Finance Coordinator for U-LEARN Consortium Job Careers – Save the Children

Job Title:            Finance Coordinator for
U-LEARN Consortium
Organisation:  Save the Children
Duty Station:   Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the
world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence
in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over
90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the
right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to
inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve
immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children
by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by
acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.
Job Summary: The Finance Coordinator
will be responsible for successful financial management of the DFID funded
U-LEARN consortium project. Reporting directly to the Consortium Manager for
the U-LEARN project, and as part of the senior management team of the
consortium, the Finance Coordinator will ensure that financial expenditure and
reporting is undertaken in line with donor requirements and commitments.
The Finance Coordinator will
be responsible for providing accounting services for the consortium, leading
financial and budgetary management, setting in place and following up financial
collaboration and coordination with partners, and overseeing financial
reporting obligations to the member and donor.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Providing accounting services
·       Leading financial and budgetary management of the
·       Setting in place and following up financial
collaboration and coordination with the partners
·       Ensuring reporting and grant management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should at least hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or
Business Administration from a recognized university.
·       MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body
with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.
·       At least of 5 years relevant progressive working
experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development
setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level
·       Experience working with a consortium or other projects
with multiple partners
·       Solid communication skills in English, both written
and verbal
·       Highly developed organizational, planning, and
mathematical skills
·       Demonstrated ability to critically analyze financial
data to identify potential issues and develop mitigation strategies
·       Audit experience and knowledge and application of tax
regulation is desirable
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Please apply using a cover
letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of
your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Save the Children is an equal
opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent,
persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children
International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the
recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
Deadline:  30th
December 2019
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