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Finance Director Kampala

Posted by World Vision Uganda Private Central
  • Company: World Vision Uganda
  • Experience: 5 - 10 yers
  • Studies: Undefined
  • Category: Management - Executive - Director
  • Contract: Undefined
  • Salary: Undefined
About WVU:World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”Job Summary: The World Vision Finance Director will offer overall Leadership and Management of the Finance Division, develop and implement financial policies; ensure effective resource acquisition, utilization and safe guarding of assets according to WV approved policies and procedures and promote financial stewardship, accountability and accuracy of financial information to be used by Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in decision making.Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Strategic Financial Planning and Management:Actively coordinate and guide the process of benchmarking in relation with the approved cost allocation methodologyAlign partnership budgets between National office, projects, grants, MyPBAS and support officesAdvise management on strategic resource acquisition and allocation in line with Regional Working Group (RWG) recommendations approved by the Regional LeaderManage World Vision Uganda National Office budget, cash flow and project fundingCoordinate the budgeting process as per budget guidelinesContribute to the preparation of the annual operating plan as per guidelines.Compile and prepare a quarterly analysis of the financial situation of the National Office.Promote Financial Accountability and reportingDisseminate and share WV partnership and National Office Finance policies, guidelines and standards to staffResponsible for the submission of timely, accurate and complete relevant reporting.Oversee year-end closing processes including year-end reports, appendices and carry forward guidelines.Monitor accountability issues, follow up on implementation of audit findings and provide support2. Financial Risk Management:Develop and give guidance on internal controls, review and advise on business improvementEnsure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place to avoid significant audit risk ratings, both at the National Office and project levels.Plan for and facilitation of National office internal audit and statutory external auditAddress all donor, government and World Vision International audits3. Leadership and Management:Actively participate in the NO senior management/ Leadership team meetings and represent finance department.Ensure implementation of new partnership initiatives involving FinanceEnsure competent and motivated staff are hired and retainedAssist the National Director, Operations, board and other Non-finance staff in understanding and interpretation of financial statements, partnership policies and procedures4. Strategic Networks:Develop good networks and relationships with other National Offices,  Support Offices, other partnership entities, other NGOs and Banking entitiesAttend and actively participate in strategic regional meetingsQualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate should possess a University Degree/Post Graduate Degree in Accounting/AuditingProfessional Accounting Qualification i.e. ACCA or CIA or CPA or MBA is preferredAt least five years’ managerial experience in Finance Management both on Grants and SponsorshipExcellent accounting and financial management skillsComputer literacy i.e. good working knowledge of computerized accounting systems particularly Sun systems and Vision XLPast exposure and experience in training and/or knowledge transfer would be highly regarded.
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