Mercy Corps Finance Graduate Trainee Jobs in Uganda
Mercy Corps Finance Graduate Trainee Jobs in UgandaAbout Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions ninto action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency with headquarters in the UK and USA operating in over 44 countries.
Program / Department Summary
The agency exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.
Mercy Corps’ work emphasizes community-led, market-driven interventions through public, private and civic sector partnerships.
After more than a decade of operation in Uganda, the Mercy Corps country team has differentiated itself as a forward-thinking, market-driven agency, having implemented or currently implementing nearly 40 programs, valued at over $141 million, changing the lives of over 2.5 million Ugandans and refugees.
In Uganda, some of our donors include USAID, SIDA, DFID, WFP, US Department of State; MasterCard Foundation, and ECHO, with over 20 programs and projects currently in operation in 30 districts.
The finance graduate trainee will learn the following:
Hands on operating computer equipment and use of computer applications
Organizing or analyzing data and records
Teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
Report Writing skills
Graduate Trainees Responsibilities:
File all transaction documents per category and currency i.e. PIs, GJs, Cash and intra funds and forward for entry
Maintain a daily excel Advance, cash, MM and Bank balance tracker.
Follow up on vendor receipts/proof of payment and ensure they are attached on respective payments documents
Putting back all documents retrieved during Audits
Stamping PAID, CLEARED & RECEIVED on finance documents as required
Scanning HQ, AUDIT, EOM and other finance / Sub grants documents
Preliminary compilation of VAT reports
Photocopy VAT documents
Any other tasks allocated by the supervisors
Updated Excel ledgers and trackers.
Neatly organized and Labelled files
Complete VAT copy files
Ideal Candidate Should Possess the Following Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance Related Course
Computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
Excellent oral and written English skills
Working at the MC Kampala Office and archive
Working hours are normal MC working hours
Daily update on progress
Mercy Corps Graduate Trainees represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
How to Apply:
Submit your application through email to [email protected]addressed to the Human Resource Director, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Friday, 19th October, 2018. Subject of email should include the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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