Finance Manager

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The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country

Vacancy title: Finance Manager

Deadline of this Job:26 November 2020  

JOB DETAILS:
The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional, and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria. Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Read more about DGF here: www.dgf.ug .
Title: Finance Manager
Duty Station; Democratic Governance Facility Management Unit {FMU) in Kampala. _
Main purpose of the job:
Reporting to the Senior Financial Management Advisor (SFMA), the Finance Manager (FM) will be responsible for undertaking partner pre-grant assessment, partner budget monitoring, financial reporting, and capacity building of partners in line with DGF business procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-grant assessments and field site visits to ascertain the financial capacity of the potential implementing partner.
  •  Provide advice to programme staff and implementing ‘ partner organizations on the financial management and reporting requirements in line with the DGF business / procedures, Partnership agreement IMOU, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and relevant laws.
  • Review implementing partner and consultancy budgets for compliance with DGF business procedures, accuracy, and reasonableness, and make recommendations to ensure that alignment with the partnership agreement.
  •  Carry out quarterly review of financial reports to ensure compliance with agreed activities and allocation of funding.
  •  Review the relevant documentation supporting financial transactions of the implementing partner organizations to ensure that they are in line with the DGF business procedures, the work plan and budget, laws of Uganda, the Partnership Agreement, and organizational business procedures.

Required Qualifications

  •  A university degree in accounting with a professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA or their equivalent;
  •  At least three years‘ experience in audit especially in the NGO sector;
  •  Experience in review of financial reports and budgets

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Please email your Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to; applications@dgf.ug  Please clearly indicate the Job title in the email subject line.
Do not attach academic documents.
Address your applications to;
The Head of Facility,
Democratic Governance Facility,
P. 0. Box 8772, Kampala - Uganda