Finance Officer USAID / ICARE Project Jobs – MUCOBADI

  


Job Title:    Finance Officer

Organization:  Multi Community Based Development
Initiative (MUCOBADI)

Duty Station:  Jinja,
Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

 

About US:

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) a local NGO
founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers to bring development, but in
particular to support people living with HIV to be productive. MUCOBADI is
registered as a Non-Government Organization (S.5914/7569) and is incorporated
as a company limited by Guarantee.

 

About Project:

MUCOBADI is an Implementing Partner of the USAID/Improving Care and
Resilience for Children and Youth Activity (USAID/ICARE) in East Central Uganda
whose goal is to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among OVC
and Adolescent Girls and Young Women. The expected results for the project
include; Strengthened and sustained identification, retention and viral suppression
of children and adolescents with HIV, along with caregivers, Improved health
and prospects and reduced risk of violence and HIV for highly vulnerable
adolescents and Strengthened prevention and response to violence against
children and youth.

 

Job Summary:  Working
in the finance and Operations department and reporting to the Finance and
Administration Manager, the Finance Officer is responsible for financial
reviews, reporting, resource management, coordinating with others, compliance
with donor and MUCOBADI internal policies and timely submission of quality
reports as required by supervisor.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Perform
financial analysis and provide management information reports.

·       
Supervise
the Finance Assistants and support them to ensure they are able to deliver on
their responsibilities.

·       
Coordinate
and prepare weekly and monthly cash requirement for supported field offices,
submit and make sure sufficient cash is available in all offices and monitor
its use. Make sure also there is no excess cash.

·       
Timely
coordinate, receive and prepare consolidated monthly cash projections working
closely with the senior finance Officer and the finance Manager.

·       
Review
transactions entered into QuickBooks, on a daily basis to make them ready for
posting

·       
Make
sure all income taxes, withholding taxes, VAT are accurately computed and make
compilations for monthly statutory deductions and file timely returns
(NSSF,WHT,PAYE,LST)

·       
Prepare
monthly standard accounting submissions for review by the Finance and
Administration Manger, including general ledger files, account reconciliations,
expenditures by cost center, as well as other financial information in a timely
and accurate manner.

·       
Prepare
monthly management reports to the Finance and Administration Manager and
Program staff as required, including expenditures by cost center and other
financial information, in a timely and accurate manner.

·       
Prepare
financial reports, for review by the Finance and Administration Manager, to
donors in line with donor requirements and templates.

·       
Provide
support in developing annual fiscal year budgets together with the Finance and
Administration Manager.

·       
Continuously
stay abreast with donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations; compile
and update applicable local policies; train MUCOBADI staff in these policies.

·       
Receive
Field Bank Reconciliations reports and perform accurate and timely end month
procedures i.e cash counts and end month bank reconciliations by the 9th of the
following month as per MUCOBADI finance policy

·       
Coordination
with Operations to track all outstanding invoices and ensure they are paid on
time.

·       
Any
other duties assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration or
equivalent in accounting or finance is required.

·       
Professional
qualification in accountancy such as ACCA or Certified Public Accountant
(stage2).

·       
Four
years of experience in grants and financial management and accounting and
2+year’s supervisory experience.

·       
Management
Skills, Technical & Supervisory Skills and experience required.

·       
Strong
accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger,
journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet.

·       
Adequate
understanding of donor rules and regulations is required.

·       
Demonstrated
experience and skill with financial reports preparation and presentation and
proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.

·       
Advanced
computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting
software experience.

·       
Prior
management experience and strong organizational skills preferred.

·       
Good
communication and excellent inter personal skills

·       
Willing
to travel regularly to MUCOBADI field offices

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their
application letters and CV indicating three referees via email to:
hr@mucobadi.org

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020
by 5.00pm

 

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