Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) is an independent, non-partisan, and non-governmental organization that advocates for political/public finance transparency, democratic accountability, and business integrity. When you join ACFIM you become a member of a team of professionals who share the ambition of being second to none, a place where only the best can blossom and thrive. Our offices are situated at the heart of Kampala city. ACFIM is a multiracial organisation.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, dynamic and detail-oriented Finance Officer. He/she will be responsible for maintaining financial stability of projects, ensuring compliance with regulatory and donor requirements, and providing strategic financial guidance. He/she will work under the supervision of Head of Finance and Administration. If you are a dedicated finance professional that can make a difference, this is an excellent challenge for you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement financial policies, procedures and controls to maintain the integrity of financial transactions and reporting.
  • Manage daily financial operations, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll and general ledger activities.
  • Preparing accurate and timely periodic (monthly, quarterly, annual) financial reports for management and organisational donors.
  • Monitor budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring adherence to approved budgets and highlighting variances.
  • Work closely with the programs team to develop project budgets and provide financial support throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory and legal requirements including tax filings and reporting obligations.
  • Collaborate with external auditors during annual audits to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to support strategic decision making. You should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks.
  • Assist in managing the organisation’s procurement and disposal processes.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Head of Finance and Administration.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A reputable Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Commerce or other business-related qualification with a bias in accounting, is essential.
  • Accounting professional certification such as CPA (at least level 1) will be an added advantage.
  • At least five (05) years’ professional experience three of which must be at similar position with a
  • reputable organization.

Requisite Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management principles, practices and procedures including accounting standards and regulations and knowledge of donor funded projects.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results.
  • Build Relationships – ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Knowledge of accounting software particularly QuickBooks and Excel, is a MUST.
  • Grants management experience may be added advantage.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work and meet deadlines in a high pressure fast-paced environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty, credibility and dedication to the mission of ACFIM.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to effectively present financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in taking up this role and fully meet the requirements above, please submit your application and copies of academic qualification/certificates not later than Monday, 26th July 2024, at 2:00pm to;

The Executive Director, Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM), on Email: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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