Country Finance Manager Job Career – SNV Netherlands Development Organization

Job Title:          Country Finance Manager
Organization:  SNV
Netherlands Development Organization
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Country Director
About US:
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization, working
in Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene‘ Founded in the
Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 30
countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and
intemational advisors works with local partners to equip communities,
businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they
need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services — empowering
them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
Job Summary:  The Country Finance Manager is responsible for
all finance staff in the country.
Key Duties and
Management of Country Finance Function
Development and implementation of the Finance
Management and Donor Reporting
Financial Planning and Control Advice
Financial Accounting and Administration
Management Information
ICT services

Qualifications, Skills and
Seasoned level of financial professional, with
strong experience in Finance and audit and full understanding of the core
financial and accountancy processes and can acts as discussion partner on
project level for financial matters;
Advanced financial degree and professional
accounting qualifications. Masters’ in Business Administration (Accounting or
At least 8 years at senior level in finance
responsibilities for an international organisations or private institutions;
Conceptual working and thinking level with
several years of experience in finance and administration;
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of
donor regulations and compliance issues related to management of donor funds;
Experience in Grant accounting/management;
Proven experience in risk management;
Attention to details, preciseness in the
execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach and negotiation;
Excellent communication and organisation skills,
including the ability to articulate financial data to non—financial audience;
Ability to establish and maintain working
relations in a multi-cultural environment;
Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office and
skill in the use of Excel, including complex/compound spreadsheets and other
accounting package is essential;
Experience in SAPISAP by Design system is a
clear advantage;
Must be a member of a finance professional body
like ACCA or CPA
Excellent command of English language both
written and spoken.
Terms of Appointment
This is a full-time national
contract with the successful candidate being contracted on a 3-year basis with
the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience it includes a competitive secondary benefit
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the
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