Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Job Careers – Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)

Job Title:   Finance Assistant (Fresher NGO Jobs)   

Organisation: Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Financial Accountant


About US:

Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. For over 20 years, Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) has been working to provide voluntary family planning (FP) services to thousands of men and women across the country. MSU is the largest, most specialized private FP and reproductive health (RH) organization working in every district of Uganda with approximately 30% of modern contraceptive market share.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the Finance Assistant is responsible for the supporting in the financial reporting, management of work advances and working capital of MSUG. The Finance Assistant is responsible for ensuring accurate posting of financial data transactions (supported by correct documentation). Success will be demonstrated by the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions accounting in compliance with MSUG financial regulations and policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Initiation of payments on the bank platform and Payment Voucher preparation
  • Deduct from non – exempt service providers withholding tax (and as appropriate)

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and issue weekly cash reports
  • Correct and accurate posting and recording of data in the financial system
  • Posting all data in SUN system on a daily basis
  • Timely Monthly Reporting
  • Support Finance Officer on bank and Petty cash reconciliations

Management of working capital

Corporate Client receivables

  • Regular review and preparation of monthly aged reports for corporate clients – Corporate clients reconciliations
  • Investigate long outstanding corporate client balances and prepare monthly collection reports
  • Liaise with the line manager to perform monthly corporate client’s reconciliations

Trade Receivables

  • Investigating long outstanding trade debtors’ balances
  • Monthly preparation of collection reports
  • Regular review and preparation of monthly aged reports for trade debtors
  • Reviewing compliance with MOU terms of payments
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of accounts receivable balances


  • Check and validate Staff advances before payments are initiated
  • Management of relationship between finance and the bank
  • Maintaining the cheques register
  • NSSF account reconciliation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • More than one Ugandan language desirable
  • Significant financial management experience at a similar level (donor funded and private sector preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of financial management systems, accounting and reporting
  • Knowledge of donor contract requirements for budgeting and reporting
  • Ability to perform under pressure, handle heavy workloads, and meet stringent reporting deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Hands-on experience with electronic accounting systems; knowledge of SUN Systems and mobile money essential
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Cross-functional team player


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 12th May 2022.


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