Head of Finance NGO Job Placements – Bible Society of Uganda

Job Title:     Head of Finance
Organization: Bible
Society of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: General
Secretary
About US:
The Bible Society of
Uganda is a registered Christian Non-governmental organization, which serves
Churches and the general public by making the Holy Scriptures available in
languages that people understand best at an affordable price.
Job Summary:  The Head of Finance will be responsible for
BSU accounts and the management and monitoring of all financial activity.
including financial analysis when required by the General Secretary. The Head
of Finance will also oversee the management of projects income, expenditure and
scripture distributions
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·      
Ensure a
compliance culture with financial laws and guidelines.
·      
Oversee
the financial strategic planning oi the Bible Society of Uganda (BSU) by
evaluating its performance and potential risks on a regular
·      
Monitor
patterns in BSU spending, revenue, and recommend solutions to problem areas.
·      
Coordinate
with external financial stakeholders on behalf of the BSU.
·      
Perform
regular financial analysis.
·      
Develop
budgets that meet the requirements of BSU departments.
·      
Establish
targets and manage all accounting and finance staff.
·      
Supervise
and follow up all audit and internal control processes.
·      
Produce
detailed reports on the BSU‘s financial performance.
·      
Produce
regular financial reports, lead month-end closing process and conduct monthly
financial forecast.
·      
Develop
and implement plans for budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
·      
Understand
and calculate risks involved in the financial activities of BSU
·      
Plan,
organize and execute financial tasks and projects of the organization.
·      
Make
estimates of funds required for short and long-term financial objectives of the
BSU
·      
Prudently
make investments on assets that maximize returns.
·      
Provide
financial insight and analysis to drive the business performance of BSU.
·      
Manage
and monitor metrics, KPl tracking and reports.
·      
Evaluate
financial performance of BSU .
·      
Able to
evidence strong organizational and leadership skills to coach and provide
guidance to finance staff.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Finance/Accounting or related (essential). A
relevant MBA is a good additional requirement.
·      
International
Accounting Standards Board (IASB) accreditation (essential).
·      
Candidates
for this position must have professional qualifications such as ACCA/ClMA/CPA
with demonstrable professional experience in a financial managerial position,
including experience in managing multiple donor grants.
·      
At least
six years of work experience as a Finance Manager (essential) from a reputable
organization.
·      
Thorough
understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
·      
in-depth
knowledge of accounting software, corporate principals, and financial analysis.
·      
Analytical
thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
·      
Keen attention
to detail with the superb organizational skills.
·      
Ability
to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
·      
Ability
to work independently and as part of a team.
·      
Excellent
report-writing and communication skills.
·      
Computer
proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAP and other financial planning software.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant experience can use email or
hand deliver their applications together with a detailed CV, 3 references, a
recommendation letter from their top Church Leader preferably a Bishop, and
copies of academic documents to:
The General Secretary/CEO,
The Bible Society of
Uganda,
Bombo Road,
P.O Box 3621,
Kampala. Tel: +256 41251165
Or Send your
application on line to info@biblesociety-uganda.org
Deadline: 5th December 2019
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