GAIN Finance and Administration Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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GAIN Finance and Administration Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

GAIN Uganda looking for “Finance and Administration Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 17, 2024.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the United Nations in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with governments, businesses and civil society, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious foods for all people, especially the most vulnerable.

The GAIN has published a job vacancy announcement on May 09, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Finance and Administration Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

GAIN Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities include

  • Work with the Finance and Administration Manager to plan and implement financial and administrative operations systems in accordance with GAIN policies and procedures while keeping within donor requirements. This includes systems for Cash Flow management, consolidation of accounting information, internal controls, financial reporting, financial record keeping, grant management and compliance.
  • Perform financial review of purchase requests, purchase orders, and payment requests to ensure compliance with GAIN policies and procedures and donors grants and contracts requirements and promptly process payments.
  • Preparation of monthly reports, ensuring all transactions for the month are recorded accurately and deadlines set by the global finance team are met.
  • Timely preparation of monthly bank statements and bank reconciliations.
  • Support in preparation and availability of statutory financial Statements, Annual Income Tax returns, PAYE returns, NSSF etc.
  • Implementing and maintaining office procedures/administrative systems.
  • Assist in coordinating the travel (visa, booking transport and accommodation) of GAIN staff, consultants and senior partners which relates to the implementation of GAIN activities in Uganda.

Position in Organization:

  • Location: Kampala, Uganda
  • Salary: UGX 42,149,136 – UGX 48,288,504 gross/annum depending on experience
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Duration: 12 Months

Qualification:

Competencies

  • Familiarity with major international donor rules and non-profit accounting.
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software.
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Computer literacy with excellent MS word, MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Tally skills.
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, Navision or similar accounting software required. Familiarity with Salesforce is
  • a plus.
  • Ability to plan and organize a substantial workload that includes complex diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Problem solving, decision making and delegation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • High level integrity and sound judgment.
  • Ability to cooperate with others and work in a participatory manner to achieve established goals.
  • Proactive with a commitment to quality and accuracy with close attention to detail.

Experience and Education

  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field.
  • Relevant accounting qualification (CPA 3 or other, would-be a plus).
  • Experience in office administration, accounting, bookkeeping, or cashiering, including experience with double-entry accounting preferably in an international NGO.

Other requirements

  • Proactive and self-motivated individual capable of engaging persuasively with various stakeholders.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel, within and outside of Uganda.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Existing right to live and work in Uganda.
  • Pragmatic, dynamic, and autonomous person.

How to Apply GAIN Finance and Administration Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.gainhealth.org/vacancies/1169/

The Closing Date: May 17, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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