War Child Holland Finance Internships in Uganda

War Child Holland Finance Internships in Uganda

All Applicants must have recently completed a University degree and not more than 30 years of ago.


  • To support in the quality operations of War Child Holland programme activities.

    Objective of the job
  • The position will support in all financial transactions and administration for the Kampala office as follows;
  • Record all financial transactions are in accordance with War Child Holland’s policies and procedures and deliver timely, reliable and accurate high-quality accounting and reporting activities.
  • Ensure the monitoring and collection of receivable and payable.
  • Responsible for petty cash management.
  • Comply with local laws and statutory audit and financial reporting requirements as well as WCH and donors’ policies and procedures.

    Rolesand responsibilities
  • Financial Accounting, Management and Reporting
    Perform petty cash projects forecast and money request preparation in close coordination with line manager.
  • Submit monthly cash flow needs timely
    Make proper, accurate and timely cash/bank reconciliations;
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entries in cashbook, bankbook and UNIT4 on a daily basis and ensure that all financial data is properly entered and closely monitor.
  • Make correct account codes and fund codes entries for each transaction as per WCH’s Global Finance Manual and Uganda Finance SOP;
  • Ensure petty cash thresholds are well determined and followed before making any payments to staff or vendors.
  • Ensure all documents have been sufficiently approved and signed by authorised persons before making payments;
  • Ensure disbursement (cheque or cash) request form is adequately supported by documentation and has been properly approved, check the mathematical accuracy of the invoice;
  • Communicate accounts on a weekly bases to the line manager with the monthly accounting schedule as per Finance Procedures;
  • Manage the presentation, circulation, filing of vouchers and archiving of accounting and financial documents in compliance with Finance procedures;
  • Review all sub-ledger balances on a weekly basis and collect outstanding receivables;
  • Ensure that reminders for all outstanding receivable are sent to staff responsible and make follow up on
    the collection;
  • Ensure that all cash receipts are recorded and booked promptly and intact;
  • Ensure that all deductions where applicable are done on a monthly basis;
  • Ensure that the sub-office has cash at all times and maintaining minimum balances and respecting maximum limits in the accounts;
  • Ensure that all sub-office finance related issues that may arise out of the monthly financial review are followed up and addressed conclusively;

    Qualifications, Competencies and Skills
  • Should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Administration or any related field from a recognised university.
  • At least 6 months of finance training from a recognised institution is an added advantage.
    Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify critical financial issues with capacity to pay attention to details.
  • Proven ability to interpret financial procedures and standards, put them in practice and influence other in their implementation.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions.
  • Good, proven experience in excel.
  • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
  • Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Must have recently completed a University degree and not more than 30 years of ago.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; War Child Holland Finance Internships in Uganda

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