Project Finance Officer

  • SNV
  • Fort Portal, Uganda
  • 06/12/2021
Full time


Job Description

SNV is seeking to recruit the services of an experienced Project Finance Officer. The incumbent   will perform the following roles:

Financial Accounting and Administration

  • Records financial project data into systems, monitors and analyses project data. Executes, checks, and consolidates all necessary activities and checks to assure complete and correct allocation of project costs, in line with financial regulations, SNV financial standards and guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Ensure cost effectiveness in all TIDE financial transactions and other sub projects under TIDE

Financial Planning

  • Executes the budgeting process and periodically forecasts and supports control, monitors (audit) all financial related activities within the project.
  • Financial business project control and information.
  • Regularly provides financial reports, analysis, and advice to provide insight in the overall projects financial status to safeguard financial performance, profitability and to estimate financial risks and take precautions. All in line with donor and SNV financial guidelines. Provides advice, balancing country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards, and guidelines, taking the project set-up with different donor regulations into account. Guides the Project Manager with country budgets, country project administrations and country project reviews in multiple country projects.

Donor reporting

  • Provides financial reports to meet both internal and external donor requirements. Supports the project manager in being compliant to internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of projects.
  • Ensure completeness of financial transactions, Manage project SharePoint, upload files on SharePoint

Support to Business Development

  • Assists in development of budgets in proposals. Guides and oversees qualification process for grants if applicable.


Required qualifications:

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Administration, Finance, Commerce or relevant qualification.
  • A Professional qualification ACCA OR CPA.
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • ICT proficient, accounting and SAP Design software.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with accounting and/or financial management software and MS Office applications; and
  • Knowledge of Uganda financial and tax regulations, especially those pertaining to non-governmental or not-for-profit organizations.

Additional Information

Application Deadline: by 17th December 2021.

Contract Duration : 2 years

Contract Type: Local (open to Ugandan nationals only)

Duty Stations: Fortportal

Desired Start Date: Jan  2022

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.