Fresher Assistant Finance Officer Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:              Assistant Finance Officer
Organisation: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in an international non-profit
organization that carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners’ people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Finance Officer will primarily ensure
adequate stewardship of agency resources and sound financial reporting in
line with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, CRS policies and
procedures, local laws and donor requirements. The primary responsibility of
this position is the preparation of cash disbursements and cash management.
Key Duties and
  • Accurate
    and timely preparation of cash disbursement vouchers (CDs)- hard copy and
    Straight 2 Bank.
  • Ensure
    S2B remittance advises and approvals are attached on CD vouchers.
  • Keenly
    monitor the cash balances in Straight to Bank for USD and UGX bank accounts
    in comparison with new payments. Advise the FO and FM when the cash
    balance is below 80,000,000 UGX and 200,000 USD respectively.
  • Maintain
    a register of payments.
  • Actively
    participate in cost allocation and month end process.
  • Prepare
    and maintain the list of available cheque leaves and share the report with
    FM and Finance Officer daily.
  • File
    and cancel Cash Disbursement Journals
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by management.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Assistant Finance Officer job placement must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    administration with a bias in Accounting (BBA-Accounting)
  • Computer
    literacy skills with competence in Sun System, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Ability
    to manage multiple tasks at a time and good team builder
  • Agency-Wide Competences (for all CRS
    Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates
    Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, updated CV and three work references (names and contact
information only) to
Deadline: 22nd May 2017

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