordance with URCS
Maintain a system for handling all suppliers’
invoices, demand / fee notes and payment requisitions in line with URC
established credit policies;
Ensure timely funds disbursements to field
Make certain that accounting records are
properly written/booked.
Management of Accountabilities and monitoring of Budgets (30%)
Monitor, share and follow up staff with salary
and working advances regularly and provide report to the Director Finance and
other Heads of Departments;
Verify authenticity of accountability documents
and process financial transactions for URC in line with URC policies and grant
conditions, Monitor the working advance balances and follow-up to ensure all
working advances are accounted for in a timely manner in coordination with the
programs heads/teams;
Reconcile receivables balances and other balance
sheet codes and ensure that these balances are kept to nil on the lowest level
Accurate, complete and timely submission of
accountabilities from respective staff;
Through use of the standard checklist, ensure
conformance with all accountabilities requirements;
Ensure proper filing of all accountability
documents by Finance Team;
Budgetary management (participate in planning,
monitoring of budgets, and reporting on budget performance).
Staff Performance management and development (10%)
Agree or consent on performance agreements with
each staff that you supervise upon approval by the Director Finance;
Conduct frequent supervisory reviews in order to
assess staff performance and address performance issues;
Identify causes of staffs’ performance
deficiencies and subsequently put poorly performing personnel on performance
improvement plans;
Self-Assessment: On a regular basis, prepare and
submit an assessment of own performance on the key performance indicators for
all activities set out above;
Succession Planning: Select and prepare staff to
take over own role in one’s absence and ensure proper handover before taking
planned leave.
Branch Financial Management Supervision (5%)
In coordination with the Finance Officer,
monitor how incomes from IGAs are collected, accounted for, recorded, and
accuracy of remittance of such incomes to head office;
Make certain that assets including stock
appropriately are managed;
Maintain branch financial reports in conjunction
with OD department and the finance officer.
Financial risk management (5%)
Partake in the implementation of the risk
management process for the department;
Support the Director Finance with special
assignments and workflow process improvements.

Qualifications, Skills and
·   The ideal candidate Bachelor’s Degree in
Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or related
field from a reputable institution;
Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA).
At least five (5) years supervisory experience
in the areas of financial accounting and reporting gained in a professional
Experience in NAVISION Systems Accounting
Package will be an added advantage.
in bookkeeping and double entry accounting;
Financial risk management;
Ability to accurately apply the international
financial reporting standards;
Finess in preparation of accurate and
appropriate financial statements;
Computer literacy;
Project financial management;
Proficiency Performance management.
High level of financial discipline and
Strong interpersonal supervisory, customer
service and verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and
meet deadlines.
How to
download application template at the link below
from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined
positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross
Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance
in its establishment.
Please send your filled application form and attach
your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and
academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to;
vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org
Due to large
volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing
shall lead to automatic disqualification.

25th December 2019 by 5:00PM
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