Finance and Administration Officer job at Food for the Hungry


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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Food for the Hungry

Deadline of this Job:
18 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Lamwo , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, August 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed





JOB DETAILS:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia. Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.

External vacancy announcement FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis:
Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer (01 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Lamwo
Reports to: Regional Finance Officer-North
Contract Length: 24 months
Start Date: October 2022 (To be hired on rolling basis)

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial TUSTILI DUTY Under the supervision of the Regional Finance Officer, the Finance & Admin Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Area Program finance operations including preparing periodic financial I reports, reconcile accounting information, review major payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and established accounting formats, support project level procurement and performs administrative duties of the cluster Additionally, this position supervises the Cashier/ Stores, Guards, Office Attendants, Driver at Cluster/Field level

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Cash Management:
• Finance Management
• Staff supervision and Administration;
• Internal control, Fixed asset and Inventory management
• Safety and compliance

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Finance and accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution
• Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional qualifications
• Minimum of 3+years extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment Having an auditing background is an added advantage.
• A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3+ years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required Good knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.
• Familiarity with areas of operation is an added advantage.
Note: A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a must for this job
Language Proficiency in local languages like Luo for Lamwo and written English is a Must.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
NOTE: Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting [email protected] Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes a good salary commensurate to one's role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements.
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MR of an onlication letter a detailed CV
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: [email protected] not later than Thursday 18th August, 2022 at 4:30pm. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don't hear from us by 15th September, 2022
Safeguarding & Protection Clause: FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud, FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti-Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants' previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.
Disclaimer: t has come to our attention that several agencies or persons, are claiming to be acting on Food for the Hungry's (FH)behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH does not outsource its recruitment process to any organization or agency which, through website postings, mass e-mail messages or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH does not solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing. interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.


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