Fresher Finance Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Good Neighbors International

Job Title:     Finance Assistant
Organization: Good
Neighbors International
Duty Station: Jinja,
Reports to:
Administration Manager
Salary: USD
400 per month
About US:
Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will facilitate the efficient
and effective financial operation of KOICA Project. She/he will ensure
compliance with all GNIUG Financial Policies alongside donor policies,
procedures, guidelines and rules. She/he will seek and receive policy guidance/
instructions and support from Administration Manager on their respective areas
of responsibilities
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Finance Roles
  • Provide support in the preparation of the budget.
  • Implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Establish the Fund requirements, and maintain adequate cash levels
    in the bank and submits cash flow forecast every 30th of the month to the
    Administration Manager
  • Makes Bank payments, process approved payments of supplier / service
    provider invoices on the basis of complete documentation
  • Responsible for the management of Monthly cash books
  • Prepares weekly cashbooks’ with complete documentations for the
    entire project for review by Administration manager before sharing with
    the Country Director every Friday of the week
  • Provides the financial review of all Budget Requests (BR) and
    Request for payments in accordance to the set limit in the GNIUG financial
  • Ensure month end cash counts are properly done and reconcile
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure copies of project files and related documents are correctly
  • Keep copies of all documents submitted to Country Director in file
    for reference in softcopy.
  • Monitor project budgets closely and advice program Manager/Project
    coordinators on any issues of concern.
  • Assist with the monthly, quarterly and annual GNIUG and donor
    reports preparation
  • Confirm that full accountabilities (documentations) are obtained for
    all expenditures and validity of claims all financial claims
  • Supporting administration manager to adequately prepare for
    independent audits
  • Responsible for banking activities
  • Ensure the safeguarding of all available funds
  • Reconcile the accounts payables
  • Reconcile the accounts receivables/advances and Issue receipts for
    all the funds received.
  • Ensure contracts are respected and paid for according to agreed
    terms of payments.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Uphold the GNIUG’s Code of Conduct.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a university degree (Business
    Administration, Commerce,) or its equivalent
  • A minimum of two years of experience in similar position
  • Proven ability to understand and use basic accounting systems such
    as QuickBooks,
  • Have a strong aspiration and interest in humanitarian and community
    development works
  • Skills in administration
  • Good working knowledge and skill of computer
  • Previous experience in communications, humanitarian and government
    policy issues.
  • Ability to communicate in a diplomatic and assertive manner
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills
  • Able to work gracefully under pressure; able to prioritize and
    handle multiple tasks
  • Must possess good skills for conflicts and Conflict resolutions.
  • Must be a self-directed, self-reliant and a person of High Integrity
  • Able to move away from home for long distances for organizational
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their
applications and updated CVs with working email addresses to:  or hand deliver to Good Neighbors
International Head Office, Plot 1728, White House CI, Muyenga, Block 244.
Deadline: 8th August 2018 by 5:oo pm 
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