Entry Level Financial Administrator Jobs - ICCO Cooperation

Organisation: ICCO Cooperation
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance Officer and Administration Manager (FOAM)

About ICCO:
ICCO was established in 1964 and became a cooperation in 2012. The founding members of ICCO Cooperation are Edukans, the Protestant Church of The Netherlands (Kerk in Actie) and the association Prisma. Within a coherent programmatic framework, ICCO Cooperation offers worldwide financial support, lobby and brokerage services to local non-governmental organizations, the private sector, churches, and networks that work on sustainable economic development, democracy and peace, access to basic services, food security and climate mitigation. ICCO Cooperation seeks to end poverty and injustice and who are committed to creating a world where people can live in dignity and security.

Job Summary: The Financial Administrator is responsible for all office financial transactions entry and analysis at country level

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Compliance with ICCO’s Financial & Administration Manuals such as Procurement policy, Travel policy & Authorization procedures.
·         The Financial Administrator will ensure ICCO-Cooperation complies with all the country statutory laws and regulations such as tax regulations like PAYE, NSSF and other regulations
·         Tasked with the verification and certification of accurate transactions in accordance with the standard guidelines
·         Manage all bank accounts and accuracy of bank reconciliation statements on a monthly basis.
·         Carry out reconciliations, following up on any reconciling items, and processing changes to bank accounts
·         Receipt of staff accountabilities like travel accountabilities, entry in the system and reconciliation on a monthly basis
·         Responsible for payroll administration including timely salary processing, statutory deductions and remittance to URA and NSSF, on a monthly basis, before they are entered in the system.
·         Responsible for booking financial expenditures in the system and compiling monthly expenditure reports, analyze the reports and present it to the FOAM for discussion
·         Tasked with compiling the monthly liquidity requests & cash flow projections/forecast on a monthly basis for review and approval by FOAM and financial controller before sending to global office.
·         Facilitating both internal and external audits and the preparation of financial statements for auditors both office and donor audits.
·         Effective and efficient petty – cash management in line with ICCO guidelines
·         Implement and maintain an effective filing system to ensure that all financial records are easily accessible and readily available.

Key Result Areas:
·         Up-to-date books of accounts
·         Bank accounts management
·         Operational budget’s performance reporting
·         International accounting principles are upheld
·         Financial reporting
·         Planning and budgeting


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and stage 2 of professional qualifications in ACCA, CIMA,CPA or their equivalent
·         Two or more years of related experience in a similar position with International NGO’s.
·         Excellent computer skill (MS Office package) and other web based accounting systems.
·         Strong financial background with knowledge of different funding modalities
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including intercultural communication
·         Excellent language skills in English
·         Stress management and ability to multitask
·         Analytical and problem solving skills
·         A good team player

Personal Competencies:
·         Self-motivated, pro-active and result driven
·         Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
·         Being an open and reliable person with high integrity
·         Ability to work independently (plan , prioritize, meet deadlines, communicate independently) but at the same time being a team player
·         Ability to connect with people of different backgrounds
·         Ability to transfer skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs of not more than 3 pages, a motivational letter and contact details of 3 professional referees to central-and-eastern-africa@icco-cooperation.org as only email applications shall be considered and no email should exceed 2MB. All applications should be clearly marked: “Financial Administrator”

Deadline: 11th December 2017


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