Accounts Assistant – Finnish Refugee Council

October 27, 2022

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Organization: Finnish Refugee Council

Duty Station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities

  • Follow up, receive, and track all accountability of advances that relate to different project staff and partners, and maintain, and update their individual Advance Trackers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Follow up the utilization of advances against Partner monthly activity budgets.
  • Reconcile mobile money and cash receipts account by 7th of every month.
  • Assist and follow up on the partner’s monthly and annual income and expenditure statements preparation to aid in the final reporting to HQ and to donors.
  • Ensure that all finance-related documents are stored appropriately in the FRC electronic and physical filing systems.
  • Ensure that standard financial accounting procedures, plus FRC Finance Manual accounting principles are adhered to.
  • Assist in audits – HQ or at a local level.
  • Carry out field verification visits to the different Project areas when relevant.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in a finance role.
  • Flexible with good reporting, communication, and interpersonal skills, assertive, and able to question unclear transactions.
  • Able to work under pressure with competing deadlines.
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment within the organization.


Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and Application Letter) online by using the email below:

Application and CVs Should be ONE PDF document and a maximum of 5 pages.
Include in your application letter:
• Mention in the subject line the position you are applying for.
• Include your gross salary request.
• Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
• Do not include copies of any certificates.

Closing Date: 31 October 2022  

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