Head of Finance job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

Head of Finance job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 August 2022

Hiring Organization: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

Job Details:
Organization details
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU) hospital was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization. CoRSU is supported by Christian Blind Mission. CoRSU hospital provides orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, and rehabilitation, mainly for children and adults with disability.

Knowledge, Skills & Competences
• Have advanced computer Literacy (databases and spread sheets) and basic MS word processor, able to operate other computer accessories such as Printers, photocopier and scanners
• Enthusiastic person of high level finance and information technology exposure and knowledge of Tally Accounting software
• Knowledge in grants management
• Excellent communication, presentation and social skills.
• Unflustered personality of outstanding integrity record, professional and ethical background
• Capacity to concentrate on the task while working under pressure
• The position demands, Precision, Commitment, Honesty , Confidentiality and Transparency
• Ability to analyse financial data
Physical, Mental, Emotional and Environmental Demands of the Job
• This is a senior role that requires a high level of confidentiality; emotional sensitivity, mental concentration and attention to detail to ensure reliable and accurate stories are told and reported.
• You may be required to deal with sensitive patient situations or information and customer care issues; including resolving conflict relating to patients, media, and donor or staff relations/ stakeholders.
• You may sometimes be required to work off premises and outside of normal working hours or days.

Overall Job Purpose

• The Head of Finance oversees the finance and Stores teams at CoRSU Hospital. He/she ensures that all financial and Stores (Stock) records are accurately written, properly maintained and regular/periodical returns, reports and analyses properly compiled and submitted to key stakeholders.
• The position holder shall ensure proper financial controls are taken and risks mitigated by actively participating in the senior management decisions of the hospital
Specific Job Responsibilities
• Prepare and regularly monitor Hospital Annual Budget and budget applications for the Board/ project/donor approval and make call-up for funds from the Funding institutions.
• Oversee the management of Stores function, maintain proper and updated record of hospital assets (fixed and movable) inclusive of monetary value of stocks, fixed assets.
• Supervise day today finance and accounting activities of CoRSU by:
1. Ensuring that daily/monthly reconciliations are done for cash at hand, at bank, debtors, creditors, donation points and other subsidiary accounts.
2. Providing periodic cash flow projections and offer timely/appropriate financial advice to the CEO, Senior Management Team (SMT) and the CoRSU Board.
3. Follow-up on debtors, invoicing of all partner organizations and making sure that all creditors’ bills are settled promptly.
• Directly supervise, mentor and train the Finance team; appraise them and including staff of the outsourced billing service provider to ensure maximum control over internal revenue generation.
• Supervise regular processing and monitoring of payroll, ensure that statutory deductions and returns are prepared and submitted within the set time limits.
• Oversee the preparation of claims for transit services (recoverable, employee claims, and special projects/programs)
• Ensure regular (monthly and quarterly) financial reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner; compile comprehensive quarterly/annual financial reports and analyses to the key stakeholders (donors, the senior management team and the Board).
• Facilitate the work of the Internal and External Auditors by facilitating regular audit exercises and providing all the relevant information.
• Ensure that national fiscal regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are adhered to.
• Oversee the coordination of the hospital procurements, the Stores and the Billings committee to ensure value for money and timeliness.
• Actively participate in the management of the hospital as part of the SMT member.
• Ensure that the asset Register is updated all the time.
• Any other roles as shall be assigned by the immediate supervisor and the Board Finance Committee.
Key Result Areas (output)
• Hospital Annual Budget and budget prepared
• Assets and stocks register maintained and updated
• Regular cash /bank reconciliations done and cash flow projected
• Cash/cheque receipts and payments supervised
• Follow-up on debtors ensured
• Regular and timely financial reports prepared and submitted
• Financial transactions (procurement committee meetings) efficiently and effectively guided.
• Timely/appropriate project financial advice provided to the key stakeholders/donors.
• Financial accounting systems and tools controls regularly monitored, enforced and/or developed.
• Internal and External Audits facilitated
• Finance and Stores teams effectively supervised, mentored and trained
• National fiscal regulations and International Financial standards (IFS) adhered to.


• A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Business Administration (Accounting option)
• A professional qualification in accounting preferably ACCA,CIMA,CFA,CPA (U), CPA(K)
• MBA - Accounting/Finance and MSC – Accounting/Finance will be an added advantage
Details of experience
• 5 years’ post certification professional experience in finance and accounting in a reputable organization
• 2 years’ experience in supervision of a finance and accounts team of an NGO/Not-for-Profit
• Membership with a professional accounting body

Application procedure

All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply online at www.futureoptions.org or by email: vacancy@futureoptions.org  enclosing their CV and cover letter. Please indicate the Position Title in the email subject line. Application Deadline: 5:00 pm EAT on Thursday 11th August 2022

Date Posted: 2022-08-07