ACORD Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

ACORD Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

ACORD Uganda looking for “Director Financial Management and Operations”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before September 15, 2023.

Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development Uganda (ACORD Uganda) is a National Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that has worked in Uganda since 1979 initially as an implementing arm of ACORD International.

In 2019, ACORD Uganda was formally registered as an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the National Bureau for NGOs in Uganda. ACORD Uganda aspires to contribute towards Uganda’s Development, Humanitarian response and to promote social justice for vulnerable communities and groups particularly the poor, children, youth and women.

ACORD Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs 2023

The ACORD has published a job vacancy announcement on September 05, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Director Financial Management and Operations to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development (ACORD)
Position Director Financial Management and Operations
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Ten years
Application Deadline September 15, 2023

ACORD Job Vacancy 2023

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Financial and Accounting

  • 1) Support the Chief of Party to manage and/or put in place finance management systems that ensure timely financial decision making; payments and expenditure
  • controls by providing leadership and technical support to all project staff.
  • 2) Manage all budget, accounting and finance activities including preparation and timely submission of monthly, quarterly and annual expenditures and
  • 3) Support decision making with key project personnel by availing relevant and timely financial information and analyses linking project deliverables to financial outlays.
  • 4) Ensure appropriate systems and cost effective, timely procedures such as budget and cash management, receivables and payables management are in place to
  • properly disburse, account, budget and report funds.
  • 5) Relevant internal controls are in place and are continually monitored and updated.
  • 6) Ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies, finance management policies, as well as country regulations.
  • 7) Provides technical assistance as required to build financial management capacity of local partners and grantees.
  • 8) Develop or ensure availability of grant-specific tools for financial management and reporting, for both USAID and internal management needs
  • 9) Liaise directly with USAID contacts on financial matters
  • 10)Implement and continuously monitor fraud mitigation practices
  • 11) Responsible for the preparation and timely attending to the needs of both the internal and external auditors and follow up implementation of audit recommendations.
  • 12)You will perform regulatory functions that ensure that ACORD-Uganda meets its statutory financial obligations and responsibilities to its donor by providing support to field office, ensuring ACORD-Uganda scores no less than 80% on all due diligence assessments and spot checks, also prompt statutory payment where no penalties are incurred.
  • 13)Support accounting staff to acquire essential competencies in their roles and for performance management by conducting periodic trainings, periodical performance appraisals, training programs, including mentorship and acting roles to build capacity.

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Director- Financial Management & Operations
  • Duty Station: ACORD Office – Kampala
  • Reports to: Chief of Party.


  • 1) Full Chartered Accountant, with CPA/ ACCA and a Master’s Degree in accounting, finance, business management.
  • 2) 10 years of experience managing large multiyear USAID, grants and budgets and will be familiar with all reporting and financial management requirements.
  • 3) Experience with establishing solid financial management systems, policies and procedures including sub grant management.
  • 4) Experience supervising sub grantees, mentoring and coaching them to establish sound systems of sub-grant management.
  • 5) Experience in team building skills, mentorship, problem solving and be very decisive.
  • 6) At least 7 years of progressively responsible work experience in managing administrative functions including human resources, operations, information
  • systems, security, transportation, inventory, and office management.
  • 7) Ability to learn and adapt ACORD’s systems for financial management and work closely with Director- Financial Management & Operations. Demonstrated ability
  • in analyzing financial documents, projections, expenditures, and accruals.
  • 8) Knowledge of and ability to apply internationally-accepted accounting principles and methods, techniques, and systems of financial management.
  • 9) Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Outlook are required

Personal Skills

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Desired personal qualities include integrity, patience, tact, mature judgment, and strong negotiating and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise sound and timely judgment and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability and willingness to travel In-country, regionally as well as to the US Headquarters.

How to Apply ACORD Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: September 15, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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