Head of Finance and Administration Employment Opportunity – VI Agroforestry (VI-SKOGEN)

 

Job Title:    Head of Finance and
Administration

Organization:  VI
Agroforestry (VI-SKOGEN)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Country
Manager

 

About US:

Vi Agroforestry
(Vi-skogen) is a Swedish development cooperation organisation, fighting poverty
and working with sustainable agriculture and land management through
agroforestry – growing trees alongside crops and livestock. We do this together
with small-holder farming families and farmers’ organisations in four countries
(Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda) in and near the Lake Victoria Basin in East
Africa. Agroforestry provides increased access to food, access to sustainable
energy sources and more income. Agroforestry also contributes to the mitigation
of climate change and protects against the negative effects of climate change.
Since its inception in 1983, Vi Agroforestry has reached over 2,3 million
people through education, advisory and services.

 

Job Summary:  Vi Agroforestry is recruiting Head of Finance
and Administration. The position is responsible for managing the finance and
administration functions at the Uganda Country Office Muyenga Kampala. The
position holder will ensure sound and transparent accounting and financial
management (efficient, timely and accurate financial information and reporting,
cash management, payroll, financial disbursements. records and ensure
compliance). and providing effective support to administration in respect of
logistics, infrastructural and equipment maintenance, and general
administration. The individual will also manage and provide leadership to staff
in the unit including finance officer, office assistants, and driver.

The Head of Finance
and administration reports to the Country Manager

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, finance, business related
field. Master’s degree in business related area will be an added advantage.

·        
Professional
accounting qualification; CPA (K) or ACCA will be an added advantage

·        
A
minimum of five years of post qualification experience three (3) of which
should be in a management position.

·        
Ability
to pay attention to detail and report accurately.

·        
Strong
management and leadership skills and a team player.

·        
Proven
skills in accounting and auditing.

·        
Strong
analytical skills.

·        
Good
appreciation of computerized accounting packages (accounting software)
preferably iscala

·        
Strong
interpersonal skills and self-driven individual who is diligent, honest,
disciplined and responsible

·        
Demonstrate
good leadership skills with the ability to work under no supervision. Good
communication skills.

·        
Understanding
of programme cycle management and good knowledge of donor funding programs
especially in community development projects and best practices

·        
Experience
in human resource management is desirable

·        
Experience
in human resource management is desirable

 

How to Apply:

Application letter
indicating a brief statement why you qualify for the job, accompanied with a
detailed CV and names of at least three (3) professional referees, daytime
telephone contact, and current and expected remuneration (gross salary and cash
benefits) should be sent to the address via Email to:
uganda@viagroforestry.org. Subject Line: Application for Head of
Finance and Administration

 

NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: Friday, 13th November 2020

 

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