Cordaid Project Finance Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

2 weeks ago 310

Cordaid Project Finance Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. Cordaid Uganda looking for “Project Finance Officer“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before March 20, 2023.

Cordaid is an international NGO, that believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for just and sustainable societies where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion divide societies, we connect people and communities. We stand for professionalism, expertise, and solidarity across borders. We aim at maximizing our social impact and contributing to systemic change.

NGO Jobs in Uganda 2021 May/June

The Cordaid has published a job vacancy announcement on March 09, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Finance Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Cordaid
Position Project Finance Officer
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline March 20, 2023

Cordaid Job Vacancy 2023

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Project budgets: Develops project budgets in coordination with programme managers for submission to donors. Executes project budgets with respect to donor compliance and the Cordaid internal financial framework. Makes sure that cost recovery is guaranteed and the correct Cordaid tools, data and forms are being used. Supports the cash planning process with the Finance Manager.
  • Financial project data and reporting: Keeps the implementation of projects in focus and draws up the financial management reports and results. Shares this information with programme managers and Finance Manager in time and takes appropriate action when financial management does not go according to plan. Provides timely updates to management to allow for proper communication with donors.
  • Financial quality of partners’ reports:Guides and advises partners in such a way that they effectively and efficiently run the financial aspects of the project and meet the reporting requirements.
  • Compliance knowledge: Supports the Finance Manager to develop, maintain, and deliver training on compliance issues to realise sufficient compliance knowledge, has a positive attitude towards compliance and integrity and improved compliance and integrity behaviour.
  • Information audits: Supports the organisation in collecting all necessary information and documentation for (project) audits in time. Prepares the project audits and ensures a high quality for accountability material.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Summary: The Project Finance Officer is responsible for the financial control of projects and compliance to contractual agreements. He/She is part of the Programmes team and will work in close collaboration with the Finance team.
  • Reporting: Country Director Cordaid Uganda
  • Position type: National
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract – 1 year, renewable upon satisfactory performance
  • Proposed start of contract: As soon as possible

Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Knowledge of Accounting, Bachelor Level or Equivalent. Professional Accounting Qualification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIMA) desirable but not essential
  • Experience in accounting in non-government organisations
  • Knowledge of project management, planning & control, administrative processes, donor requirements and relevant languages.
  • Knowledge of the mission, vision, values, goals, structure, programme strategies, regions, and the strategy of Cordaid.
  • Behavioural values and skills: trust, accountability, problem solving, cooperation, flexibility, creativity, innovative, diplomatic, results-oriented, collaboration
  • Social skills to realise a positive attitude towards compliance and improvements in compliant behaviour, and to accompany and direct partners with financial management of the organisation and projects.
  • Writing skills to develop training material and to define unambiguous internal agreements, and to formulate opinions on the preparation of project budgets and financial reports.


  • Self-motivated, proactive and result driven
  • Being a person with high integrity
  • Ability to work independently but at the same time being a team player
  • Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to learn quickly.

How to Apply Cordaid Project Finance Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: March 20, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Source Article