3 Entry Level Finance Assistant NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda
About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked
together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty
and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing
countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the
interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our
work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil
society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam
employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our
program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s
Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.
About Project:
Oxfam is implementing a humanitarian response to address the
humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub-region.
Oxfam’s areas of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food security and
vulnerable livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local
partners as a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response
capacity within the organisations.
Key Duties and
  • Disburse
    petty cash and ensure replenishment is done on time.
  • Ensure
    that all invoices passed for payment have the relevant supporting
  • Ensure
    that all processed documents are Stamped “paid”.
  • Update
    the petty cash book for effective cash flow management.
  • Support
    processing and accountability of staff travel advances
  • Ensure all finance files are updated on
    daily basis and that the relevant accounts documents are filed correctly
    and timely.
  • Guide
    staff of their respective balances.
  • Act
    as the bank agent – cashing and depositing cash and equivalents
  • The
    incumbent will also reconcile supplier accounts before payments are
  • Make
    payments in the field especially for casual workers
  • Occasionally
    travel to the field offices to assist on finance related matters.
  • Stand
    in for the finance officer when required
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Finance
    Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related
  • Excellent
    mathematical skills
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of data privacy standards;
  • Integrity;
    honesty; interpersonal relations skills;
  • Excellent
    communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good
    planning, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Computer
    skills, particularly with spreadsheets and calculation software
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not
exceeding 2MB) to the HR and Admin Coordinator at
Deadline: 21st April 2017

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