- Company: Save the Children
- Location: Uganda
- State: Uganda
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: - Accounting Jobs in UgandaSave the Children Jobs in Uganda
Save the Children International is currently recruiting for a Senior Finance Coordinator for our Country Office in Kampala. The Senior Finance Coordinator will provide support to country office through managing the payments to suppliers, Inventory Reconciliations and Recharges to expense lines in a timely manner and ensure that Internal Controls are upheld in line with set policies, procedures and guidelines. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following: • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce accounting option or the equivalent and full completion of ACCA or CPA. • At least a minimum of Eight years working experience in related field • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with accounting, financial controls and financial information systems • Full knowledge and past experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) practices and reporting guidelines • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team. • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions. • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses. • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary. • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching • Excellent time management and planning capacity
The Organization We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030: • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday • All children learn from a quality basic education and that, • Violence against children is no longer tolerated We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.