Finance Manager (WISH) Job – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:  Finance Manager (WISH)

Organisation: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station:  RHU Head Office, Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: RHU WISH Project Director

About US:

Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable universal access to rights based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and to young people. The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable development.

Job Summary: The incumbent will manage a system that ensures cost effective use of human, financial and material resources of the WISH project

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for management of the Country Finance Team, part of a multi-disciplinary team that will oversee implementation of the programme
  • Oversight of financial management & reporting for the programme ensuring effective project financial management and reporting systems are in place at the Member Association that deliver timely and accurate financial reporting and meet the financial compliance requirements of FCDO.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements on activities and programmes
  • Oversee the Value for Money framework
  • Work with country E&L team to ensure PBR reporting and strategy in place
  • Decision making for finance related matters
  • Provide advice and technical support to Country Finance staff on project related financial issues and requirements, including templates and guidelines.
  • Become familiar with the Federation’s Health and Safety Programme and Guidelines for using Visual Display Units. To do everything possible to ensure a healthy and safe working environment, including following instructions and guidance.
  • Provide technical review and input to country teams on budget and cost application development and project reporting as required
  • Provide in-house training to staff on financial and contractual compliance as required; arrange external training as required with support from Regional Finance Manager

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree with bias in Finance and Accounting from a recognized awarding Institution plus Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
  • Professional training in management and administration
  • Working knowledge of at least one accounting software is a requirement and practical knowledge of Navision will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience, three (3) of which must have been served at Senior Management level, preferably in a reputable Multi-donor, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Problem solving and Decision making;
  • Team Work;
  • Focused on quality and standards, and ethics and integrity.
  • Demonstrated ability in administration;
  • Excellent communication, leadership and management skills, hands on and interactive; an assertive strategic thinker
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
  • The candidate must be pro-choice

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Reproductive Health Uganda should submit by post or hand-deliver or email their application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Deadline: 27th January, 2023

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB:  Female applicants are encouraged to apply

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