Fresher Finance/Administration Officer NGO Jobs – DVV International (Salary – 31m)

Organisation: DVV
International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary Range: UGX
31,200,000 to 41,600,000
Reports to:
Senior Accountant
About US:
The international
institute of the German Adult Education Association, DVV International, has been
active in the field of adult education in Uganda for many years and is
presently working with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
and Non-Governmental partners for an integrated, professional and
self-sustainable adult education system in Uganda.
About EU Project:
Currently, DVV
International secured funding from the European Union to implement a 3 year
project entitled “Green Livelihood Opportunities through Local Service Delivery
Optmisation” (GLOServe), in partnership with Namayingo, Mpigi, Iganga and Nwoya
districts and MGLSD as an associate.
Job Summary: The
Finance/Administration Officer is responsible for providing financial,
administrative and general office management services in order to ensure
effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations in DW
International’s Uganda Country Office with emphasis on the GLOServe project. DW
International therefore intends to hire an individual for the GLOServe project
period 2018-2020:
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Primary point of contact for Uganda Country Office
  • Ensure timely submission, review and approval of DVV International
    programme financial requisitions and expenses.
  • Ensure proper records keeping and monthly cash count and
    reconciliation.
  • Assist with field planning and budget tracking and realignments as
    required
  • Management of organizational equipment in the Country Office and
    maintain an updated inventory including verification.
  • Participate in preparation of expenditure verification/audit.
  • Ensure office consumables are supplied regularly and requisitions
    made in advance.
  • Ensure country office meeting proceedings/minutes are taken and
    filled.
  • Supervise general cleanliness of offices and surrounding
    environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Finance/Administration Officer must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Business Administration – accounting option or its equivalent;
  • At least two years of working experience in the related field
    working with a reputable local or preferably international NGO;
  • Adequate knowledge of computer applications e.g. Word, Excel and
    Power Point;
  • Good knowledge of accounting and financial software such as
    Peachtree, QuickBooks, etc;
  • Experience in handling clerical duties including filling, answering
    phone calls, responding to emails, schedule meetings, taking minutes,
    travel arrangements for staff members and preparing documents;
  • Experience in performing accounting tasks including petty cash
    management, handling payments and budget tracking as well as providing
    administrative support to the operation team;
  • Prior experience in working with EU funded projects is an additional
    advantage.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send their applications via e-mail
with a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and contact information of three
professional referees addressed to;
Country Director,
DVV International-
Uganda
Plot 26, Wampewo
Avenue, Kololo
Bakwanye House, 4th
Floor, P.O. Box 11380, Kampala, Uganda,
Deadline: Friday, 11th May 2018.
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