2 Accounts & Administrative Assistant Non-profit Jobs -International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Organisation: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Project Name: Resilient
Efficient Agribusiness Chains (REACH) project
Funding Source: Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Reports to: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Mbale and
Kabale, Uganda
About IFDC:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public
international organization (PIO) governed by an international board of
directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The
non-profit center focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural
productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of
effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness
expertise.
About REACH Project:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has submitted a
proposal for the REACH (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project to the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. The project will
improve market engagement for 40,000 market oriented farmers, strengthen
household resilience and increase availability of agricultural support services
for farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains in consideration
of their strategic importance to the Government of Uganda and EKN.
Job Summary:  The Accounts & Administrative Assistant
will provide administrative and financial management support for the Project.
The incumbent will be responsible for general administrative and logical
support necessary within the project, and supporting the finance manager to
ensure that funds are spent compliantly and reasonable within the limits of
pre-agreed budgets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will ensure that all project
    financial data are kept up-date and that interested parties get accurate
    and timely feedbacks/reports
  • Provide accurate coding at transaction
    level to ensure that expenditure monitoring is accurate and data is
    captured in the right cost and sub-cost centers
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare
    draft financial reports to be reviewed internally, before submission to
    HQ/donors.
  • Offer timely logistical and administrative
    support at duty station
  • Maintains files, including filing of
    general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other
    miscellaneous filings
  • The Accounts & Administrative
    Assistant maintains regular contact with other departments to obtain and
    convey financial information and/or to correct transactions



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Accounts & Administrative
    Assistant job opportunity must be a Certified Public Accountant 1 section
    3, or equivalent;  Bachelor’s degree
    in a relevant field including Accounting, Commerce or Financial Management
  • A minimum of three years’ working
    experience in a similar position with an international organization
  • Highly motivated, energetic, independent
    self-starter with strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in
    accounting software packages
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving,
    time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, deliver
    quality results and meet deadlines
  • High degree of honesty and integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) should Apply Online by
clicking on the link below. Follow the instructions on how to create resume and
Apply.
Deadline: 3rd October,
2016
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