Fresher Finance Assistant Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Assistant Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance
About US:
Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an
International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims
of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians,
prisoners and other non-combatants.
Job Summary: The
Finance Assistant Officer is responsible for ensuring quality and timely
reporting of project funds as well as accountability for the funds disbursed to
staff, ensuring compliance to the appropriate principles and procedures. He/She
will also contribute to the budget control processes.
Key Duties and
on budget utilization and prepare monthly budget monitoring and utilization
reports for review. To report on analyses, variances, causes and propose
actions to be taken to address them;
authenticity of accountability documents and process financial transactions in
line with URCS policies, International Accounting Standards, statutory
requirements and donor requirements;
working advance balances and follow-up to ensure all working advances are
accounted for in accordance with URCS guidelines;
staff debtor and creditor balances and other balance sheet codes and ensure
that these balances are kept at the lowest possible level;
reconciliations of receivable and accounts payables every end of month;
on job training to new staff as directed by the supervisors;
proper filing of all accountability documents.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Finance Assistant
Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Accounting, Business Administration (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or
associated discipline from a reputable institution;
At least
level one Professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA).
One year
of experience in a related field;
in NAVISION Systems Accounting Package is an added advantage.
Competencies and knowledge           
level of financial discipline and integrity;
to detail and accuracy;
to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;
Interpersonal skills;
level of integrity;
communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should
send their filled application forms, download
and E-mail to: or mail via post to:
The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O.
Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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