Finance Officer Job Opportunity – Raising Voices

Job Title:  Finance Officer
Organisation: Raising
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
About Raising Voices:
Raising Voices works to prevent
interpersonal violence that happens in the home, in the communities and within
institutions that community members use on a regular basis. Our work is
organized into two departments; prevention of violence against women (VAW) and
prevention of violence against children (VAC).
Job Summary: The Raising
Voices Finance Officer will be responsible for keeping accurate record of all
day to day financial transactions of Raising Voices. The incumbent will be
involved in executing all procedures for requisitions, disbursement and
accounting for the funds on a day to day basis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for generating serialized payment vouchers for all approved payments based
    on the QuickBooks accounting system
  • Ensure
    that all source documents are properly supported as per the finance policy
    guidelines before capture in the system
  • In
    charge of the preparation of documentation required for proper and timely
    execution of finance requisitions and disbursements for all Raising Voices
  • Regularly
    review of accountability submissions by program staff before forwarding to
    the Finance Manager for final review and sign off.
  • Responsible
    for the disbursement of released program activity funds to respective
    staffs and external vendors.
  • Assemble
    financial information requested by the Finance Manager during the
    preparation of Financial Reports for Raising Voices.
  • Actively
    support in the review of monthly reports from the Key Partner
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Finance Officer should possess a good degree in Business Administration,
    Finance, Commerce, Management or related field.
  • Possess
    part qualification in professional studies such as CPA, ACCA, is necessary
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ experience in managing finance of a
    reputable organization.
  • Computer
    literacy skills in key accounting software i.e. QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
    Suite particularly Excel and Word.
  • Possess
    the ability to maintain filing and administrative system of the
  • Efficient
    and meticulous at storing and transmitting financial information
  • Quick
    thinker and fast learner, with ability to maintain confidentiality
How to Apply: 
Al candidates should send their
applications including a cover letter and updated CV to Raising Voices on the
address below or to
Send to: Raising Voices 16
Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya, Kampala, Uganda. Please include Attention: Operations
Coordinator Re: Finance Officer – Position in subject of E-mail.
Deadline: 16th February 2015 by 4:00 PM
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