Finance and Operations Manager Job Career – PATH

 Organisation: PATH
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports To: Country
About US:
PATH is a global
organisation that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public
Institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s
most pressing health challenges.  With
expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other
specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions- including
vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health
systems worldwide
Job Summary: The Finance
and Operations Manager (FOM) will provide overall direction and leadership for
all operations functions within PATH Uganda Country Program Office. Will be
responsible for Finance and Accounting, Human Resources and Operations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Finance and Operations Manager will work towards meeting the
    strategic priorities of PATH Uganda Country program Finance Br Accounting:
  • The FOM is responsible for the management, maintenance and reporting
    of all financial data related to PATH Uganda Country Program. This includes
    annual budget development, monitoring and maintaining all financial
    infomation, providing management reports, working with project PADMs/Managers
    to track financial information, processing payrolls and payments and
    assisting with tracking of grants and contracts.
  • The FOM assists in developing budgets for funding proposals and
    reports as well as reviewing, monitoring and overseeing private and government
    grant finances.
  • S/he performs the annual accounting closing and reporting process
    and leads the annual financial audit
  • S/he will reinforce consistency in the organizations policies and
    procedures and provide direction related to operations, as well as to
    ensure compliance with Uganda Government laws.
  • S/he will lead the annual organizational planning and budgeting
  • S/he will work with teams to establish and track measures that are
    indicators of progress and success.
  • S/he will lead diverse activities and initiate solutions to
    challenges in order to improve organizational effectiveness.
  •  S/he will be responsible for
    directing central administrative functions such as facility management,
    information technology, central filing and processing purchasing requests
  • S/he will oversee other operations staff.
  • The FOM will be responsible for Human Resources and overseeing a
    range of functions including recruitment, performance management, training
    and employee relations. Legal Affairs: Works closely with Legal Affair
    (LA) to ensure compliance with registrations, licensing, government
    statutory requirements. Works with LA to develop and execute agreements,
    such as teaming agreements, MOUs etc.
  • Manage administrative, Finance, and professional staff, including
    training, professional development, establishing clear directions, setting
    stretch” objectives, and overseeing the execution of day-today work.
  • Develop and monitor budget and forecast plans, ensuring annual and
    strategic goals and objectives are met.
  • Oversee general accounting duties, manage and oversee PATH bank
    account, income statement and balance sheet.
  • Oversee financial activities such as purchasing, processing invoices,
    negotiating, and contracting with vendors.
  • Ensure that programmatic commitments, PATH policies and procedures,
    and financial standards are met and managed for ethical compliance and
    adhere to Uganda laws.
  • Oversee Human Resource sen/ices, including but not limited to
    hiring, on boarding, training, compensation, employee relations,
    terminations and extended benefits.
  •  Make strategic decisions that
    have program-wide impact.
  • Act independently and resolve complex issues within program area.
  • Minimize legal risk to PATH and ensure legal compliance with
    applicable regulations. Provide timely and accurate financial reports and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent
    qualification plus 8 years related experience, including 3 years managing
    operational functions
  • Accounting degree and CPA, ACCA or CFE certification, as well as non profit
    GAAP accounting experience Financial I Accounting, Operations and HR
  • Experience using ERP systems, like ABACUS, Salesforce
  • Experience with USAID funded projects
  • Experience developing and administering departmental budget or
  • Experience managing and supervising a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams across multiple
    organizational levels.
  • Fluency English is required.
  • Excellent communication skills including presentations,
    conversations, and documents
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience building effective
    relationships at all organizational levels.
  • Flexibility with working hours
  •  Candidates must have legal
    authorization to work in Uganda.
How to apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to Apply online at the link
PATH is dedicated to
building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal
opportunity employer.
Deadline: 6th December 2019, 5.00p.m.
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