Non-profit Jobs – Finance and Administration Officer at Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Organisation: Belgian Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Contracting Coordinator
About BTC:
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government
Ministries, are implementing the bilateral cooperation between Uganda &
Belgium.
Job Summary:  The Finance
and Administration Officer will be responsible for a variety of administrative
and finance-related tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will be tasked with the
    preparation of  bank payments
  • Intuitively check and encode accounting
    transactions
  • Ensure the timely accounting closing every
    month
  • Expeditiously follow up on advances
  • Ensure the proper filing of all accounting
    documents
  • Make follow up of contracts, commitments
    and public procurements
  • He / she will be in charge of preparing
    the monthly payroll
  • Follow up on insurances and legal
    litigations
  • Actively monitor cash positions
  • Perform financial analysis and ad-hoc
    studies
  • Perform accountability checks on the
    contracts with Local Governments
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should possess a bachelor’s
    degree in accounting, finance and/or administration or related field ACCA,
    CPA, CIMA or similar is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in
    accounting, preferably in a similar position
  • Working knowledge of and experience with
    tax related matters in Uganda
  • Previous experience with an international
    organization or NGO experience is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Excel and word is essential
  • Past experience working with Local
    Government and Ministries is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and a good
    team player
  • Ability to work independently and under
    stressful conditions
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application
letter and copy of the applicant’s CV with the names and contact information of
three professional referees and send them to: faobtc@aikanhr.com. Please clearly
indicate the Job position in the subject title e.g. “Finance and Administration
Officer”
NB: Attachments should exceed 2 MB. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Friday 8th May 2015 by 17:00 Hours

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