Finance Officer NGO Job Careers - African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Job Title:     Finance Officer
Organisation: African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit international organization whose objective is to provide operational support but not limited to: supply chain, logistics, construction, infrastructure, environment, livelihoods and WASH in partnership with relief and development organizations which primarily focus on disaster-affected and development-orientation areas.

Job Summary: The Finance Officer will be tasked with the implementation of AIRD Uganda Programme Financial policies and procedures; work with Department Heads/sub office/ site managers to undertake financial activities and prepare periodic financial reports of the respective areas. Assist the Finance and Administrative Manager in reviewing and updating the policies and procedures based on the needs generated from the field offices or donor requirements.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A recognized professional designation in Accounting or Internal Auditing (CPA, CMA,CGA,CIA or CISA) is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in similar position
  • Masters’ degree in Accounting, Business administration or any related field is an added advantage
  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of legislation applicable to
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
  • Advanced computer skills in Accounting software with specialty in quick books and MS Excel and other MS packages
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of honesty and Integrity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work in any part of the country

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed application letters stating their qualification and experience together with motivation letters, academic documents with an updated C.V and submit their application in person to the following address:

African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) Uganda Program,
Plot 1, Ntinda Martyrs way, Kampala. Tel: 0414664369, 0393215498 AIRD/UNHCR Kampala or Sub Offices (Mbarara, Hoima, Arua, Adjumani).

Note: Please indicate the position you are applying for on top of the application envelope.  Applications can be delivered at the reception during working hours from Monday – Thursday (8:50 am to 5:30pm) and Friday (8:50 am to 2:00 pm).

Deadline: 23rd January 2018

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