Finance and Administration Manager VNG Country Office job at VNG International


VNG International

Finance and Administration Manager VNG Country Office job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 March 2022

Hiring Organization: VNG International

Job Details:

VNG International is implementing the Sustainable Development through improved Local Governance (SDLG) Programme in partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the period 2022 to 2026. The Programme seeks to impact that local governments and their representative bodies shape more sustainable futures for their communities. Through institutional, organisational and individual capacity development VNGI expects an improved mandate of Local Governments in intergovernmental relationships, improved local governance in decision-making processes, policies and services, and improved leadership within the local government and Civil Society for the purpose of reaching development objectives within the thematic fields of security and rule of law, migration, climate change and water, Local Economic Development and taxation. Within the Uganda programme, the impact is expected to contribute to "a more sustainable development for those in fear of conflict, those who risk being left behind and the affected host and displaced communities". The objective of the Programme is "a locally driven inclusive and accountable governance in 9 local governments in Uganda".

Finance and Administration Manager VNG Country Office - Kampala


Qualification
Relevant Accounting, Finance and Administration qualification (Finance and Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce). Post Graduate training and qualification in accounting and finance (ACCA, CPAU, CPAUK) will be an added advantage.

Skills and competencies
Overall, the position requires a profile to support the Finance, Accounting and Administration function within the Country Programme. The more specific skills and competencies expected include:
• Fluent communication (orally and written) in English.
• Knowledge and a good understanding of Project Cycle Management.
• Demonstrated experience in preparation, review, management, and reporting on Multi Programme Country finances with Non-Governmental Organisations.
• An eye for details and ability to prepare, review and report on multiple programme budgets and expenses.
• Pro-active and representative attitude.
• Analytic and content oriented. g) Computer literate (Microsoft Office and accounting software's);
• Able to work independently.
• Willingness to travel within Uganda.
• Gender sensitive

Reporting supervisor (s)
At HQ level, the Finance and Administration Manager will report to the Programme Manager and the Project Controller and within the Country Programme office to the Resident Programme Manager.

Key tasks and deliverables
1. Be responsible for Country- programme financial management, reporting and budget monitoring.
2. Oversee country office administration and logistics management in line with laid out procedures and guidelines.
3. Prepare country programme budgets and support budget reviews, management, and financial reporting.
4. Review activity budgets and requisitions in line with programme budgets and provide guidance to programme teams and thematic experts on budget performance.
5. Verify programme expenditures and accountabilities submitted and follow up advances to staff and programme partners.
6. Maintain an up-to-date financial expenditure sheet for all programme expenses and carry out monthly cash/bank reconciliations of all bank accounts
7. Provide guidance and support Field Offices, programme partners and programme field coordinators on financial management, reporting requirements and documentation.
8. Ensure compliance to and provide guidance on processes for statutory requirements and compliance (taxation, social security) as per policies and laws in place.

Application procedure

All applications including an expression of interest indicating dates of availability, expected remuneration together with an updated Curriculum Vitae written in a standard format should be submitted to the particulars below by Close of Business on Friday 25th March 2022.
The Programme Manager VNG International
Attn: Anne-Marie Tosserams
Anne.vanDam@vng.nl  and copied to
s.ejibua@vng-ideal.nl 
Note: Applicants for the Programme Field Coordinators should specify their preferred location in their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2022-03-19

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