Straight Talk Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Straight Talk Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:

The Officer is responsible for efficient and careful handling of cash payments, undertaking approved payments by Mobile Money, cash and cheques and maintaining the cash book up to date and reconciled.

In addition the position will take initiatives to ensure that Straight Talk Foundation funds are used in the best possible way.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day timely and accurate processing of staff transactions, staff advances while ensuring that all transactions are fully supported and properly coded before payments can be effected.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of cash and cheque payments including Mobile Money transfers,
    Electronic Funds Transfers (EFTs) and Real Time Gross Settlements (RTGS) based on the approved
    payment requisition.
  • Maintain, keep, and reconcile on daily basis the cash books an efficient and effective operations of the different bank accounts to ensure that they are not overdrawn at any one time.
  • Receive working and other advances refunds from/to staff and other third parties and timely issuing of cash receipts to the payer.
  • File documents/transaction vouchers properly and in a chronological order and support
    documentation for ease of storage and retrieval.
  • Retrieve accounting information and transaction documents either from the accounting software system or box files for management and third parties.
  • Participate in timely entries of transactions into Navision.

    Academic Background, Experience and Person Specifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting & Finance or Business Administration
    from a recognised university.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience, preferably with an NGO with good accounting and finance management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting packages and understanding of basic accounting concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally
    under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours as and when the need arises.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Analytical skills.

    How to Apply
  • Please refer to the detailed descriptions and the key selection criteria by visiting our website:
  • Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating 3 referees, to;
  • The Human Resource & Administration Manager
  • Straight Talk Foundation
  • Plot 4, Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
  • P.O Box 22366
  • Kampala.
  • Candidates can as well apply on line to email: clearly indicating the
    position applied for in the subject line.
  • Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 19th July, 2019 at
    05:00pm Ugandan Time.
  • Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest opportunity.

    Important to note:

  • Straight Talk Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates
    are encouraged to apply.


  • Straight Talk Foundation does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and
    does not act through recruitment agents.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Straight Talk Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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