Finance Officer – EYDCD

at Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 10, 2024
Category Accounting
Job Type Contract
Currency UGX


The Finance Officer- EYDCD will support the Program team and partner in overseeing all financial aspects of the EYDCD program at CRVPF and partner levels.

About the EYDCD Program
The EYDCD program, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, aims to empower young men and women in disadvantaged communities in Uganda through technical skills, capacity building for entrepreneurship, and employment opportunities. CRVPF will partner with 200 Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to establish savings groups and cooperatives, reaching 200,000 youths aged 15-35 in Refugee Settlements, Host Communities, and Slums.

Department: Operations
Location: Kampala, Uganda with occasional travel
Reports to: Program Coordinator-EYDCD
Supervises: None
Other Regular Relationships: Program Coordinator; Program Officers; Finance, HR and Administration Officer

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Management
• Maintain accurate and timely EYDCD program financial documentation.
• Report on contract commitments, disbursements, and cash flow projections.
• Maintain proper filing systems for partner reports, grant agreements, and communication.
Budget Monitoring
• Conduct budget checks during application reviews.
• Monitor EYDCD budget at program and partner levels.
• Review and amend budgets during partner project implementation.
• Ensure EYDCD financials comply with partner requirements and international standards.
• Provide input into CRVPF finance planning processes.
• Assist in sourcing external support for the EYDCD program including consultancies.
Due Diligence
• Guide partners through financial due diligence and field monitoring.
Financial Reporting
• Review partner EYDCD finance reports and ensure alignment with source documents.
• Prepare funds requests and quarterly reports for donors.
Support and Advisory
• Provide financial management guidance to EYDCD partners.
• Advise the program team on financial matters and support learning and evaluation activities.
Other Duties
• Represent the EYDCD program at partner engagements.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
• Accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICA, CMA, or similar.

• Minimum 3 years in financial roles within a nonprofit.
• Experience in budgeting, reporting, and financial analysis.
• Previous work with microfinance and youth inclusion programs.

• Proficiency in QuickBooks and MS Office, especially Excel.
• Knowledge of Financial Internal Controls Management.
• Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Required Attributes
• Attention to detail, proactive, empathetic, disciplined, agile.

Applying Instructions

Applications must be submitted via email to copy; and Please state ‘EYDCD-Finance Officer” in the subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CRVPF is an equal-opportunity employer.

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