Finance and Administration Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just
Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development
organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards
and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the
Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education,
Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the
region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR
in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga
settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district) and
Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district).
Job Summary: The Finance
and Administration Officer will be providing financial and administrative
related support to HIJRA Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitor
    expenditure of various projects and ensure timely submission of financial
  • Constantly
    review financial requirements and forecasting of expenditures.
  • Establish
    monthly cash requirements for the office and request timely replenishments
    from the Regional Office.
  • Work
    closely with and keep close contacts with the local banks, manage all
    accounts and observe local foreign control regulations.
  • Manage
    funds and financial assets of the organization Office.
  • Manage
    the delivery of monthly reports and feedback on budget accounts.
  • Co-ordinate
    the budget preparation and financial plans and conduct budget reviews
  • Coordinate
    and manage the monitoring and approval of budgets versus expenses and
    ensure accurate accounting, authorisation and internal control procedures.
  • Manage
    and oversee the cash management process to ensure its safeguarding and
    proper disbursement.
  • Manage
    and review the monthly close of the accounts and Monitor cash flows
  • Prepare
    the monthly financial results to ensure effective communication of results
    to the management and provide the management with regular financial
    analysis on numerous financial issues.
  • Coordinate
    and manage the implementation of all Finance, and Administration
    procedures and processes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the HIJRA Finance and Administration Officer job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or
    business administration;
  • At
    least five years’ experience in Finance and Administration from a
    reputable organization.
  • Prior
    management and accounting for INGO.
  • Demonstrated
    high sense of personal integrity
  • Experience
    in working with donors.
  • Must
    have knowledge of the management of payroll, taxes, audits and Projects
    Financial Management.
  • Five
    years’ experience working with accounting software and well versed with
    other computer applications.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae
including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your
current/most recent employer.
Application should be addressed
to the:
Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just
Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala,
Email to:
The subject line should read: “Finance and Administration Officer.”
Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency
of the positions.
Deadline: 3rd March 2018
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