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Fondazione Ambrosoli – General Manager – Uganda

La Fondazione Ambrosoli sta selezionando un/a General Manager and Head of Accounting & Finance Department per il Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital in Uganda. Durata 1 anno rinnovabile



General Manager and Head of Accounting & Finance Department

Reports to: CEO

Duration: 1-year renewable

Salary Grade: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Reimbursement will be provided for accommodation, visa and insurance reimbursement, flights to Kalongo (Uganda)

Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital is a private not for profit rural hospital of missionary heritage belonging to the local Archdiocese of Gulu.

The General Manager and Head of Accounting & Finance Department is expected to fully understand and commit to the hospitals’ approaches of full acceptance of the hospital values and while it has to achieve an efficient use of its scarce resources, there are some core values that prevail on any other considerations:


Efficiency cannot be achieved through actions that could potentially:

  • Lower the actual standards of care of the patients
  • Lower the welfare of the staff
  • Collide in any other way with the mandate and the mission of the hospital as spelt out in the hospital statute


Key Responsibilities:

Maintains through the Accounts Section the general ledger, the chart of accounts and the other financial records, ensuring that they comply with Accepted Accounting Practices.

Maintains records of all incomes and expenditures in accordance with the selected method of accountancy (double entry and cost centre).

Ensure compliance with all operational, financial, registration and auditing protocols within Uganda and/or as required by donors’ procedures.

Works directly with external and internal auditors to ensure appropriate and timely

completion of audits and the strengthening of accounting and control systems.

Ensures proper accountability to Government, District and other financial bodies.

Ensure that budgets, financial statements and reports are made available completely and timely.

Monitors cash flows and cash needs of the hospital in order to avoid cash crisis.

Ensures compliance with the accountability requirements of the individual projects and supervises the project offices to: a) establish, maintain and run project-dedicated books and records; b) compile relevant financial reports; c) facilitate inspection/audit activities by the donors or their auditors.

Present regular project briefings and status updates to team regarding budget vs actual and cost estimates.

Controls and manages, through the IT personnel, the financial modules of the IT system.

Ensures that the procurement procedures for duly approved purchases are enforced, in coordination with the Procurement Office and in compliance with the established procurement rules.

Supervise finance staff in normal financial duties. Review and ensure accuracy in monthly/annual/grant-driven reports generated by finance staff, providing regular updates to CEO

Report immediately to CEO any financial procedure breach.

Be service minded, keeping a professional and friendly attitude while dealing with colleagues and business partners.


Minimum requirements

Minimum of Bachelor Degree in accounting or finance administration

Must have at least 5 years’ experience in financial management for large and complex projects in medium and large institutions (preferably in NGOs/ low resource contexts/African rural context).

Ability and flexibility to handle high levels of pressure to meet very strict deadlines and critical decision making.

High integrity, unquestionable character and commitment coupled with good leadership qualities.

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, conversant with computer based finance management software skills

Proven history of long term engagement and stability.

Has intimate knowledge of business models, financial systems and operations and be willing to follow and enforce hospital’s policies and procedures.


To apply for this position, please fill in the form and upload your CV in pdf format via the link 

In case of problems please contact


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