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UN Finance Assistant Job Careers - International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Job Title:        Finance Assistant
Organization: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Resource Management Officer
Ref: SVN: 09/07/018

About US:
Established in 1951, International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will be responsible for performing routine administrative/financial functions such as processing of invoices, payment of bills and assisting in reconciliation of accounts in connection with IOM activities in Uganda:

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly review  payment requests in order to certify correctness ensuring corresponding supporting documents have been provided and the correct project ID/WBS and GL account codes have been recorded in all financial documents;
  • Post accounting transactions in SAP accounting system;
  • Maintain the finance filing system up to date ensuring proper custody of financial documents -vouchers, bank correspondence etc.;
  • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Review vendor accounts on a regular basis;
  • Filing VAT returns and following up with URA for Tax refunds, perform periodic reconciliation of VAT GL.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time..


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration IOM Finance Assistant job opportunity should hold CPA 2 (Having completed sections 1 to 4) or other relevant accounting qualifications.
  • At least four years of prior work experience in a busy accounts office.
  • Prior work experience in an international organization an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills. Mature individual, able to work independently, pays attention to detail and meets deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word etc).
  • Prior experience in usage of SAP an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with three references electronically to hruganda@iom.int. The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 09/07/018 Finance Assistant.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.

NB: Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system.

Deadline: 22nd July 2018 by 12:00am

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