Developing and scaling models of excellence | Adara Group

Finance Manager (Uganda)

Adara Development is on a mission to strengthen Maternal, Newborn and Child Health services in Uganda. They are scaling their evidence-based, high-impact AdaraNewborn model across 10 health facilities to halve maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths. The organisation is seeking an exceptional Finance Manager to lead the day-to-day financial operations of Adara Development (Uganda), including effective reporting and control of compliance.

ABOUT THe role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned finance professional to join Adara Development (Uganda) as the Finance Manager. Based at Kiwoko Hospital, you will oversee the daily financial operations, ensuring effective reporting, compliance, audits, and financial control. You will lead a small team, manage budgets, and maintain robust internal controls, working closely with both local and global teams. Your role will be pivotal in enhancing financial procedures, safeguarding assets, and supporting the organisation’s mission with exceptional financial management and governance. This role is integral to achieving Adara Development’s goals in Uganda.

Please read through the detailed job description.

about you
  • 5+ years’ post qualification experience
  • Degree in Accounting and CPA Qualified
  • Experience in financial reporting, budgeting, audit, tax and compliance obligations
  • Experience managing a small team, and the ability to delegate appropriately, and to coach and mentor finance staff
  • Ability to analyse and communicate financial information
  • Sound knowledge of the requirements set by the Ugandan Revenue Authority and other relevant regulatory bodies of Uganda
  • Sound knowledge of financial management accounting principles
  • Strong understanding and ability to demonstrate strong internal controls and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of accounting software, preferably Microsoft 365 Business Central and
  • Proficient in excel and other Microsoft office suite
  • Ability to work cross-culturally and across different time zones, sometimes out of regular business hours.
How to Apply

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their CV and a cover letter highlighting how their experience is relevant to the key responsibilities described in the job description. The CV must include two referees, detailing their email address and contact number. Shortlisted applicants will need to provide relevant academic documents, and a copy of their national lD.

Applications are due no later than June 27 2024 to: careers@adaragroup.org

Adara Development is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo an International Police Check and sign our Child Protection Policy.