21 April 2016

Fresher Finance Officer NGO Jobs - GOAL International

Job Title:  Finance Officer
Organisation: GOAL International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Financial Controller

About US:
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.  We are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation. GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health accountability programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with local civil society organisations, private sector partners and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.

Job Summary: The Finance Officer will support the Assistant Financial Controller through the preparation of monthly / annual management and internal / external financial reports for GOAL Uganda. The jobholder will also provide financial advice and support to the development programmes in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Cash Management;
  • In charge of the preparation of weekly cash report for submission to HQ
  • Work closely with HQ regarding funds transfers whenever there are cash flow needs
  • Manage day-to-day finance issues within GOAL Uganda
  • In charge of the daily distribution of cash as per cash requisitions
  • Safe Management
  • Processing bank payments with minimal delays
  • The jobholder will support field offices in resolving their finance queries forwarded to Kampala office
  • Following up with staff having pending accountabilities
  • In charge of reviewing accountabilities received to ensure adequate supporting paperwork is attached
  • Updating Kampala safe cashbooks with cash receipts and payments in a timely manner
Monthly Payroll preparation
  • Timely preparation of monthly payrolls for national staff, international staff and relief staff;
  • Preparation and submission of statutory returns for PAYE and NSSF;
  • In charge of preparation and dissemination of monthly payslips to respective HR representatives
  • Preparation of Quit claim forms for leavers
  • Updating of the annual payroll tracker
  • Timely filing of finance related documents in a timely manner
  • Liaison with financial institutions on any financial related matters
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Assistant/Financial Controller

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finance Officer vacancy should be at least a Part-Qualified Accountant CPA/CIMA/ ACCA or holder of bachelor’s degree in finance related discipline
  • One to two years’ experience, preferably in an NGO environment
  • Previous experience in preparation of maintaining accounts records/cash books
  • Computer literacy skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Self-motivated, organised and innovative
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to: AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie

NB: Please do not attach certificates and indicate the Position applied for in the email subject.

Deadline: 25th April 2016

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