Finance Officer Job Vacancy at Pathfinder International

Job title:Finance Officer
Employer: Pathfinder International

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Maintain on a day to day basis records and documentation of all financial transactions.
Track and follow up on outstanding advances and ensure timely liquidation.
Process reimbursement payments to participants of field activities, including per diem and transportation.
Process the local payroll and administer benefits plan.
Prepare financial reports as well as participate in the preparation of reports to donor.
Review cash books and ledgers, prepare bank reconciliation statements and other elements of the Monthly management report.
Prepare month end close financial reports
Provide oversight to the use of the petty cash fund.
Work with sub grantees/contactors to ensure adherence to donor, organizational and local policies and build capacity of local organizations to become successful and sustainable service providers.
Conduct on site quarterly review of local partners‘ financial reports and develop corrective action plans.
Review sub grantees/contractor’s budgets, budget modifications and raise quarterly funds request.
Support the successful implementation of pathfinder programs in Uganda.
Perform assigned duties effectively and in a timely manner and undertake any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

A degree in Bachelor of Commerce or related fields from recognized institutions of higher learning
Three to five years‘ relevant experience in progressive responsible position.

USAID Previous experience and financial training will be added advantage.
Experience in designing systems and using mobile money platforms to effect payments
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.

How to Apply:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their cover letter and CV indicating current and expected salary, telephone contacts and three referees preferably supervisors to Closing date for receiving applications will be 17thNovember 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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