Finance Officer at Ministry of Water and Environment

Application ends: December 15, 2022

Job Description

Background
The Government of Uganda, through the Climate Change Department in the Ministry of Water and Environment has obtained grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for a three-year project to build capacity to advance National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Uganda. The UN Environment is the Delivery Partner for the Project, with the role of supporting and averseeing the project implementation.

Position: Finance Officer- 1 (One Vacancy)
Reports to: National Coordinator

Duty Station: Kampala Head Office
Duration: 2 years contract

Qualifications:

* Possess a degree in accounting or any other equivalent degree and full pro I qualification in CPA, ACCA.

* Have at least five years of professional experience in accounting, within a program, project or reference structure,

* Professional experience with the United Nations system will be an added advantages.

* Knowledge and experience in applying procurement processes of Government of Uganda and UN;

* Excellent communication skills in written and oral English;

* Ability to work under pressure, with short lead times;

* Have good computer skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and finance software (especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Old Port Bell Road, Luzira P.O Box 20026, Kampala and should be delivered to the Ministry Registry not later than 15th December 2022. For further details, please refer to the website: www.mwe.go.ug