Administrator and Finance Manager Employment Opportunity – Radio Maria Uganda

 

Job Title:        Administrator and Finance Manager

Organization:
Radio Maria Uganda

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Operations
Coordinator

 

About US:

Association Radio
Maria Uganda is the organization running Radio Maria, a Catholic radio that has
been active since 1996, under the guiding principle of the international mother
organization World Family of Radio Maria. The mission of Radio Maria is to be a
media for Evangelization. In Uganda it is present in Kampala, Mbarara, Hoima,
Mbale, Gulu, Masaka, Fort Portal, Nebbi, Moroto, Kabale, Lira.

 

Job Summary:  The Administrator and Finance Manager mainly
performs all the necessary professional level accounting duties involved in
preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying and reconciling financial
transactions, statements, records and reports; maintains accurate ledgers and
subsidiary financial systems and assists in the preparation of assigned budgets
and annual audit; provides direction and formats to all staff in terms of
accounting for all financial resources and fixed assets; and, carries out the
Administrative function for the organization with the assistance of assigned
management staff. .

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

As the Finance
Officer

  • Perform all the necessary professional accounting functions
    supporting operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue and
    expenditure ledgers and all other subsidiary financial records.
  • Reconcile all ledgers and records; prepare financial statements and
    reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; research
    and resolve discrepancies.
  • Review and audit all accounts payable, purchase orders, cash
    receipts, business licenses, payroll to correct accounts and ensure that
    all accounts balance daily.
  • Provide assistance in the development of the annual budget; assist
    in the review and validation of the annual budget.
  • Develop all the necessary formats, spreadsheets, documents and
    graphs to enable clear and transparent accountability of financial and all
    other assets of the organization; assist in preparing the quarterly and
    annual budget documents for approval.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and related journal entries for
    relevant accounts.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial and statistical
    reports and account summaries; participate in the year-end audit and
    compile and prepare supporting work papers and financial reports as
    requested by the auditors.
  • Maintain and track fixed asset inventory control records.
  • Prepare property tax remittances for payment (including PAYE, NSSF,
    etc)

As the
Administrator:

  • Respond courteously to public inquiries, provide appropriate and
    up-to date information; resolve issue in an efficient and timely manner,
    in consultation with the relevant staff.
  • Receive and properly file all documents and correspondences for easy
    retrieval when needed.
  • Work collaboratively with the National Program Director and other
    relevant staff to create and maintain a data base of listeners and
    supporters of RMU.
  • Work collaboratively with the Promotions Manager and other relevant
    staff to create and maintain a data base of contributors and supporters of
    Radio Maria Uganda.
  • Provide assistance to other management staff as needed;
  • Create individual staff Employee Files and continuously update the
    data there in contained.
  • Carry out special department projects as assigned by the competent
    authorities.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and
    Finance or related field.
  • A qualification in ICT or related fields
  • A post-graduate qualification in Management and Administration or
    any other related field will be an added advantage
  • Must be ready to serve the institution diligently and faithfully;
    ready to contribute to it success.
  • Have good communication, administrative and interpersonal skills
  • Have competency in the use of Financial and Accounting computer
    packages
  • Great analytical skills
  • Excellent planning, development and management skills.
  • Punctual, dynamic, flexible and management skills.
  • Punctual in implementing tasks established with the management and a
    great team worker.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should Email their application letter, CV
including three work related referees to director.uga@radiomaria.org 

 

Deadline: 25th September 2020

 

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