Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Finance and administration

Naguru Teenage information and Health Centre (NTIHC) is a non-governmental organisation in Uganda. Started about 25 years ago, NTIHC is the leading ASRHR services provider in Uganda.

Among the key departments is the on for Finance and Administration. This department is responsible for the Finance, Management and Human Resources. NTIHC has a staff of about 35 individuals presided over by 8 board members and 2 trustees. Almost half have a medical professional background (gynaecologists, registered midwives, enrolled midwifes, dispenser, laboratory technologists). The other staff members have other professional backgrounds (social scientists, statistician, information technology, finance, management, or trained as peer educators/data clerks).

The Program Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Organization and is responsible for the day to day management of the organization and for the implementation of policies, plans, strategies and budgets approved by the Board. The Director is supported by a Deputy Director, who is also Head of Department for Advocacy and Research, Head of Department for Finance and Administration and Head of Department for Service Delivery.

Financial management

The NTIHC finance department oversees all budgets and they account for all funds passing through the organisation. The finance department comprises of a Finance and Administration Manager supported by Administrative Assistant and an Accountant.

NTIHC is guided by a well-updated accounting manual that specifies access, utilization and accountability of its funds. The manual serves as a reference document for the Programme Director, Finance and Administration Manager, the Accountant, departmental mangers and auditors. It incorporates conventional financial management and accounting principles and tailor-made arrangements specifically designed to suit the peculiar operational dynamics of the organization. It basically covers the major aspects of the management of NTIHC’s financial resources.