Global Finance Officer job at Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

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Global Finance Officer job at Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

Vacancy title:
Global Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2022

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Global Finance Officer will support the above by being responsible for reviewing all support documents for country transactions across all Johanniter programmes. S/he will provide 2nd level of control and compliance. They will ensure the compliance and completeness of the support docu-ments which are uploaded into the 4JUH platform and to assist Country Offices, with capacity de-velopment and training. This will require attention to detail in Country voucher verification and the ability to perform qualitative analysis of conformity to Johanniter policies and guidelines as well as ensuring that country programmes comply with donor requirements. S/he will provide assistance to Country Offices and their partner (where applicable) to be account-able for their responsibilities, to ensure that effective financial and logistics principles and protocols are in place. The Global Finance Officer will support the Global Finance Coordinator in providing all round financial management, support to GSU Finance and non-finance staff and helping to main-tain day to day financial operations for the Unit.

• Review monthly closing checklists, with reconciliations prepared by each country office to ensure completeness
• On the monthly basis, control quality of vouchers uploaded on 4JUH, and propose correc-tions/amendment, whenever required
• Review of all country office vouchers and ensuring compliance with JUH Finance guideline
• Review all booking lists against vouchers on monthly basis, ensuring expenditures are booked under their respective budgets, and propose corrections/amendment whenever re-quired
• Participate in maintaining quality in all aspects of Johanniter Financial Management
• On monthly basis, regularly update voucher checking progress document and quality pro-gress of all country offices
• Regularly update vouchers checking trackers (COs progress) and share with GSU Finance Coordinator
• Manage GSU bank account and petty cash (UGX,USD, EUR):
• Prepare payment slip ( cover sheet, internal receipt etc….) and ensure all payments request are approved prior to payment
• Prepare excel cashbook and upload in Sun System as well as cash reconciliataionAssist in doing monthly balance sheet reconciliations for the GSU and ensuring that any reconciling items are cleared on time
• Upload GSU monthly closing documents and vouchers on 4JUH

Person Specification
• Professional Qualification: Relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university (preferably in Accounting and Finance with a minimum of 4 years working experience in Accounting in an INGO set-up
• Experience
• Qualification in Accounting, Finances or Business Administration from recognized university
• Minimum of 4 years of accountancy experience, with at least 3 years of having worked in INGO.
• Knowledge of accounting software (SUN)
• Desirable:
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience working preferably with International NGOs or project development
• Experience of donor’s financial reporting requirements
• Experience of German donors
• Good knowledge of procurement procedures

Skills and Competencies:
• Essential:
• Excellent attention to detail at all times
• Excellent computer skills particularly excel and Microsoft office in general
• Good analytical and reporting skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong ability to be able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
• Desirable:
• Experience in multi-cultural environment,
• Knowledge of SUN Systems Accounting software
• Experience of institutional donor compliance
• Experience in multi-cultural environment
• Level II CPA

What we offer
• Remuneration: average Salary of UGX 4m to 5 million depending on experience & qualification
• Other benefits: Medical cover GPA 13TH Cheque

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applications for this position (including a cover letter, CV, professional references contacts of three former supervisors as well as job certificates if available) should be sent to:  Please indicate “ GSU-Global Finance Officer”, In the subject line of your e-mail and in the application mention your earliest date of availability.
Only complete applications will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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