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Finance Director at Medical Teams International, Uganda

Finance Director at Medical Teams International, Uganda

Country: Uganda
City: Kampala
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The Medical Team International is seeking a highly qualified, experienced, and motivated Finance Director to look after accounting, payments, and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Accountable for the implementation of the country office finance strategy and responsible for ensuring effective financial management & accountability, including cash flow management and forecasting
  • Develop, implement and maintain internal controls and financial procedures to ensure compliance with statutory, international, donor, and HQ (FOM) regulations and requirements
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and presentation of financial statements and reports that can be relied on for decision making by the Country Director and Senior Management Team
  • Provide leadership to Finance Team by mentoring direct reports and providing technical supervision and training to all finance staff
  • Accountable for the appropriate use of resources in accordance with budget holder authority and MTI’s cost principles
  • Ensure timely and accurate functioning of Unit 4 financial system including maintaining the completeness and integrity of data, generating reports, reviewing account reconciliations, and authorizing transactions in accordance with MTI procedures
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of all budgets and grant management
  • Review of payroll transactions, allocation, and reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Take the lead in audit preparation, sourcing external auditors and support program and HQ staff in preparation for external and internal audits; ensure the implementation and maintenance of those audit recommendations
  • As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to developing organizational objectives and change management strategies
  • Represent the organization to financial partners, including donors, financial institutions, auditors, public officials, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting & Finance or a related field is required, Preferably MBA.
  • Professional Accounting Certification Training
  • Registration with a professional accounting body (e.g. ACCA, CPA)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex INGO with multiple funding sources; Experience with UNHCR funds is desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of INGO accounting, including complex fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and International Public Sector Accounting Standards
  • In-depth knowledge of Uganda laws and regulations pertaining to financial management
  • Knowledge of USAID, UNHCR, ECHO, WFP funding rules and regulations, financial reporting and disclosure requirements
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and computerized accounting software such as Sage, Unit4, etc

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline31 May,2019
Company NameMedical Teams International



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