Finance Officer US NGO Job Careers – Samaritan’s Purse

Job Title:        Finance Officer
Organisation:  Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing
spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970,
Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war,
poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing
God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church
worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Job Summary: The Finance Officer
will support the Finance Manager in the day-to-day running of the Samaritan’s Purse
Finance Department.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Review all payment requests and supporting documentation; process cash
cash returns, staff expense reports, wire payments and cheque requests.
·       Manage various ledgers, including petty cash, safe, tax, etc.
·       Support weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reviews and reporting
·        Assist with preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.
·       Manage cash flow to ensure adequacy of funds at Kampala office.
·       Compile, check and maintain proper filing of all finance documents in
hard and soft copy.
·       Assist with preparation for and hosting of internal and external audits.
·       Provide support to all SP staff with regard to financial policies and
budget management.
·        Implement strong internal
controls, in line with SP Field Operating Guidelines (FOG).
·        Conduct all activities in the
most cost-effective and efficient manner,
in line with Samaritan’s Purse, Government of
Uganda and donor policies and best practices.
·       Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Accounting/Finance or related field.
·       Pursuance of CPA/ACCA Level 1 qualifications an advantage.
·       At least four (4) years’ relevant work experience, preferably within
the NGO sector
·       Excellent knowledge of local and national tax regulations
·       Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
and experienced in
specialized accounting software.
·       Proactive, dynamic, personable and fast learner; highly analytical
with attention to detail
·       Commitment to excellence, integrity and stewardship of resources
·       Must agree with and uphold the values and objectives of the organization.
How to Apply:
interested and qualified candidates please submit CV, cover letter and relevant
copies of academic documents by email to
or in hard copy to Samaritan’s Purse Uganda, Plot 126 Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi.
 Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interview.
Deadline: 4th
February 2020 by 4.00 pm

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