Finance & Admin Officer US NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH )

Job Title:        Finance & Admin Officer
Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH )
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development
organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently
operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden,
United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to human
suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is
operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale,
Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of
Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for
the day-to-day running of the Field finance operations including preparing
periodic financial reports, reconcile accounting information, review major
payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and
established accounting formats and import all journal templates into the Sun
System. He/she will handle monthly bank reconciliations and transactions; and
monitor transactions to ensure proper cash management for all the field offices
in line with the planned program activities in compliance with FH policy and
Procedures. Additionally, this position directly and indirectly manages the
Cashier/Stores, Guards, Office Attendants at Cluster/Field level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Produce monthly financial reports to Kampala office and donor reports
according to donor requirements , ensuring accuracy and compliance;33
Working as a liaison between the bank and the organization, collect
monthly bank statements and prepare bank reconciliation to reconcile with book
and G/L accounts balances;
Prepare the project cash flow forecast with programs feedback and
reconcile with the original budget before sending to Kampala finance.
Ensure compliance with donor regulations, FH finance policies and local
government rules and regulations;
Ensure the accuracy and correctness of all transactions against each
grant; ensuring all expenditures are posted under the right account codes
Ensure budget holders understand the requirements of grant and grant
auditors requirements, have prepared all necessary paperwork to the audit;
In coordination with Kampala finance, organize in house training and/or
orientation session on finance to projects staff;
Support the Administration of the cluster by:
Supervising the administrative staff as may be required
Giving support to the Logistic Officers to ensure the right procurement
processes are followed and participate in the bid evaluation process for
purchases within the cluster threshold
Ensuring timely payment of all outstanding utility bills and rent
Support the Program Area Manager in enforcing Organization policies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree/equivalent in Finance and
accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.
Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing
professional qualifications
Three years of extensive experience in financial management and
co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment
Having an auditing background is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only
electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates,
names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to: 
Deadline:   10th December
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