Finance & Administrative Assistant Job Careers – Heifer International

Organization: Heifer
Project Name: The East
Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP)
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: EAYIP
About Heifer:
Heifer International, an international not-for-profit organization
founded in 1944 in the United States of America, works with resource
constrained families in 125 countries worldwide to develop innovative solutions
to the underlying causes of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation.
About EAYIP Program:
The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) is a five-year program
designed to motivate and engage more youth in the agricultural sector and
present them with a pathway to improve their livelihoods. The program is
implemented in various districts of Uganda and Tanzania.
Job Summary: The Finance
& Administrative Assistant will be the primary contact point to visitors,
consultants, and partners. The incumbent is also responsible for the day-to-day
operations providing support to the senior management team, Program Country
office. The incumbent ill provide support to the project by maintaining systems
of accountability, establishing and maintaining communications between program
offices as well as partners and performing basic administrative tasks as
assigned. The jobholder will develop procedures which promote financial
discipline to meet organizational goals as well as maintaining an efficient
document retrieval systems/ he will also assist with financial and accounting
aspects of the country program office and processing of routine financial
transactions in accordance with Heifer’s policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Heifer International
Finance & Administrative Assistant career opportunity should hold a
Bachelor’s degree in business administration plus three (3) years of hands- on
related experience.
Hands-on experience in various aspects of accounting
principles and practices with a good understanding of Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards
(IFRS) will be an added advantage.
Excellent organizational and time management
Excellent problem solving skills
Knowledge of the non-profit sector and the
context to which non-profit organizations operate.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send copies of
certificates, cover letters with updated C.Vs indicating two professional
referees to: The Country Director- Heifer International Uganda on P.O. Box
28491 Kampala either by hand delivery (9 am-3pm) to Plot 6 Clement Hill Road,
Nakasero OR via Email to:
Deadline: 26th
November, 2016
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