Finance Coordinator for U-LEARN Consortium at Save the Children

Save The Children International - Uganda Country Office, Kampala, Uganda


Finance Coordinator for U-LEARN Consortium


The Finance Coordinator will be responsible for successful financial management of the DFID funded U-LEARN consortium project. Reporting directly to the Consortium Manager for the U-LEARN project, and as part of the senior management team of the consortium, the Finance Coordinator will ensure that financial expenditure and reporting is undertaken in line with donor requirements and commitments.

The Finance Coordinator will be responsible for providing accounting services for the consortium, leading financial and budgetary management, setting in place and following up financial collaboration and coordination with partners, and overseeing financial reporting obligations to the member and donor.

The job holder will be:

  • Providing accounting services
  • Leading financial and budgetary management of the Consortium
  • Setting in place and following up financial collaboration and coordination with the partners
  • Ensuring reporting and grant management
 Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized university.
  • MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.
  • At least of 5 years relevant progressive working experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level
  • Experience working with a consortium or other projects with multiple partners
  • Solid communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Highly developed organizational, planning, and mathematical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze financial data to identify potential issues and develop mitigation strategies
  • Audit experience and knowledge and application of tax regulation is desirable
The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Uganda, Kampala