Assistant Finance Officer (AFO) – The Hunger Project (THP)

The Hunger Project
(THP) is a global, nonprofit, strategic organization committed to achieving the
sustainable end of hunger and poverty. THP is working in 12 countries in
Africa, South Asia and Latin America – in partnership with the people at the
grass root level – to develop effective bottom up strategies to end hunger and
poverty. THP has been working in Uganda since 1999 and has established eleven
(11) epicenters in the districts of: Iganga, Mbale, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Mpigi,
Butambala, Kiboga and Wakiso.
THP Uganda is
recruiting qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans to fill the following
positions based in Kampala head office:
Assistant Finance
Officer (AFO)
Reporting to the
F&AO, the responsibilities of the AFO include but are not limited to the
  • Timely processing and disbursing
    of organization funds and ensuring proper accountability for funds
  • Maintain recorded book of accounts
  • Fixes assets register maintenance
    and good filing system of all documents pertaining to financial
  • Follow up on receipts and
    payments: bank reconciliations for all accounts and manage epicenter cost
    liquidity levels.
  • Any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor.
Required Knowledge
and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or
  • At least 3 years professional
    experience in accounting and finance
  • Must be well organized and
    accurate with figures
  • A good team player who is
    flexible, tolerant, committed and capable of working within a
    multicultural team
  • ACCA or an equivalent professional
    accounting qualification will be an added advantage
  • Accounting and bookkeeping skill
    with hands on experience in QuickBooks.Ability to work within tight
to apply:
Applicants who meet
the above requirements should hand deliver their applications with a detailed
C.V, copies of all academic and professional certificate/transcripts, 4
reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current
or most recent employer), daytime contact number and salary history to the
address below not later than 5pm Friday 27th January, 2012. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. The
Country Director,
The Hunger Project Uganda Kisozi Complex,
Annex Building, Ground floor. Office No.1

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