Job Title: Finance Assistant

Organization:  International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Kiryandongo


Roles and responsibilities:

    • Capture accounting entries (Invoice and Payment Journals) in ERP System, ensuring the correctness, accuracy, and completeness of the process.
    • Prepare cash transaction vouchers (payment vouchers).
    • Monitor invoices and cash payment request vouchers and updating Finance Tracker.
    • Timely maintain and update online vendor invoice tracker.
    • Run mobile money payment name verification and share with Finance Officer for Review.
    • Prepare mobile money payment journals for program trainings and submit to Finance officer for review before effecting payment.
    • Ensure field program activity payments are promptly paid according to IRC policies both using bank, cash or mobile money and be the focal person for field finance payments.
    • Carry out timely reconciliation of program and travel advances and charges related to staff personal accounts (D7) and advise the supervisor on course taken to settle outstanding balances.
    • Monitor cash usage and requirements and advise the Finance Officer & Finance Manager on spending rate.
    • Request for the replenishment of petty cash when it reaches the minimum limit.
    • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations to be reviewed by Finance Manager.

  Minimum Qualifications:

    • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Assistant job should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance.
    • One year of experience working in the finance function.
    • Experience working with INGO/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, experience using an Enterprise Resources Planning is highly desirable)
    • 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.
    • Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player.


How to apply

All interested applicants should apply online via the link below:

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Application deadline: 11th May 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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