Finance Officer (2 year fixed term contract)

Recruiter
Sightsavers
Location
Uganda (UG)
Salary
Local terms and conditions will apply
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
17 Jul 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Title: Finance Officer (2 year fixed term contract)

Location: Masindi Town, Uganda

Salary: Local terms and conditions will apply

Reporting to the Project Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for operational management of project funds e.g. budgeting/forecasting, documentation and spending as per the PFAs.

The successful candidate will prepare monthly journals and ensure financial records are complete and accurate.

The post holder will work with the Project Officer to ensure that partners fund requests and monthly partner financial reports are made promptly and undertake other general finance duties as required and facilitate the smooth running of accounting and project finance activities.

The ideal candidate will ideally possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • A degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent qualification, eg. ADA or ACCA etc.
  • At least 3 years experience in accounting/ procurement and office administration role
  • Excellent computer skills especially Word, Excel and e-mail/internet
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written English)
  • Excellent accounting, communication, IT and written skills
  • Experience with donor financial regulation

Closing date: 17 July 2018