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


Job Title:    Finance and Administration

Organisation: Women’s
International Peace Centre

Duty Station:  Kampala,


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.

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

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

management (employee pay records and benefits)

of budgets and funding requests.

effective undertaking of the accounting function in The Peace Centre.

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

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.

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.

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


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

Qualification in ACCA/CPA

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

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

in QuickBooks accounting package is an added advantage.

strategic planning experience at the management level

interpersonal, creative and critical thinking skills

Able to
work on multiple projects simultaneously

communication and presentation skills

level of financial discipline and integrity

to detail and accuracy

to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;


How to Apply:

All candidates should send a motivation letter and CV demonstrating your
suitability to


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be


Deadline: 23rd December 2020


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