Finance Manager German NGO Jobs – Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V


Job Title:    Finance Manager

Organisation: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe

Duty Station:  Kampala,
in Uganda (with frequent visits to field sites)

Reports to: Regional
Project Finance &HR Manager


About US:

e.V. ( is a German Christian non-governmental
organ-isation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first aid, ambulance
service, social service programmes and other projects in the medical and social
field. The Federal Headquarters are based in Berlin, Germany. Johanniter
International Assistance is the operational unit for humanitarian aid, development
co-operation and emergency relief, implementing and supporting mostly health
projects world-wide.


Overall job purpose: The Finance Manager will work as part of Johanniter Uganda’s country team
reporting to the Regional Project Finance &HR Manager who will be the overall
supervisor. Based in Kampala, the incumbent will responsible for finance and
accounting, budget management for the Country office and providing support to
the partners on the same , as well as capacity building based on the gaps
identified. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Uganda Country
office staff , project Partner’s project staff in ensuring timely reporting and
accountability of project Funds.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Finance and

Johanniter’s financial procedures complies with government and donor financial
obligatory Law and regulations.

of books of accounts for submission to Ugandan tax authorities

field accounts with financial software and timely preparation of financial
reports for donors and headquarters in compliance with donor and Johanniter
procedures (these include BVAs, monthly closing ,bank reconciliations
,transfers and cash requests)

all financial entries including partner reports for compliance with own and
donor guidelines, cross check payments with contracts, purchase orders and
monitor expenses against supporting documents 

of bank accounts, money transfers and maintaining of good cash flow in compliance
with Johanniter and donor guidelines.

partner financial reporting and offer support and capacity building depending on
need. Ensure systematic filing of all financial documents is in place according
to Johanniter guidelines.

Budget Management:

Country Office overhead budgets, budget revisions and extensions in compliance
with financial guidelines of donors and Johanniter.

orientation on Johanniter and donor budget templates.

partners in the preparation of budgets and verifies partner project budget
including any budget revisions and extensions in compliance with financial
guidelines or donors and Johanniter.

expenses against budget and recommends changes where necessary (including re-vised
budgets) to partners and headquarters.

Human Resources:

of HR policies and guidelines and ensure staff understands them.

completeness of all personnel files and safekeeping of all staff documentation
like signed contracts and all relevant annexes.

for monitoring over hours and leave days taken, organizes leave and stand in
plans as approved by the Head of Mission or designate.

compliance of personnel guidelines and remunerations with national laws, actively
seeks information on labour laws, union recommendations, immigration procedures,
and tax policies


all necessary administrative supporting documents are available

other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Head of Mission

compliance with travel and related documentations for staff

with Legal consultant on HR and Admin related matters


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce,
Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance and Accounting.

Qualification of ACCA or CPA

At least
six years of work relevant working experience in humanitarian sector or
development with INGOs or NGOs and working with partners.

knowledge of using accounting software packages such as Sunsystems, Quickbooks

developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching, with Fluency in ENGLISH and other local languages;

analytical skill

organizational skills required, with the ability to work with other

to travel throughout project sites with up to 40% of the time in field sites.

to meet deadlines/ performing duties on time

to work under pressure, making decisions in urgent situations with high problem
solving skills


How to Apply:

Applications for
this position (including a cover letter, CV, reference contacts of three former
supervisors as well as job certificates if available) should be sent to: Please indicate “Finance Manager” in the subject
line of your e-mail and in the application mention your earliest date of

Only complete
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


Deadline: 31st December 2020


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