Director Financial Management and Operations-USAID KCHS Job – TPO Uganda

Job Title: Director Financial Management and Operations-USAID KCHS

Organisation: TPO Uganda

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Chief of Party


About US:

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 27 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in over 45 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.


Job Summary: The Director Financial Management & Operations will oversee all financial and operational matters within the project, including managing financial systems, generating financial reports, tracking expenses, administering sub-awards, managing finance and operational issues and staff at the regional office and supporting CSO and project staff in district offices. S/he will supervise grants, regularly assess risk levels and build capacity of implementing partners and project staff in USG policy and grant compliance. The Director Financial Management & Operations will be responsible for preparing periodic finance reports for the attention of the Director Finance and Administration at TPO HQ and the Chief of Party KCHS.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will support the Chief of Party to manage and/or put in place finance management systems that ensure timely financial decision making; payments and expenditure controls by providing leadership and technical support to all project staff.
  • You will oversee and support during preparation of monthly reports; quarterly reports and other periodic reports as required by management, board and the donors to inform management decision.
  • You will be responsible for the preparation and timely attending to the needs of both the internal and external auditors and follow up implementation of audit recommendations.
  • You will perform regulatory functions that ensure that TPO Uganda meets its statutory financial obligations and responsibilities to its donor and partners by providing support to field office, ensuring TPO scores no less than 80% on all due diligence assessments and spot checks, also prompt statutory payment where no penalties are incurred.
  • You will support accounting staff to acquire essential competencies in their roles and for performance management by conducting periodic trainings, regular performance appraisals, training programs, including mentorship and acting roles to build capacity.
  • You will identify areas from the capacity assessment reports carried out on Implementing partners that require strengthening and carry out orientation of the finance staff of Implementing Partners in financial management and reporting
  • You will oversee the activities of the Grants Department creating a seamless link between the Finance and Grants units and create clear communication channels within the units ; and between the Prime and Implementing Partners


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Full Chartered Accountant, with CPA/ ACCA and a Master’s Degree in accounting, finance, business management.
  • 8 years of experience managing large multiyear USAID, grants and budgets and will be familiar with all reporting and financial management requirements.
  • Experience with establishing solid financial management systems, policies and procedures including sub grant management.
  • Experience supervising sub grantees, mentoring and coaching them to establish sound systems of sub-grant management.
  • Experience in team building skills, mentorship, problem solving and be very decisive.
  • Knowledge of Accounting and Financial Management
  • Financial and Management Reporting.
  • Supervisory
  • Knowledge of accounting software.
  • Communication skills.
  • Planning and organizing.


How to Apply:

All candidates Please send your CV, letter of interest and academic documents with 3 work related referees via email: mail: or hand delivery to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo ONLY. Include your salary history for the past 3 years (Attached as one document of not more than 2MBs)


Deadline: 15th July 2022


Please note that this offer of employment is made to you with the understanding that you do not have a history of fraud and sexual offences. In accordance with the TPO Uganda’s Anti-Fraud and PSHEA Policies 2021, you are expected to abide and comply with the terms and conditions therein at all times. Any violation of this and other policies is highly punishable as per guidelines indicated in the various policies and laws of Uganda.

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