Fresher NGO Finance Assistant Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:    
 Finance Assistant  
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Accountant
About US:
Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health
(HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management
and Governance systems.
Job Summary: The Finance Assistant will be tasked with planning,
managing, controlling and  optimizing  IAU financial resources in line with finance
policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will develop systems and tools
    to ensure compliance with organisation directives, policies, guidelines,
    processes, regulations and legislative and statutory requirements.
  • Provide financial support services to the
    project through performance of professional accounting.
  • Manage Office imprest and petty cash
  • Support the Accountant in running of day to
    day accounting activities in the section.
  • Build, strengthen and manage relationships
    with Banks, suppliers etc.
  • Prepare and provide audit information to
    facilitate performance of statutory audits on a timely basis.
  • Keenly review payment requisitions against
    supporting documents (supplier invoices, purchase order, goods received
    notes etc.).
  • Ensure correctness of approvals and
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and coding
    expenditure as appropriate before payments.
  • Ensure that advances and imp rest are fully
    accounted for with supporting documents.
  • Maintenance of the staff advance ledger.
  • Prepare and submit periodic financial reports
    as per the departmental guidelines.
  • Ensure all financial assets are tagged and
  • Ensure that the asset register is up to date.
  • Carry out monthly review of the register and
    report on assets ready for disposal.
  • Provide technical advice and support to staff
    in line with finance policies and procedures to ensure adherence.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are in
    compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Ensure statutory deductions are remitted on
    time to relevant authorities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Commerce, Accounting, or any business related program with a
    bias in accounting from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification with ACCA, CPAU or
    any equivalent is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant work
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to or hand deliver to our
address below.
1102 Block 8,
Anjagala Road P.O. Box 737,
Deadline:  15th February 2016 by
NB : Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
In case you do not hear from us by 29th February, 2016, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Please quote the Position being applied
for on your application and envelope.

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