Entry Level Finance Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Finance Assistant

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager – Project Support

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 will provide financial
and administrative support to DRC and partners as per DRC and donor regulations
and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Finance and
accounting;

·       
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’ reports

·       
Follows
a given work plan

·       
Routine
record keeping

·       
Correctly
use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern

Reporting;

·       
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 applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Finance Assistant job 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 deadlines

·       
NGO
experience

·       
High
integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player

·       
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 an advantage

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.

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Deadline: 13th July 2020

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