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Finance and Administration Manager Kampala

Posted by FHI 360 Private Central
  • Company: FHI 360
  • Experience: 2 - 5 years
  • Studies: Bachelor
  • Category: Accounting
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Over 100.000 / month (USh)
Job Title: Finance and Administration ManagerOrganisation: FHI 360Funding Source: USAIDDuty Station:  Kampala, UgandaJob ID: 14703About FHI: FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Manager will support an upcoming water and sanitation project in Uganda funded by USAID. The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for managing project finances, budgeting, financial reporting, accounting, procurement and compliance. She/he assures the accuracy and integrity of the project financial management system, compliance with FHI 360 and donor financial management policies and procedures and monitors financial reporting and record-keeping of project grantees and sub-recipients.Key Duties and Responsibilities: Intuitively reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets- actual and forecast.Provides recommendations and consuls with management on financial projects and compliancesActively participates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessments.Engaged in the more critical and confidential aspects of financial analysis. Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of finance issues.Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal and / or external effect.Stays abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and mentors staff.Builds and trains staff on financial policies and procedures, GAAP practices and client relationships.Performs any other duties as assigned.Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or Related Field.Professional Certifications i.e. CPA Certification preferred.At least five to eight years’ related work experience, including 3 years in management and 3 years working at the corporate or organization level.Past experience managing a financial analysis department is required.Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).  Experience working with an international organization.The applicant should have detailed knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with accounting, financial controls and financial information systems.Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.Ability to influence, motivates, and negotiates and work will with others.Is well-versed in state and federal laws and regulations that have impact on financial analysis and management controls.Has familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and experience with automated financial reporting, government accounting practices, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) systems.Sound knowledge and past experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) practices and reporting guidelines.Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills.Possess the ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the organization.Possesses a full understanding of the organizational structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area and the entire organization.Possess excellent communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills.Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
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