Job Title: Fresher Finance Assistant – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Kiryandongo, Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, protection & rule of law, gender-based violence and women’s protection and empowerment, economic recovery and development.
The Finance Assistant will be a key member of the Kiryandongo team and will contribute towards the achievement of the field’s finance objectives. Under the direction of the Senior Finance Officer, the Finance Assistant maintains the cash books and is responsible for the accounts payable functions of the department.
Roles and Responsibilities:
•Prepare cash transaction vouchers.
•Review transaction voucher forms for approval.
•Preparation prepaid monthly JVs for posting.
•Maintain petty cash account register and ensure petty cash reconciliation and replenish the petty cash when it reaches the minimum limit.
•Submit weekly and monthly petty cash summaries to the Senior Finance Officer and Finance Manager.
•Monitor invoices and cash payment request vouchers
•Process all cash and bank payment as per the approval received.
•Pay cash to the payee in the Kiryandongo Office.
•Prepare cheques for approval and payment to the payee.
•Follow up cash in transit and transfers.
•Act as a cashier
•Make field payments.
•Ensure IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions.
•Ensure control and use of office stationary.
•Work closely with Administration to raise hotel bookings for visitors to the field.
•Assist the Admin officer to maintain timesheets for all staff.
•Develop and maintain efficient filling system for the field office.
Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
•A Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance or a Diploma with 5 years’ experience
•Minimum of 1 year working in the finance function.
•Experience working with NGOs (preferred but not a prerequisite)
•Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
•Knack for detail.
•Able to communicate effectively.
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
•Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel,)
•Must be able to function comfortably in a loosely structured but complex work environment, working and prioritizing multiple tasks.
•Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English with programme staff.
•Good supervisory skills, time management and interpersonal skills.
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
Deadline: 22nd June 2021
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