Finance and Administration Manager NGO Jobs – Women’s International Peace Centre

 

Job Title:    Finance and Administration
Manager

Organisation: Women’s
International Peace Centre

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Women’s International Peace Centre, formerly Isis-WICCE, is a feminist
organization founded in 1974 and based in Kampala, Uganda. Our mission is to
ignite women’s leadership, amplify their voices and deepen their impact in
recreating peace. Our WEAVE model intersects research (on women’s specific
experiences and needs), evidence-based advocacy (to influence national,
regional and international policy and practice), holistic healing (to enable
women’s wellbeing and participation in peace processes), skills and movement
building (to equip WHRDs with necessary skills, build networks and facilitate
exchange of strategies to advance women’s leadership for peace.

 

Job Summary:  Under
the supervision of the Executive Director, the Finance Manager will assume a
leadership role of ensuring real-time financial data and reports to enable
internal decision- making processes, timely reporting of project funds as well
as accountability for the funds disbursed to staff, ensuring compliance to the
appropriate principles and procedures, and regulatory compliance in order to
improve the overall financial aspect of the organization.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Lead the
financial planning process; (Financial strategies and (Financial strategies and
fore casting, budgeting for The Peace Centre undertakings (annual, new
initiatives, strategic plans, departmental)

·       
Lead the
process of updating the Financial Policies and Procedures Manual.

·       
Manage
the effective application and adherence of The Peace Centre financial policy,
procedures and controls in all departments and at all levels.

·       
Continuously
review, evaluate and develop the internal financial systems to maintain full
financial integrity of the organization

·       
Payroll
management (employee pay records and benefits)

·       
Preparation
of budgets and funding requests.

·       
Ensure
effective undertaking of the accounting function in The Peace Centre.

·       
Control
and monitor budgetary utilization by the various programmes and sections and
advise the Executive Director and management team on performance trends.

·       
Monitor
budget performance against actual on periodical basis and advise the Executive
Director accordingly.

·       
Plan and
prepare for the Auditing function in The Peace Centre. Ensure responses to
audit queries, adaptation and implementation of audit recommendations,
especially in regard to systems strengthening. Prepare periodical financial
reports to facilitate management, Donors and Board decisions.

·       
Monitor
income realization against targets and ensure that manageable funding gaps
within the available resources are bridged.

·       
Keep the
Executive Director regularly informed of the current financial situation of The
Peace Centre.

·       
Ensure
The Peace Centre compliance to tax laws, financial regulations and procedures
to which she is obliged.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Masters in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance),
Commerce, Statistics or associated discipline from a reputable institution;

·       
Professional
Qualification in ACCA/CPA

·       
Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics
or associated discipline from a reputable institution;

·       
A
minimum of ten years’ experience in an NGO, regional or international
experience is an advantage.

·       
Experience
in QuickBooks accounting package is an added advantage.

·       
Proven
strategic planning experience at the management level

·       
Demonstrated
interpersonal, creative and critical thinking skills

·       
Able to
work on multiple projects simultaneously

·       
Strong
communication and presentation skills

·       
High
level of financial discipline and integrity

·       
Attention
to detail and accuracy

·       
Ability
to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send a motivation letter and CV demonstrating your
suitability to applications@wipc.org

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd December 2020

 

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