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Job Title: Finance Assistant – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Impevi, Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile
Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is currently working in over 25 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict-affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and local communities. IRC Uganda has it country office in Kampala and regional offices in Kitgum Moroto, and Yumbe. The current program portfolio includes health, protection and rule of law, women’s protection and empowerment, and economic recovery and development programming
The Finance Assistant / Cashier will be a key member of the Imvepi/Rhino team and will contribute towards the achievement of the field’s finance objectives. Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Finance Assistant will maintain the cash books and is responsible for the accounts payable functions of the department.
Roles and Responsibilities:
•Ensure all Finance Documents/Templates are regularly updated and accessible by staff in Imvepi Office.
•Prepare cash transaction vouchers.
•Review transaction voucher forms for approval.
•Preparation of the prepaid monthly JVs for posting.
•Maintain petty cash account register and ensure petty cash reconciliation and replenish the petty cash when it reaches the minimum limit.
•Submit weekly and monthly petty cash summaries to the Finance Officer.
•Submit weekly and monthly petty cash summaries to the Field Coordinator and Finance Manager.
•Track all cash transactions/payments in a timely manner.
•Monitor invoices and cash payment request vouchers.
•Process all cash and bank payment as per the approval received.
•Run name verification reports for Mobile Money payment and submit to Finance Officer for review.
•Pay cash to the payee in Imvepi Office.
•Prepare cheque for approval and payment to the payee.
•Follow up cash in transit and transfers.
•Act as a cashier.
•Make field payments.
•Ensure IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions.
•Liaise with the Finance Manager and Finance Officer in Kampala on cash transfers and obtain monthly cash projections.
•Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
• Bachelor’s degree in either Business Administration (Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent.
• Professional qualification such as ACCA/CPA is an added advantage.
• A minimum of three (3) years of experience in financial management, administrative services Treasury/Cashier Services or related area is required.
• Demonstrated expertise performing book-keeping function in an online accounting software, preferably Dynamics 365, Sun System or QuickBooks.
• Must be skilled in Microsoft Office package with at least an intermediate ability in Excel.
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
Deadline: 2nd August 2021
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