Job Title:          Finance Graduate Trainee – No Experience Jobs in Uganda

Organization: Mercy Corps

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

No Experience Jobs in Uganda: Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

Learning Opportunities:  The Finance Graduate Trainee will learn the following:

  • Hands on operating computer equipment and use of computer applications
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organizing or analyzing data and records
  • Teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Report Writing skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • File all transaction documents per category and currency i.e. PIs, GJs, Cash and intra funds and forward for entry
  • Maintain a daily excel Advance, cash, MM and Bank balance tracker.
  • Follow up on vendor receipts/proof of payment and ensure they are attached on respective payments documents
  • Putting back all documents retrieved during Audits
  • Stamping PAID, CLEARED & RECEIVED on finance documents as required
  • Scanning HQ, AUDIT, EOM and other finance / Sub grants documents
  • Preliminary compilation of VAT reports
  • Photocopy VAT documents
  • Perform any other tasks allocated by the supervisors

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Updated Excel ledgers and trackers.
  • Neatly organized and Labelled files
  • Complete VAT copy files

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Finance Graduate Trainee job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance Related Course
  • Computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Excellent oral and written English skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to:                

Deadline: 19th October 2018



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