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    Apply: CWS Finance and Administration Officer

    Deadline: 01 April, 2023

    Location: Kampala, Uganda

    Church World Service (CWS) is seeking to fill the role of Finance and Administration Officer.

    CWS is a faith-based not-for-profit organisation transforming communities through sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.


    • Provide leadership and supervise the administrative functions of the CWS Uganda office
    • Ensure the relevant SOPs are regularly updated and stored and training sessions on the same are arranged
    • Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the office through supervision and management
    • Develop and maintain good working relationships with external partners, vendors, contractors and other stakeholders
    • Provide originality, initiative and good judgment in applying CWS policies to new and unusual problems
    • Manage and monitor workload within the unit and prioritise work assignment accordingly
    • Coordinate, support and liaise with other CWS Africa offices and sub-offices regarding visits, reports, office policies and services
    • Plan and execute annual process reviews for the entire administrative function
    • Provide leadership and support for all financial management areas including accounting, payments, and reporting systems and procedures
    • Coordinate with related staff to ensure that project budgets, accounting and fiscal control procedures are implemented effectively
    • Provide direct supervision of forecasting and costing out of items proposed in the budget
    • Manage and consolidate projections from all departments
    • Provide ongoing financial administration to the country office, including the processing of approvals for procurements, consultant agreements, and vendor invoices
    • Oversee the monthly projections of expected expenses and monitor expenditure within the administrative function
    • Analyse and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Strategic Management or a related field, or four years additional work experience in a similar field in lieu of a bachelor’s degree
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    • Eight years, minimum, of relevant work experience
    • Two years, minimum, of supervisory experience with an international NGO in a similar position
    • Two years of work experience in an organisation that adheres to the U.S. government CFR 200
    • Strong computer skills, in particular, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Access
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Strong verbal and written English language skills
    • Working knowledge of Sage ERP System
    • Knowledge of Uganda laws and customs (preferred)

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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    Temidayo Aderibigbe
    Temidayo Aderibigbe
    Temidayo is passionate about Africa, he's also a writer in areas of good governance, environmental sustainability, child education, and gender equality. He also doubles as a content writer, student, Pan-Africanist and Certified Google Digital marketer.

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