Team leader – budgeting & reporting job at Watoto Child Care Ministries

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Watoto Child Care Ministries

Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Description

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Bachelor Degree

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Job Title: Team Leader, Budgeting and Reporting.

Organization: Watoto Church Ministries.

Duty Station: Watoto Church Downtown, Kampala

Watoto Church Ministries has experienced exponential growth in the past couple of years composed of multiple Celebration Centers (Campuses) and diverse Community care initiatives that include Child Care, Community and Neighborhood, Education and FM Radio amongst others. In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.

We are seeking to recruit a Team Leader, Budgeting and Reporting to provide strategic direction to the budgeting and reporting including development of policies and strategies, financial planning, management reporting and ensuring timely production of the quality reports that enable the Ministry to make timely decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to)

1. Financial Planning & Analysis

• Oversee all aspects of preparing the annual budget and spearhead the development, collection and formulation of annual operating plans and budgets.

• Liaise with Team Leaders to develop and manage cost projections to support the budgeting and annual operating planning process.

• Develop presentations for budget meetings and operational reviews.

• Support the Programs and Support Functions in managing their spending budgets. Forecast, budget and review monthly revenues, expenses, and key financial operational statistics.

• Oversee and direct teams in the preparation of account and financial analysis. Develop a quarterly forecasts and annual operating budgets.

• Analyse financial performance versus forecast and plan, investigate variances, and communicate findings and recommendations to leadership team.

• Develop operational, profitable, expense analysis and other key performance metrics to help Leadership understand the health of the organization.

• Ensure compliance with the statutory bodies and internal controls and support in the formulation and review of Finance Policies, Procedures & strategies

• Support internal audit in identification and Implementation of risk management plans.

2. Financial and Management Reporting

• Oversee the generation of timely management reporting, performance management, measuring trends, budgeting analysis and other financial activities.

• Supervise provision of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis with recommendations for corrective action.

• Oversee the preparation for the annual audit and ensure audits are effectively managed. Develop and produce reports and analysis of current and prior year performance, identify trends, and track potential risks and opportunities.

• Provide financial modelling, financial analysis, and valuation support for new initiatives and other ad-hoc financial projects.

• 3. Management and Coordination of Team activities

• Supervise the overall operations of the Planning & Analysis team and ensure that staff are performing according to their job descriptions and department work plans.

• Conduct staff appraisals and determine training needs and support to coach and mentor them.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

• Mandatory requirement: the applicant should be a born-again Christian, a member of Watoto Church and a member of a cell group.

• The applicant for the role should hold at least a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (minimum of an upper second class) in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, master’s degree in Finance or Business Administration is an added advantage.

• A minimum of seven years’ working experience in a busy finance function with at least three years in a leadership role.

• Full member of ACCA, CPA, or similar certification

• Proficiency P in an accounting system and Microsoft Office Applications.

• Excellent leadership skills

• Excellent report writing skills.

Application Process

All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply by visiting our website and following the procedure below;

1. Go to;

2. Go to the section, Employment Opportunities and access the Watoto Job Application Portal

3. If you are a new user, create a user account by clicking; Create Account and proceed to create a profile and Apply

4. If you already have an account created, proceed to Sign in and Apply

DEADLINE; 20th /January/2023.



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