Last Resume Update February 21, 2024
Address ARUA, Uganda
E-mail enyamaphilliamkanson@gmail.com
Phone Number +256779576338

Experience

SNV NETHERLANDS
COUNTRY FINANCE ASSISTANT
Feb 2024 - Current

• Financial Advice and Information
Provides (non) requested financial data, analyses, and advice to relevant internal and external parties as input for further decision-making and handling. Gives advice, balancing country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards, and guidelines, considering the project set-up with different donor(s) and in line with business requirements and SNV’s corporate financial guidelines and regulations. Answers questions regarding financial administration and data, based on requests and corporate procedures. Contributes to global finance procedures and guidelines, finance strategy in the country and project finance by giving feedback and proposing changes.

• Financial Accounting and Administration
Executes, checks and consolidates all necessary activities to assure complete and correct allocation of costs and time. Ensures that internal- and external reporting are aligned to financial regulations, SNV financial standards and guidelines and donor requirements. Assists in the management of intercompany projects.

• Financial Planning and Control
Supports all budget holders in being compliant to internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines regarding the financial administration of country operations and projects. If applicable executes or supports in execution of all financial related activities within the country (annual budgeting process, periodic forecasting, support control, monitoring and auditing).

• Reporting
Provides (input for) financial reports and analysis, to provide insight in the overall country and projects financial status to both internal and external (e.g. donors) parties in order to safeguard financial performance, profitability and to estimate financial risks and take precautions. Ensures correct, exhaustive reporting to donors within agreed timelines, in line with donor and SNV financial guidelines

• Business Development
Assists in development of budgets in proposals up to budget value of the set threshold. Takes the lead or supports in the financial part of a proposal from start to submission by developing, reviewing and refining budgets in line with full cost recovery policy, donor requirements, Finance-, Human Resources- and Business Development policies and procedures. Supports the registration of financial data (coherence of data) in diverse information systems. Assists in the capacity building of new implementation partners in sub grants management.

• People Management (if applicable)
Guides, develops, coaches and motivates the finance employees, in order to realise department’s objectives.
• Donor reporting
Provides financial reports to meet both internal and external donor
requirements. Supports the project manager in being compliant to
internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor
guidelines regarding the financial administration of projects.

DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Jun 2021 - Aug 2023

Specific Tasks: • Implement financial policies and procedures in accordance with DRC Operational Handbook.
• Assist with preparation of program and operational budgets.

• Liquidity management: establish monthly fund requirements and maintain adequate liquidity (cash) levels in the bank and cash safe. Subsequently, submits cash flow forecast every 25th of the month to the Senior Finance Officer based at the Kampala coordination office.
• Maintain updated bank mandates and list of authorized signatories and ensure the area Internal Delegation of Responsibility and Authority is consistently updated.
• Provide the financial review of all Purchase Requests (PR) and request for payments in accordance to the set limit in the area Internal Delegation of Responsibility and Authority.
• Verifies payment vouchers for all payments in accordance to the set limit the area Internal Delegation of Responsibility and Authority.
• Responsible for the bookkeeping i.e. management of monthly cash books:

• Prepares consolidated weekly cashbooks with complete documentations for all the projects for review by Area Manager every Friday of the week
• Submits on bi-monthly basis cashbooks and corresponding cash and bank reconciliation to Kampala coordination office as per the quarterly cashbook submission calendar.
• Ensure month end cash counts are done and submitted to DRC Country office in Kampala by 30th of every month and month end cash books accompanied by bank reconciliations are submitted to Senior Finance Officer 1st of every month.
• Together with Area Manager, ensure physical cash count is carried out at the end of the week (Friday) and that Cash counts are filled in Kampala for review by Senior Finance Officer the following Monday together with the weekly updated cashbook.
• Confirm that full accountabilities (documentations) are obtained for all expenditures and validity of claims all financial claims.
• Ensures timely submission of scanned vouchers to Kampala coordination office.

• Monitor project budgets closely and advice Area manager/project coordinators on any issues of concern.

NYANGILIA SECONDARY SCHOOL
Ag.BURSAR
Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

• Reporting to the bursar on any financial request.

• Ensure that all revenue to the school is collected from parents/Students, receipted & the student ledgers are updated regularly.
• Daily reconciliation of revenue collections using the “daily School Fees Collection analysis”

• Work with the School Bursar to ensure that all school pay transactions are applied and reconciled with the quick books integrated payments.
• Work to maintain and update daily the students Ledger and ensure that every student in the School has a ledger by reconciling the ledgers with the daily attendance list from the class and the dormitory.
• Write receipts for all fees received from parents with accurate fees balance.

• Ensure all petty Cash payments are made and accountability obtained thereafter.

• Daily update of the petty Cash Account in quick books.

• Support the Bursar to track All School Expenditures.

• Ensure the implementation of financial policies in the school.

• Ensure proper record keeping and archiving system.

• Perform other related duties as required and assigned by the supervisor

NYANGILIA SECONDARY SCHOOL
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
Feb 2013 - May 2021

Specific Tasks: • Ensuring / validating indirect tax returns and ensuring evidence is maintained to support tax filing positions.
• Assist in managing the indirect tax function, including developing and implementing strategies, controls, practices/protocols, and planning opportunities for the school.
• Consultant’s coordination for entities handled.

• Focal person for Internal and external audits

• Review and research indirect tax questions for tax planning, accounting and compliance purposes.

• Ensuring for indirect tax activities controls and validations, including reconciliation and refunds if any.

• Liaise and provide timely updates to the school management.

• Initiate follow-up on the open items or unsettled tax assets/liabilities

• Suggest recommendations for development and implement changes to processes and systems.

• Continuously review ledger balances and open reconciliation items, work in coordination with other groups to close out open items.
• Balance Sheet Reconciliation Indirect tax Gls review, identify probable financial exposures, and take appropriate action.
• VAT/Tax Settlement – Would be responsible for all the Tax Settlement and VAT Settlement processing & Verification, Vendor/ ML Agency payments, ML Agency /vendor reconciliation, etc.
• School Monthly activities- Monthly Reporting activities & supporting activities to school board of directors.
• Processing PO & Non-PO invoices in Oracle

• Managing Vendor Mailbox

• Reconciliation of AP/ GRNI accounts

• Write off transactions.

• Running Hold & Accruals reports

• Creating KPI and measure reports, statistics

• Document self-assessment tests

• Daily controls

Education

ICPAU
CPA
Jun 2022 - Current
UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
DEGREE
Aug 2015 - Oct 2018

2ND CLASS

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
DIPLOMA
Aug 2009 - Nov 2011

2ND CLASS UPPER

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