Uganda Red Cross Society Finance Assistant Jobs

Uganda Red Cross Society Finance Assistant Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for ensuring quality and timely reporting of project funds as well as accountability for the funds disbursed to staff, ensuring compliance with the appropriate principles and procedures.

    Key Responsibilities: S/he

    Budget Management

  • Follow up on budget utilisation and prepare monthly budget monitoring reports for review.

  • Report on budget analyses, variances, and propose actions to be taken to address them.

    Accountancy, Document Management, and Financial Management

  • Verify the authenticity of accountability documents

  • Process financial transactions in line with URCS policies and donor requirements.

  • Ensure proper filing of the finance and project documents.

  • Follow-up procurements for the projects promptly.

  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations.

  • Monitor working advance balances and ensure all working advances are accounted for as per URCS guidelines,

  • Reconcile staff debtor and creditor balances.

  • Provide on the job training to new staff as directed by the supervisors.

    Financial Risk Management

  • Participate in the assessment of financial risks and alert the supervisor about emerging risks.

  • Manage assessed risks arising from activities that this role partakes in.

    Persons Specification

    Education Qualifications

  • BSc/BBAor B’Com degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics from a recognized institution;

  • Level
    one of of an accountancy certification course; i.e. CPA, ACCA or CIMA will be an added advantage

    Essential Experience

  • Minimum of at least 1-year relevant work experience in a similar position.

  • Work experience in the application of an accounting software;

  • Prior experience of NAVISION accounting software is an added advantage.

  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures

  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)

    Essential Skills

  • High level of financial discipline and integrity;

  • Attention to detail and accuracy;

  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision;

  • Strong Interpersonal skills;

  • High level of integrity

  • Good communication skills

  • Organizational and time-management skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Red Cross Society Finance Assistant Jobs

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