Solidaridad is an international solution-oriented civil society organization with over 50 years of experience in developing solutions to make communities more resilient and create more sustainable supply chains. We work throughout the entire value chain to make sustainability the norm. Our innovative solutions support the transition to an inclusive economy that provides sustainable livelihoods with fair and profitable business opportunities. This includes decent working conditions, a fair living wage, and production in balance with nature so that all people can thrive now and for generations to come. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Solidaridad East, and Central Africa has country offices and programmes in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda, and outreaches in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Rwanda, and Cameroon.

Title: Finance and Administration Associate – Uganda

Duration: 1-year contract (extension based on performance)

Reporting line: Finance & Administration Coordinator

Position level: Junior level

Location: Uganda


Solidaridad is currently implementing a 5 year multinational project dubbed Climate victims to Climate heroes that seeks to improve landscapes and livelihoods of 50,000 smallholder coffee farmers in eastern northern, western, central and west Nile regions of Uganda through carbon farming and financing. Solidaridad is therefore seeking to recruit dynamic, hardworking, professional and innovative candidates for the post of Finance and administration Associate.


The primary role of the Finance and administration Associate is to support in financial and administrative roles in expenditure monitoring, periodic financial reporting and providing administrative management roles The Individual work under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administrative officer.

Position in the organisation

The Finance and administration Associate reports to the Finance & Administration Coordinator.

Result areas

Financial management roles.

  • Coordinate, Maintain and preparation of proper books of accounts and supporting documents and submit periodic financial statements band reports.
  • Monitor expenditure against budgets, monitor cash flow and predict new trends.
  • Producing accurate useful and timely reports for budget holders
  • Ensure internal control mechanisms and budget management are observed to minimize financial risk.
  • Ensure compliance to all donor and statutory requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to project staff on financial and admin mgt matters.

Administration roles

  • Assist in all administrative functions related to the project
  • Maintain contact and coordinate activities with all project staff.
  • Maintain external relationships with service providers to ensure efficiency.
  • Contribute to organization of meetings, conferences, events and actions.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • A degree in Business accounting, Business financing, Accounting and finance or any disciplines from a reputable university.
  • A certificate in CPA is an added advantage


  • Solid experience with finance and accounting work in an NGO setting for at least 3 years
  • Knowledge on use of digital accounting systems.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, word)
  • Able to Multi task.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, word)

How to Apply

Interested candidates that meet the above qualifications should send their one-page cover letter (including salary expectations and availability) and CVs to:


Subject: “Finance and Administration Associate – Uganda”

The CVs will be evaluated as they are received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.