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DRC Uganda Jobs 2020 – Finance and Admin Assistant

Job Title: Finance and Administration Assistant – DRC Uganda Jobs 2020

Organization: Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Uganda

Duty Station: Nakivaale, Uganda


Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Uganda Profile:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Maintain Financial Files (physical and soft copies) and records according to DRC Operations handbook
  • Implement financial policies and procedures of DRC and Donors
  • Carry out weekly cash counts and reconciliations
  • Ensure that full accountabilities (documentation) are obtained for all expenditures in order to validate all financial claims
  • Prepare weekly cashbooks with complete documentation for review by the Finance officer and Area Manager by every Friday of the week
  • Properly enter and record transactions in the cash book on a daily basis
  • Prepare bi-monthly bank reconciliations
  • Process approved payments of suppliers/service providers on the basis of complete documentation
  • Support the Field Office to adequately prepare for both internal and external audits
  • Submit Project Files and related documents to DRC Country Office for backup storage both in soft and hard copy formats
  • Keep copies of all Finance documents submitted to DRC Country Office and the Field Office for reference as when required
  • Scan vouchers and supporting documents for submission to DRC Country Office on a monthly basis
  • Properly file all documents in accordance with Donor requirements and/or DRC OHB
  • Inform the Area Manager/Base Manager on Financial issues which can affect the execution of DRC Programmes
  • Ensure safe guarding of the available funds
  • Prepare payment vouchers and review order requests in accordance with approved authority matrix and running budgets
  • Accurately prepare necessary documents, compile source documents and daily postings of all cash transactions in the cash book
  • Support and guide the cash team in the reconciliation and verification of cash beneficiary cards for authenticity and validity
  • Administration:
  • Provide support in the restocking and proper storage of office supplies/consumables at the Field Office
  • Ensure contracts are respected and paid for in accordance to agreed terms of payment
  • Manage any other relevant administrative management issues
  • Uphold the DRC’s Code of Ethics at all times

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Finance and Administration Assistant job must hold a University degree in Accounting, Finance or related relevant field
  • A professional qualification in Accounting is desirable
  • One to three years’ experience in the Finance or Accounting Field
  • Previous experience with International Non-Governmental Organization in similar or related position
  • Previous working experience in Refugee Operations is an asset
  • Experience in using ERP system is an added advantage
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Team player with ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Language: Fluency in English. Fluency in local languages would be an asset.


How To Apply for DRC Uganda Jobs 2020:

All Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

Application Link Here:

Deadline: 28th August 2020 at 5pm

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