NRC Finance Coordinator Jobs 2021 – Uganda NGO Jobs

NRC Finance Coordinator Jobs 2021 – Uganda NGO Jobs. NRC Uganda Programme looking for “Finance Coordinator“. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 05th November 2021.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental organisation that protects the rights of people affected by displacement. This includes refugees and internally displaced persons who are forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict, human rights violations and acute violence, as well as climate change and natural disasters.

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NRC Finance Coordinator Jobs 2021

The NRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th October 2021 for Qualified Uganda Nationals only to fill in the vacant post of Finance Coordinator to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Position Finance Coordinator
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 05th November 2021

Job Purpose Summary

The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of financial matters for the NRC Uganda.

Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s financial systems and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop financial team
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis as required; responsible for the preparation of financial reports to NRC and donors
  • Contribute in the design, development and implementation of the grants management policies, procedures and practices
  • Continually review the entire grant management system and provide recommendations to the Head of Support on its improvement
  • Support project staff in financial matters
  • Ensure proper filing of all financial documents

Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure timely posting in agresso; daily/ weekly, adhering to monthly accounts closure deadline
  • Prepare and analyze the Balance Accounts Reconciliation (eBRS) and submit to the FM before 8th monthly.
  • Follow up on aging accounts; Advances, accruals, receivables and payables, throughout the month, before month end closure exercise. Immediately involve the AM/ FM where necessary.
  • Frequently check for proper use of chart of accounts and make proper adjustments.
  • Timely verification of payment vouchers
  • Ensure proper filing of all financial documents in both hardcopy and online.
  • Consolidate and submit the monthly cash forecast to the FM by 12th of each month
  • Participate in the preparation of the master support budget. As well as support line manager’s/ budget holders in budget preparation, monitoring & financial procedures.
  • Undertake finance training of all staff and capacity building of subordinates
  • Ensure timely transfer of funds to all field office(s).
  • Ensure cash and bank accounts are managed & reconciled according to NRC policy and procedures.
  • Ensure for all payments, correct documentation is attached, logistics and financial procedures respected, project/account code correct, and the authorisation of payments is in line with NRC UG authorisation table
  • Conduct performance management of the finance team
  • Review payroll before monthly salaries payment and clear any outstanding issues timely.
  • Ensure verification of all payments by FM including payroll and share monthly salary allocation.
  • Follow up with HR and individual staff for monthly timesheets. Ensure they are verified/ signed and uploaded accordingly.
  • Ensure safe and cashbox secured and routines of control are in place
  • Ensure Taxes, NSSF and others are paid and filed within the stipulated timelines
  • Participate in the bid committee
  • Review and verification of purchase requisition, purchase order, waiver/ note for file
  • Ensure up to date financial records including; authorization table, local financial handbook and others. Update staff on any changes thereof.
  • Make at least 20% field visits where/when possible, security withstanding. Report to the line manager of any matters arising from the visits.
  • Accountable for the exercise of securing backlog and maintain completed electronic/ online supporting documentation as per NRC regulations.
  • Share 1560 vouchers and supporting documents with other country offices in the region, monthly
  • Act as Finance Coordinator Budget & Reporting in her/his absence

Eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience from working as a Finance Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context; a professional finance qualification is desirable.
  • CPA 3 qualification is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Agresso is an added advantage
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Other Details

  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply NRC Finance Coordinator Jobs 2021

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The Closing Date: 05th November 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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