Finance & Admin Officer job opportunity at Food for the Hungry (FH/U) 

Finance Admin
Finance Admin

Vacancy title: Finance & Admin Officer


Jobs at: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, 15th August 2019

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Mbale, East Africa

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries and has national offices on the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts 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/Uganda FH Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates who are committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening of;

2. Job Title: Finance & Admin Officer (1 Position)
Position Type: Fixed Term
Location: Mbale
Reports to: Program Area Manager
Dotted Line Reporting to: Senior Accountant (East)
Contract Length: 2 years Renewable upon performance
Start Date: October 2019

Job Summary:
The Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Cluster finance operations including preparing periodic financial reports, reconcile accounting information, review major payments and invoices for consistency with organizational procedures and established accounting formats, support project-level procurement and performs administrative duties of the cluster.
Additionally, this position supervises the Cashier/ Stores, Guards, Office Attendants, Driver at Cluster/ Field level. The position holder reports to the PAM, with dotted lines to the Senior Accountant.

The Finance & Admin officer reports hierarchically to the Program Area Manager with Dotted line to the Senior Accountant. .

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Cash management
• Finance Management
• Staff Supervision and Administration
• Internal control, Fixed asset and Inventory management
• Safety and compliance

• Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree/ equivalent in Finance and Accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.
• Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional qualifications

• Minimum of 3 years extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment
• Having an auditing background is an added advantage.
• Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Internet and accounting systems specifically Sun System.

Job Education Requirements: bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Job application procedure
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Mentioning 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: not later than Thursday, 15th August 2019 at 4:30pm.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 22nd August, 2019. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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