American Refugee Committee (ARC) Jobs – Finance Officer

Job Title:  Finance Officer
Organisation: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About ARC:
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. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful and safe communities where
men and women have equal rights and communities can access locally owned,
high-quality services. 
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will be responsible for financial management of ARC and ensuring value
for money in all transactions
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Requests,
    receives and files receipts and/or advance documents; reconciles daily
    disbursements and receipts.
  • Ensures
    adequate liquidity levels by reporting daily Bank and Cash balance
    holdings of the Organisation.
  • Regular
    reviews and audits receipts received from the field and other departments
    for accuracy, completeness, relevance, reasonableness, allow ability, and
    compliance, and point out anomalies to the Finance Manager, or the
    Financial Controller
  • Prepares
    and ensures accurate monthly payroll payments remittances of local staff
    to their Bank Accounts and Statutory bodies (URA, NSSF and or residential
    councils for LST) respectively.
  • Responsible
    for the preparing and sending daily/ weekly expenditure reports at the end
    of every week and month for Upload and posting.
  • Acts
    as an agent on all bank transactions and bank related routine issues with
    the organisation
  • Supports
    the Finance Manager to carry out audits to ensure adequate systems of
    internal control.
  • Ensures
    that all financial documents and reports are filed and labeled
  • Actively
    contributes significantly to the ongoing process of continuous improvement
    of the financial management system and the internal control.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Degree in Business Studies Accounting option,
    Finance or any other related field
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience working experience as an accountant in
    a busy organization
  • Computer
    literacy skills in Microsoft office (especially Excel)
  • Proven
    organizational skills and ability to multitask under tight deadlines
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send an application letter together with
curriculum vitae via email only to this address:
The Human Resources Manager
American Refugee Committee
International
Kampala, Uganda
Email to:  jobs@arc.co.ug
Deadline: 15th February, 2015
NB:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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