Jobs – Finance Manager needed at TPO Uganda

Our client, TPO Uganda is a national Ugandan Non-Governmental Organization that has been operating in Uganda since 1994. TPO-Uganda services are delivered through a community and family-oriented intervention model. They envision a society where vulnerable and marginalized people enjoy mental health, social and economic wellbeing and lead harmonious, mutually supportive and productive lives.

Job Tittle:  Finance Manager

Organisation: TPO Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 Job Summary: The Finance Manager will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will be responsible for coordinating the strategic activities of the finance function and managing organizational resources in line with organizational policies and procedures.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and monitor the liquidity position and treasury function of the organization to ensure that the organization can meet its financial obligations as they fall due.
  • Supervise, support and maintain a competent finance team as well as training of the non finance staff in financial policies/regulations and management.
  • Respond timely and consistently to audit queries and implement audit recommendations from both external and internal auditors.
  • Participate in the review and preparation of project budget and cash flow statements that comply with grant agreements and are realistic to the financial needs of TPO.
  • Improve and maintain financial and management gathering information systems that will enable accurate and timely reporting (both internally and externally).
  • Monitor and maintain the general internal control environment by ensuring proper utilization of organizational resources.
  • Asset and Corporate management: Contribute and maintain policies on the use of organization assets and maintain an updated fixed asset register for the organization.
  • Contribute to decisions on strategic resource allocation and to policy and management decisions as a member of senior management team.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should possess a minimum ACCA Associate with an accounting degree preferably B.Com
  • Should have managed an annual portfolio exceeding US$2million
  • Over 5 years’ experience in senior financial management capacity
  • Ability to supervise and manage a diverse team
  • Multi-donor experience with some of the following; USAID, UNICEF, DANIDA as well as Foundations.
  • Experience managing sub grants.
  • Previous experience as head of department or accounting unit.
  • Risk management, and external, internal audit experience.
  • Excellent skills in excel and familiarity with computerized accounting in particular SAGE Pastel accounting software

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the e-mail address below. All applications shall be marked: “TPO Finance Manager”. E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

 Deadline: Friday 15th November, 2013 by 5pm

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