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ARC Uganda Jobs 2019 – Finance Intern

Job Title:     Finance Intern – ARC Uganda Jobs 2019

Organisation: American Refugee Committee (ARC International)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer

About American Refugee Committee (ARC International):

The American Refugee Committee (ARC International) is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world.

Job Summary: 

ARC Uganda Jobs 2019: The Finance Intern will be supporting the finance department from time to time as may be requested to ensure value for money in all transactions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Financial Accounting:

  • Prepare Cheque and Cash Payment vouchers for all approved payment requests to recipients.
  • Record all payments and receipts into a spreadsheet and verify their correctness against the hard copies.
  • Prepare petty cash expenditure worksheets together with the hard copies to the Senior Finance Officer for replenishment whenever the petty cash reaches 2,100,000 UGX minimum.
  • Participate in all compliance audits to be conducted by retrieving the necessary support documents.
  • Ensure that all payment vouchers are adequately backed up based on the ARC Uganda minimum supporting documents requirement policy.
  • Report to the Senior Finance Officer all anomalies in implementing ARC internal Control policies
  • Support the Country Finance Coordinator in the absence of the Senior Finance Officer.


  • Perform daily filling of financial documents following ARC filling system and policy.
  • Stamp all payment support documents and verify references assigned to documentations prior to filling.
  • Ensure that the filling system is clearly understood and strictly followed to prevent loss or misplacement of document.
  • Scan end of month reconciliations and all intercompany payment vouchers. Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC International) Finance Intern job must hold a  degree in Business, Finance or accounting or any other related field.
  • One year of experience of working in a Finance department in a busy working environment.
  • Experience in the Cashier duties and related tasks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Trustworthy with high level of integrity.
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to multitask under tight deadlines

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit a one-page Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of three professional referees, to include your current or recent employer/supervisor – via email (ONLY) to [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.

NB: However due to urgency to fill this position, applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 15th August 2019 by 5:00pm

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