Finance Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

 Job Title:    Finance Assistant

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: 
Yumbe, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Finance Officer


About US:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 13
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental
human rights and freedom, and FCA’s operations are guided by equality,
non-discrimination and responsibility.


Job Summary:  The role of the Finance Assistant is to support
the Senior Finance Officer and the Project Manager in financial and
administrative management of the FCA/UNHCR partnership project.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the leadership of Senior Finance Officer, assist the project team with all
aspects of finance and accounts support

to enforce quality control according to FCA and UNHCR finance accountability

financial reporting and ensure they are properly as required

monthly expenditure reports on UNHCR expenditures to senior finance officer

financial project accounts

financial activity and report on time

all advances are cleared on time

accurate forecasts

timely financial information

budgeting for the month ahead and quarter

any other tasks as directed by line manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Finance Assistant job placement
must hold a Bachelor of Business  Administration, Accounting and Finance or a related field. 

Two to
three years of progressive responsible experience with administrative tasks.

in working in a computer based environment using multiple office software

experience in administrative support of development programme/project is an
advantage. Work experience within the NGO sector is an asset.

and Administration skills

analytical skills

and experience in managing budgets

and capable of working and living in difficult circumstances in a multicultural

communication and interpersonal skills

of Quick books is an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not
more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact
addressed to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, Finn Church AID,
Uganda Country Office. P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot
1495 Muyenga, Uganda. Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms
Word or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to


Please do not attach
academic documents when you apply online.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


N.B: Finn Church Aid is committed to keeping
children safe at all times & all levels of its program operations, so our
selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from
all forms of abuses. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards,
adherence to Child Safeguarding Policy including background checks.


Deadline: Friday 12th February 2021.


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