Fresher Finance and Administrative Assistant NGO Jobs – Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)

Organisation: Care
and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)
Duty Station: 
Reference Number:
Reports to: Transit
Centre Project Manager
About US:
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) is a not-for-profit;
non-partisan organization limited by guarantee and registered by the Uganda NGO Board/Bureau as a national non-government focusing on protection and assistance
in complex emergencies, local context durable solutions for forced migrants,
early warning alerts through research and advocacy and a national response
surge capacity for emergencies. CAFOMI aims to ensure that forced migrants
(refugees) live a dignified life to internationally acceptable standards and
positively contributing to the development of their host communities through
professionalism, commitment, transparency, accountability, teamwork, participation,
partnerships, respect, integrity, multiculturalism, continuous learning and
development. CAFOMI, through a tripartite agreement with UNHCR and Government
of Uganda (OPM) was selected to implement emergency response and mixed
solutions activities in 2018 in the refugee hosting districts of Bundibugyo,
Isingiro, and Kisoro.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administrative Assistant will also manage cash flow and make sure that internal
controls are in place and reviewed regularly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively participates in the yearly financial
planning; supports the program team in preparation of proposal and operational
budgets and translation of the program activities into figures.
Ensures that all staffs are aware of the
financial accountabilities; communicates financial expectations and provides
constructive feedback on forecasts and expenditures.
Timely review of the field office monthly
financial reports and subsequent feedback to ensure timely submission to
Finance/Compliance Officer.
Prepares reimbursements; stays abreast on the
latest development in tax and other related laws in the country.
Keenly monitors financial reports and project
cost reports/invoices against budget and contract requirements.
Performs year-end financial statements, arranges
and ensures their compliance with RTP and donor requirements.
Perform any other duty as assigned by the
immediate supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
business administration, finance, accounting, or any related discipline.
Two years’ experience in a similar role working
in an accounting.
Keen attention to detail and ability to plan and
implement work plan with minimum supervision.
Ability to work with large data with attention
to details, work efficiently under tight deadlines /pressure.
Ability to work as part of a team with
culturally diverse professional staff.
Excellent MS Office including Outlook, Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint.
Superior bookkeeping skills.
Previous experience working in NGO and managing
direct reports.
Familiarity with accounting software preferably
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications with an application letter, updated CV including telephone
and Email contacts of three professional referees with the most recent
employer. Please do not attach academic credentials as these will be availed
for the shortlisted candidates.
Send to:
Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI),
P.O. Box 7785 Kampala. Uganda.
Email to: (Please clearly indicate position
title and reference number as the subject of the Email)
Deadline: 12th March
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