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Kampala, Uganda



September 29, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative formerly known as Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM) is a community-based non-governmental organization working with the urban and rural poor communities currently in 6 districts and ready to expand further. ROM provides a unique model of care to People Living with HIV and where necessary their families; taking care of the medical, social, emotional, and economical aspects of their lives to foster dignified living.

The program initiated in May 2001 at Our Lady of Africa Mbuya Catholic Parish to address the AIDS scourge in the slum communities of the Parish has since experienced rapid growth scaling up further beyond the parish jurisdiction. Starting with 14 HIV+ clients in 2001, currently ≥7000 are served annually.

Job Title

Finance Officer job at Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

Job Description

To ensure effective budgeting processes, budget monitoring and smooth running of the Accounts Receivables function as well as reporting in line with ROM policy and specific donor requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities and duties

  • Monitor & update the Budget monitoring module with respective budget holders and proactive prevention of further variances by providing advice of best course of action.

  • Review & and reconcile on a bi-monthly basis a transaction listing of project expenses per donor with each budget holder and ensure correct cost allocations.

  • Prepare accurate & complete donor periodic financial reports based on donor funding reporting requirements.

  • Timely invoicing for all due income especially for cost-reimbursable.

  • Review incoming project requisitions and supporting documents to ensure compliance with all donor requirements and proper cost allocation as per approved budgets.

  • Other duties as may be required of a Finance Manager – such as review of LPOs and Payment vouchers, Posting of PVs and JVs and other support that may be required from time to time.

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or any other relevant field.

  • CPA or ACCA qualification.

  • At least five to seven years of experience in Finance, audit and compliance.

  • Previous experience with computerized financial management systems (QuickBooks required) and online banking platforms especially BEYONIC is an added advantage.

  • Experience working with donor-funded projects, especially in managing Cooperative agreements and contracts is mandatory.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications.

  • High level of integrity and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent writing, management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.

  • Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task and work collaboratively as well as independently.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and CV/resume with 3 professional referees in PDF as one document. Both Cover letter and CV/Resume must not exceed 4 pages. Please send your application to the Human Resources Manager through the email: not later than Friday, 29th September 2023 at 5.00 PM (EAT). with the position applied for as the Email Subject. No need to attach other documents at this level.


ROM is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse workforce and does not charge a recruitment fee at any stage of the recruitment
Any Form of lobbying or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Applications beyond the deadline will not be considered.
ROM is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination, or harassment.


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