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Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Finance Officer (Inclusive Eye Health)

Job Title: Finance Officer (Inclusive Eye Health) – Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Sightsavers

Job Location: Uganda



Sightsavers Profile:

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities can participate equally in society. Sightsavers works in more than 30 countries to prevent avoidable blindness and fight for the rights of people with disabilities.

We treat eye conditions such as cataracts and tackle debilitating diseases, many of which cause sight loss. To do this, we work with governments and local, national and international partners to carry out eye operations and distribute treatments where they’re needed. We also advocate for the rights of people with visual impairments and other disabilities, and help to improve local health services so they are sustainable.

We have more than 70 years of experience behind us, and we’re proud to be a leader in our field. Our programmes consistently achieve high performance ratings from the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and we are one of US evaluator GiveWell’s top charities.



Job Summary:

The Finance Officer, IEH, holds responsibility directly related to Accounting, Project Finance and Procurement and general office administrative duties.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting partners’ capacity to manage project funds, including budgeting, forecasting, ensuring project spend is in line with MOU’s/PFA’s
  • Assisting in processing partner fund requests, ensuring partners provide accurate monthly reporting, consolidating partner reports into a monthly project report
  • Checking petty cash/travel expenditures
  • Preparing monthly journals, payroll and checking financial records are complete and accurate
  • Responsible for managing partner fund transfers, financial reports, database and register on a regular basis
  • Plan and manage purchases of project supplies, office supplies using Pro-actise software
  • Sourcing competitive suppliers, placing orders, checking deliveries are timely
  • Ensure stock control measures are in place for all project operations and the local office to ensure efficiencies are met
  • Maintain and update the fixed assets register to maintain robust operational conditions
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Any other ad hoc duties related to the position as requested by the Programme Officer

The Finance Officer, IEH, is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • A tertiary degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent qualifications.
  • Holding an ACCA/CPA qualification is advantageous
  • Previous professional experience within a similar role
  • Strong IT, Word, Excel
  • Excellent communication and organisation
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to use own initiative and keen to succeed



How To Apply for Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021

All l suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online through the link below:

Click Here to apply

Deadline: 9th January 2022



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