Finance Manager Job Vacancy – Democratic Governance Facility

Job Title:          Finance Manager
Organization:  Democratic
Governance Facility
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:      The Senior Financial Management Advisor
(SFMA)
                                                  
About US:
The Democratic Governance
Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening
governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice,
and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state
institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, lreland, the Netherlands,
Norway and Sweden
Job Summary:  The Finance Manager (FM) will be responsible
for undertaking partner pre- grant assessment, partner budget monitoring,
financial reporting and capacity building of partners in line with DGF business
procedures.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Conduct pre-grant assessments and field site
visits to ascertain the financial capacity of the potential implementing
partner organizations and prepare pre grant assessment reports for approval by
the SFMA.
·        
Provide advice to programme staff and
implementing partner organizations on the financial management and reporting
requirements in line with the DGF business procedures, Partnership agreement /
MOU, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and relevant laws.
·        
Review and scrutinize initial and subsequent
implementing partner and consultancy budgets for compliance to DGF business
procedures, accuracy and reasonableness of budget line items and make
recommendations with regard to changes to be made to the partner budget to
ensure that it is in line with the partnership agreement.
·        
Carry out quarterly review of financial reports
to ensure compliance to agreed activities and allocation of funding, and
resolve any issues arising with implementing partner organizations and ensure
that their books of accounts are aligned to the signed project audit reports.
·        
Follow up on recommendations arising from
institutional and project audits of implementing partner organisations and
ensure that they are resolved.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a university
degree in accounting with a professional accounting qualification such as ACCA,
CPA or their equivalent;
·        
At least three years’ experience in audit
especially in the NGO sector;
·        
Experience in review of financial reports and
budgets.
How to Apply:
All interested candidate please
email year application letter, Curriculum vitae including names, email
addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to:
applications@dgf.ug
Please clearly indicate the job
title in the email subject line. Do not attach academic documents. Applications
may not exceed 2MBs. Address your applications to:
The Head of Facility,
Democratic Governance Facility
P.0. Box 8772, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline:   17th November 2019
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