2 Finance & Admin Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)


Job Title:    Finance & Admin Officer (2
Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
Program Area Manager/Regional Finance Officer 


About US:

Food for the Hungry
(FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization
currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support
offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and
Japan. In Uganda since 1989, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani,
Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat implementing programs
in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods;
Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in
Kampala. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty worldwide.


Job Summary:  The Finance & Admin Officer will be
responsible for the day-to-day running of the Field finance operations including
preparing periodic financial reports, reconcile accounting information, review
major payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and
established accounting formats and import all journal templates into the Sun
System. He/she will handle monthly bank reconciliations and transactions; and
monitor transactions to ensure proper cash management for all the field offices
in line with the planned program activities in compliance with FH policy and
Procedures. Additionally, this position directly and indirectly manages the
Cashier/Stores, Guards, Office Attendants at Cluster/Field level.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

monthly financial reports to Kampala office and donor reports according to
donor requirements, ensuring accuracy and compliance

as a liaison between the bank and the organization, collect monthly bank
statements and prepare bank reconciliation to reconcile with book and G/L
accounts balances;

the project cash flow forecast with programs feedback and reconcile with the
original budget before sending to Kampala finance.

compliance with donor regulations, FH finance policies and local government
rules and regulations;

the accuracy and correctness of all transactions against each grant; ensuring
all expenditures are posted under the right account codes

budget holders understand the requirements of grant and grant auditors’
requirements, have prepared all necessary paperwork to the audit;

coordination with Kampala finance, organize in house training and/or
orientation session on finance to projects staff;


Support the
Administration of the cluster by:

the administrative staff as may be required

support to the Logistic Officers to ensure the right procurement processes are
followed and participate in the bid evaluation process for purchases within the
cluster threshold

timely payment of all outstanding utility bills and rent

the Program Area Manager in enforcing Organization policies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree/equivalent in Finance and
accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.

completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional

At least
four years of extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination
preferably within an international NGO environment

an auditing background is an added advantage.


Note: Employment
with FH offers an attractive package which include a good salary commensurate
to one’s role, hardship allowance depending on location, a good medical
insurance package for the staff and dependents, Provident fund, GPA and
provision for other statutory requirements. FHU is an equal opportunity


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position
applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies of not
more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone
numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of
three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry
Uganda Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org. Please note that only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case
you do not hear from FH by 25th March, 2021.


Deadline: Monday 8th March, 2021 by 4:30pm


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