Finance Officer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

 

Job Title:    Finance
Officer (Re-advertised)

Organization:  International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer

 

About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.

 

Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Senior Finance
Officer, the Finance Officer is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day
accounting operations and payments are made in accordance with IRC’s policies
and procedures, and in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles (GAAP).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Receive
and review finance supporting documents to the payment requests for accuracy
and completeness before payments are processed

·       
Process
payments in a timely manner ensuring accuracy and completeness for all entries
made onto the online and mobile money platforms

·       
Ensure
that all the vendor codes and general ledger codes are correctly captured on
the vouchers to facilitate correct entries in the accounting system and
compliance with the approved chart of accounts

·       
Support
the Senior Finance officer to complete the cash books and advance reconciliations

·       
Acting
at all times in accordance with the country law and standards of accounting
practices

·       
Contribute
to the overall objective of the Finance department of providing quality support
service to all sectors.

·       
Assist
in implementation of finance policies, procedures and systems

·       
Review
of Field finance data files for accuracy, completeness and correctness of
descriptions, amounts and coding.

·       
Support
completion of end-of-month tasks in a timely manner, with minimal or no errors.

·       
Review
mobile money requests from the field offices by carrying out Name verifications
alongside the created CSV files

·       
Carry
out monthly reconciliation of program advances and charges related to staff
personal accounts (T7) and advise the supervisor on course taken to settle
outstanding balances.

·       
Participate
as gatekeeper in ensuring that all transactions are in accordance with IRC
financial policies and grant agreements.

·       
Provide
support to both external and internal audit processes that are undertaken at
the country office

·       
Implement
the shared program costs (SPC) allocation at the field office.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Officer job
should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce or Finance.

·       
At least
three years of accounting experience preferably in an international NGO and at
least one year of hands-on experience working with EXCEL.

·       
Knowledge
of SUN accounting system and professional accounting qualification is an added
advantage.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal, supervisory and organizational skills; ability to work with
computers, effective communication, problem solving and decision making.

·       
Ability
to work under pressure

 

Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 1st November 2020

 

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