Earn 48m as Finance Operations Officer at VSO Uganda

 

Job Title:    Finance Operations Officer

Organisation: VSO
Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
48,780,688

Reports to: Finance
and Grants Manager

 

About US:

VSO is the world’s
leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to
fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in
international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully
selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our
extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest
communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas
and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift
themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead
we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to
come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance Operations Officer will manage
in-country finance statutory requirements including statutory reporting, manage
finance operations and related controls, and ensure organisation tools and
control framework are adhered to.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Statutory:

·       
Support
the Finance Manager in the preparation of Country statutory accounts; including
coordinating with any statutory auditors as and when need arises.

·       
Ensure a
smooth month end close process, as stipulated in the Finance manual.

·       
Produce
high quality monthly management reports for the Country Leadership team and the
Global Finance team, advising on way forward on identified variances.

·       
Prepare
monthly grants reconciliations (between SUN and Donor reports) and save in
appropriate folders on SharePoint.

·       
Prepare
monthly balance sheet reconciliations cash management, advances and
accountabilities.

·       
Maintain
accurate financial data, through management and effective use of finance
systems.

·       
Coordinate
the filing of Statutory Accounts for both VSO Global and local in-country as
required.

·       
Local
tax filing and compliance requirements for VSO, staff and volunteers in country

·       
Manage
Creditor A/Cs, ensuring timely payment and in line with the stipulated Internal
controls and ensuring adherence to Donor requirements.

·       
Cash
management including relationship with the banks, managing bank mandate, bank
reconciliations, petty cash, cash flow forecasting and making timely cash
requests to the Treasury department.

·       
Implement
mobile phone cash payments, ensuring reconciliation to all schedules.

·       
Manage
advances to partners, staff members and volunteers in line with the Global
Finance Manual.

·       
Manage
debtors (in close collaboration with the Finance-Grant manager when related to
grants).

·       
Payroll
preparation and processing through all stages, ensuring all staff and
volunteers are paid on time.

·       
Invoice
and payment processing in line with the set policies and procedures.

·       
Review
bank reconciliations and preparing all other Non-SUN reports at the end of each
month.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Strong
Accounting and Finance background, with proven experience in Grants management,
including Partner management.

·       
Qualified
Accountant with a professional certification (ACCA /CPA)

·       
Knowledge
of General Accounting Principles

·       
Basic
Grants Management practices.

·       
Good
technical Accounting skills – At least 4 years of experience in finance
operations in the International development context.

·       
Other
basic Accounting principles, thorough knowledge of internal controls,
budgeting, financial reporting and variance analysis.

·       
Knowledge
of good procurement procedures and working with multiple foreign currencies.

·       
Financial
and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office –
especially MS Excel, Power point and MS Outlook. Knowledge and experience in
the SUN systems Accounting software is preferred.

·       
Communication
and Influencing Skills – Good written and verbal communication skills – able to
listen, present, discuss report, and put views.

·       
Planning
and Organization – Able to prioritise within restricted resources to tight
deadlines. Able to anticipate and adapt to change. Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Self-motivated to set
initiatives and self-learn.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 9th December 2020

 

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