4 Fresher Finance and Accounts Assistant UNHCR Project Job Opportunities – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Organization: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: 
About US:
Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by
Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.
Job Summary:   The
Finance and Accounts Assistant will contribute to the day to day implementation
of the department accounting systems, policies and procedures. He/ she will
support the department through the collection, processing, recording,
reconciliation and reporting of financial data, verifying the validity,
completeness and accuracy of the source of documentation. The Finance assistant
is responsible for ensuring all payments to service providers and other clients
are processed timely; preparing monthly financial reports, maintaining complete
and proper records of revenue, accountability, expenditure, assets and
liabilities and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
that all cash balances received within the week should be banked intact at
least once a week.
receipts for any cash and deposits received and keep proper records of all
these in the system for reconciliation purposes
for and take safe custody of receipt books, vouchers, money and other items of
value in line with finance policies and procedures.
and reconcile all cash books on a daily basis and ascertain closing balances
for record purposes.
and track all cash advances and inform staff of their obligation of advances.
for accuracy, completeness and coding before transactions are entered into the
accounting system.
all paid transactions into the accounting system
File all
payment vouchers that have been entered into the accounting system by their
monthly bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts at the Field
cash count certificates on weekly basis, month end and as when petty cash is
cash levels to ensure liquidity position at all times for smooth operations.
Management: Supervise periodic stock counts and prepare accurate monthly
inventory reports for the Field Storage units 
required reports and related documentation to the respective Regional
Accountant periodically/ as requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate for the Windle International Uganda (WIU) Finance and Accounts
Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting, Business
Administration, Commerce, BSc Finance and Accounting from a recognized
years of relevant experience in Finance and accounting
use of the QuickBooks Accounting Software is desirable
working in Refugee operations and rural NGO setting is an added advantage
is an added advantage
ideal candidate must have the proficient level of professional skill and/or
knowledge in accounting.
have basic knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management
in and knowledge of relevant Accounting systems 
communication skills.
in office administration and organization.
Able to
pay keen attention to detail and manage multiple priorities
to work under pressure to be able to meet strict deadlines
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should submit their applications including detailed Curriculum
Vitae, 2 years’ salary history, copies of academic transcripts and certificates
including telephone, email contacts and details of at least three professional
referees addressed to:
The Human Resource
Windle International
P.O Box 24230
Kampala, Uganda
Applications must be
hand delivered to The Windle House, Plot 726 Nagawa Close, Mawanda Road, Mulago
Hill, Kamwokya. 
Deadline: 10th January, 2019 by 5pm
  • Windle International is an equal opportunity employer; Females,
    minority groups and People with disabilities who qualify for any of the
    above vacancies are encouraged to apply.
  • No canvassing or lobbying will be tolerated. Individuals found to
    have done so will immediately be disqualified and black listed.
  • Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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