Finance and Administration Manager NGO Jobs – Street Child of Uganda

Organisation: Street Child of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports  to: Street Child Uganda Country
Representative, but with a dotted line technical reporting responsibilities to
the Street Child, Africa-Finance manager.
About Street Child:
Street Child of Uganda works in the refugee and development
contexts, supporting children to access education. Currently, our major
projects are based in Palabek refugee settlement and Kyaka II refugee settlement
providing primary education to refugee and host community children. In addition
to this Street Child is supporting children across Uganda with primary,
secondary and tertiary education scholarships.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Manager will
form part of the Senior Management Team of Street Child Uganda. The Finance and
Administration Manager will be responsible for the financial and administration
operation of the organisation and ensure timely and accurate financial reports
and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursement,
ledgers, receipts, cash requisition forms, budget and budget management etc.
You will be stationed in the Kampala head office in Muyenga, with occasional travel
to the field locations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Establish and implement financial procedures in line with Street
Child’s requirements
This involves submitting monthly requisitions,
establishing budgets, documenting expenditure monthly and ensuring that the
necessary records of expenditure are stored safely
Monitoring petty cash and bank balances to
ensure that sufficient funds are available for program needs.
Ensuring monthly updates are sent to SCUK head
Timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions in line
with organizational and donor needs.
Establish and prepare accurate information for
budget monitoring and progress reporting of programs
Provide support and advice on budget preparation and revisions to the programmes
Work with the programmes team in order to ensure
that budgets illustrate the appropriate costs
Provide support and advice on all elements of the procurement and
logistic processes
Work with the programmes manager to ensure that
all goods and services are procured in line with Street Child’s Procurement
Provide support with all aspects of the
procurement process
Support internal staff and staff at partner organisations on the
development and implementation of financial systems
Provide capacity building for staff to ensure
that their financial skills are sufficient
Work with implementing partners and local
partners in order to ensure that they possess the necessary financial skills
and provide support where necessary
Manage the daily rates and costs associated with the international
Collect their daily rate and ensure that all
associated costs are paid for e.g. accommodation, airport transfer
Ensure that surplus daily rate is available for
ongoing work expenses
Control of payroll and responsibility for adhering to all local laws
including tax payments
Manage the organization’s annual external
statutory audit process 
Manage and lead the finance staff, fix
objectives and assess the staff he/she line-manages
NB: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive
and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and
responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the
specific assigned task

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must be a qualified accountant.
At least 3 years of senior financial management
experience, with preference given to those having worked in a NGO setting.
Proven financial analysis and forecasting
Experience managing a large annual budget
Demonstrable experience in training and leading
a team.
Experience in managing multiple projects.
Proven experience in donor reporting.
Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office and
large datasets
Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and
values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in
accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their
right to protection and a life in dignity;
High integrity, honesty and confidentiality;
ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and
Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core
Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal,
stressful and unstable environment.
A resource and budget-sensitive approach –
mindful of the need to balance high standards with the imperative stretching
resource envelopes as far as possible, so as to benefit as many as possible of
the hundreds of thousands of children in Uganda who presently lack, and are
unlikely to acquire, these core life skills.
Ability to prioritise with good time management
Strong management and inter-personal skills.
Strong awareness of key development issues and
trends at national level.
Ability to represent the organisation
externally, including with partners and donors;
Ability to work easily with national and
international colleagues alike;
Entrepreneurial and business spirited
Knowledge of donor compliance
How to Apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter to
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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