Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:    Finance Assistant

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project
Support Manager

About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant – Provide financial and
administrative support to DRC and partners as per DRC and donor regulations and

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Finance and

  • Daily accounting (bookkeeping) according to DRC financial handbook
  • Manage petty cash and clear cash advances upon request
  • Prepare monthly cash counts
  • Maintain proper filing of all financial documentation (vouchers,
    contracts, tender documents, etc.)
  • Cash Box counting according to the financial handbook
  • Transferring payments when needed and follows up with partners’
  • Follows a given work plan
  • Routine record keeping
  • Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern


  • Assist with collecting, reviewing, correcting and filing all
    financial progress reports from the partners
  • Support financial report preparations
  • Submit progress and status reports”
  • Adhere to DRC Code of Conduct and DRC specific procurement
    procedures within the Supply Chain department

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Finance
    Assistant job placement must hold a Diploma or equivalent professional
    qualification in Business Administration, Accounting, Financing, Commerce.
  • CPA, ACCA certification is considered an asset
  • One year of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in administrative tasks, including filing systems.
  • Experience with carrying out admin tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
  • Well-developed organizational and planning skills in order to meet
  • NGO experience
  • High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and with well-developed
    problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with
    limited supervision
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in local language
  • Languages: Excellent
    communication skills in English is required
  • Fluency in English and other local languages in the area of
    implementations is an advantage.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.


Deadline: 10th July 2019

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