2 Field Finance Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Caritas International

Finance Assistant (2 Jobs)
Organisation: Caritas
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager
About US:
International is a confederation of 16 Catholic relief, development and social
service organisations operating in over 200 countries and territories
worldwide. Collectively and individually their claimed mission is to work to
build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed. The first Caritas
organisation was established by Lorenz Werthmann on 9 November 1897 in Germany.
Job Summary:  The Field Finance Assistant will render
support to the project in
financial management and funds disbursement as needed and ensures effective
operation of the field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Primary point of contact for Field and Satellite office.
  • Ensuring the field expense reports are submitted, reviewed by
    project staff, and approved.
  • Ensuring proper record keeping and monthly cash count and
    reconciliation submitted to the head office.
  • Assisting with field budget tracking and realignments as required.
  • Management of organizational equipment in the field offices.
  • Process payments.
  • Maintain field office records of accounts payable and accounts
    receivable and generate monthly aging analysis of the advances.
  • Provide administrative and budget support.
  • Participate in preparation of audit.
  • Accountable for the smooth operation of all field office work.
  • Maintain regularly and update field office asset register including
    physical verification.
  • Organize field travel arrangements and maintain monthly
    vehicle/motorcycle usage records.
  • Ensure field supplies of office consumables are maintained and make
    requisitions when needed.
  • Maintain office petty cash and proper records.
  • Manage field office stores and maintain proper records of stock
  • Produce regular monthly store reports and distribution of goods.
  • Ensure field office meeting proceedings/minutes are taken and filed.
  • Handle office correspondence.
  • Maintain and monitor the use of office equipment.
  • Supervise general cleanliness of offices and office compound.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Caritas International Field Finance Assistant
    job opportunity must hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree or a diploma in any
    Business-related field.
  • At least three years’ experience with a reputable organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
  • Adequate MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks).
  • Organizational and time-management skills. 
  • Attention to detail, with ability to spot numerical errors.
  • Ability to working independently, under pressure with an eye for
    detail and reliably.
  • Good team player.
  • Willingness to work in any Nuyok programme duty stations.
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid
    riding license or willingness to acquire.
  • Knowledge of local language (Nga’Karimojong) is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae
and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:
Caritas Moroto
Diocese Commission, Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto
– Uganda and submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the
nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.
NOTE: Applicants
should indicate their preferred duty station on their application letters.
Please send your application letter, CV, copies
of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of
three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references
Deadline: Monday, 7th May 2018
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