Fresher Finance Assistant US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

 

Job Title:    Finance Assistant

Organization:  International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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:  The Finance Assistant will be a key member of
the Yumbe team and will contribute towards the achievement of the field’s
finance objectives. Under the direction of the Finance Officer, the Finance
Assistant maintains the cash books and is responsible for the accounts payable
functions of the department.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Prepare  cash transaction vouchers

·        
Review
transaction voucher forms for approval

·        
Preparation
of the prepaid monthly JVs for posting.

·        
Maintain
petty cash account register and ensure petty cash reconciliation and replenish
the petty cash when it reaches the minimum limit

·        
Submit
weekly and monthly petty cash summaries to the Operations Officer and Finance
Manager.

·        
Monitor
invoices and cash payment request vouchers

·        
Process
all cash and bank payment as per the approval received

·        
Pay cash
to the payee in the Yumbe Office

·        
Prepare
cheques for approval and payment to the payee

·        
Follow
up cash in transit and transfers

·        
Make
field payments

·        
Ensure
IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions

·        
Ensure
control and use of office stationary.

·        
Work
closely with Administration to raise hotel bookings for visitors to the field.

·        
Assist
the Admin officer to maintain timesheets for all staff.

·        
Develop
and maintain efficient filling system for the field office.

·        
Act as a
cashier

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Business
Administration, Commerce or Finance.

·        
One year
of working in the finance function.

·        
Experience
working with NGOs (preferred but not a prerequisite);

·        
Ability
to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

·        
Knack
for detail.

·        
Able to
communicate effectively.

·        
Strong
organizational skills and attention to detail;

·        
Strong
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel,)

·        
Must be
able to function comfortably in a loosely structured but complex work
environment, working and prioritizing multiple tasks.

·        
Able to
communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English with programme staff.

·        
Good
supervisory skills, time management and interpersonal skills

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 18th October 2020

 

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