Finance Coordinator Uganda Kampala

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  • Added Date: Saturday, 24 September 2022
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NRC Uganda is looking for a professional Accountant to fill in the position of Finance Coordinator in their Kampala Area Office in Mengo. If this job posting fits your profile, then put in that application.

  1. Ensure timely posting in agresso; daily/ weekly, adhering to monthly accounts closure deadline
  2. Prepare and analyze the Balance Accounts Reconciliation (eBRS) and submit to the FM before 8th monthly.
  3. 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.
  4. Frequently check for proper use of chart of accounts and make proper adjustments.
  5. Timely verification of payment vouchers
  6. Ensure proper filing of all financial documents in both hardcopy and online.
  7. Consolidate and submit the monthly cash forecast to the FM by 12th of each month
  8. Participate in the preparation of the master support budget. As well as support line managerโ€™s/ budget holders in budget preparation, monitoring & financial procedures.
  9. Undertake finance training of all staff and capacity building of subordinates
  10. Ensure timely transfer of funds to all field office(s).
  11. Ensure cash and bank accounts are managed & reconciled according to NRC policy and procedures.
  12. 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
  13. Conduct performance management of the finance team
  14. Review payroll before monthly salaries payment and clear any outstanding issues timely.
  15. Ensure verification of all payments by FM including payroll and share monthly salary allocation.
  16. Follow up with HR and individual staff for monthly timesheets. Ensure they are verified/ signed and uploaded accordingly.
  17. Ensure safe and cashbox secured and routines of control are in place
  18. Ensure Taxes, NSSF and others are paid and filed within the stipulated timelines
  19. Participate in the bid committee
  20. Review and verification of purchase requisition, purchase order, waiver/ note for file
  21. Ensure up to date financial records including; authorization table, local financial handbook and others. Update staff on any changes thereof.ย 
  22. Make at least 20% field visits where/when possible, security withstanding. Report to the line manager of any matters arising from the visits.
  23. Accountable for the exercise of securing backlog and maintain completed electronic/ online supporting documentation as per NRC regulations.
  24. Share 1560 vouchers and supporting documents with other country offices in the region, monthly
  25. Act as Finance Coordinator Budget & Reporting in her/his absence
    • Minimum of five yearsโ€™ 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 positionโ€™s responsibilities
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal


      The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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