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

Job Title: Finance Assistant (Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:   Uganda


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.


Job Summary: The Finance Assistant will be a key member of the Kyaka 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 Kyaka Office
  • Prepare cheques for approval and payment to the payee
  • Follow up cash in transit and transfers
  • Act as a cashier
  • Make field payments
  • Ensure IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions
  • Liaise with the Finance Manager and Finance Officer in Kampala on cash transfers and obtain monthly cash projections.
  • Ensure control and use of office stationery.
  • Photocopy, Scanning of documents for finance office

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma or equivalent experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance.
  • At least one year 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 should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 28th December 2021


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