3 Finance Officer Job Opportunities – Hofokam Ltd

Job Title:    Finance Officer (3 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Hofokam Ltd

Duty Station:  Branches, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer  


About US:

Hofokam Ltd is one of the largest Micro Finance Institutions operating in western Uganda with its Head Office at Fort Portal. Its Vision is “to be the champion of vibrant and economically empowered households in Uganda”. Hofokam’s Mission is “to provide quality financial services, information and businesses training to the economically active poor so as to enable them to realize their full potential”.


Job Summary:  The Finance Officer is responsible for receiving cash, checking deposits and makes cash disbursements over the counter to clients on a day-to-day basis. She/ he will ensure the functionality of agency banking, as well as support the Senior Finance Officer in delivering the mandate of the finance function at the branch.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Processing loan collections, withdrawals, loan disbursements, staff and supplier payments and posting;
  • Review technical completeness and alterations of cash deposits and withdrawal transactions;
  • Receive collection of agency banking such as deposit transactions, withdraws and payment of utility bill;
  • Ensure safety of the cash box and its contents under his/her custody maintaining the aggregate cash limit of teller’s box and cash on hand at any given time;
  • Prepares cash transfer slips for cash requisition and cash transfer;
  • Packaging cash and rolling coins to be stored in drawers or the bank vault;
  • Provides over the counter advice, marketing and encouragement for all of Hofokam products;
  • Markets Hofokam’s products and services through cross selling and referrals;
  • Provides over the counter advice on handling and completion of relevant documentation by clients;
  • Display a high level of standard of cleanliness, courtesy and discipline in dealing with clients as a measure of public relations;
  • Resolve issues regarding customer accounts;
  • Ensure that all cash handling procedures are followed to secure safety of client’s money and efficiency in operations;
  • Acts as the secondary custodian of the main vault, cash vault and records vault;
  • Alerts the Senior Finance Officer or Branch Head of any easy signs of possible fraud by staff or clients;
  • Does the necessary anti money laundering checks to abet fraud;
  • Maintaining and balancing cash drawers and reconciling discrepancies;
  • Balance end of day deposit and withdrawal transactions;
  • Account and declare in the appropriate forms all financial transactions including cash handled during the day;
  • Report and declare teller shortages/overages, and surrenders all the cash/money received over the counter to the Senior Finance Officer for custody;
  • Prepares teller’s proof sheet, schedule of daily transaction including accomplishing error corrections, where necessary;
  • Drive revenue maximization from agency banking.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a business related field;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours;
  • Display a high degree of integrity, confidentiality  and professionalism;
  • Excellent communication skills – to interact effectively with customers and employees;
  • Good skills in the use of computers; Microsoft Excel, Word;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours.
  • Age: Between 23-33 Years;


How to Apply:

If you feel you truly meet the above criteria, please apply to the Head of Human Resource and attach a detailed Curriculum Vitae and photo- copies of your Academic Certificates in one pdf file and e-mail them to hr@hofokam.co.ug


Deadline: 7th October 2022


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 21st October 2022, consider your application unsuccessful.


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