Uganda Red Cross Society Finance Officer Jobs
Uganda Red Cross Society Finance Officer JobsJob Purpose: The role of the Finance Officer will be to ensure 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.
The finance officer will also contribute to the budget control processes, and support the Project Team in the day-to-day financial management of the project.
The Finance Officer reports to the Finance Manager and supervises Accounts Assistants and Accounts and Admin Clerks attached to the project areas, if any.
Key Responsibilities: S/he
Project Budget Management
Upload approved project budgets into the system.
Check requisitions against budget.
Issue a report on budget variances to heads of departments.
Follow up on budget utilization through issuing reminders to heads of departments about under-utilized budgets - every month.
Apply approved project budget modifications into the accounting system.
Project Funds Accountability
Receive and check the authenticity of accountability documents.
Make entries or create accountability records in the accounting system.
Run and share a report on accountabilities with heads of departments
Monitor working advance balances and follow-up to ensure all working advances are accounted for as per URCS guidelines.
Follow up clearance of queries issued about accountabilities
Accountancy and Financial Management
Process financial transactions and validate their conformity to URCS policies and donor requirements.
Facilitate timely disbursement of project funds to beneficiaries in line with activity plans.
Ensure proper filing of all accountability and project documents.
Prepare financial data in support of internal and external audits.
Support project procurements.
Reconcile staff debtor and creditor balances.
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements.
Prepare a report on tenants, receivables, programme/donor, and budgets.
Support the finance manager in preparing the payroll.
Provide on the job training to project staff and branch managers.
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.
Any other duties as may be delegated by the supervisor
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a finance related field from a recognized institution;
Level two of ACCA or CPA is an added advantage;
Minimum of at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in a similar position
Profound work experience in the application of an accounting softwares;
Prior experience of NAVISION accounting software is an added advantage.
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
How to Apply
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