Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Jobs – CARE International

Job Title:            Accounts Assistant
Organization: CARE International
Duty Station: Uganda
About CARE:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The Accounts
Assistant position exists to ensure accountability and accuracy in financial
transactions in the Arua Field Office as well as adherence to the policies and
procedures.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will be responsible for
    writing all cheques, banking and other bank needs including drafting
    letters to banks;
  • Organize, transmit and file Sub-Office
    monthly financial information inclusive of vouchers, bank information,
    financial correspondence etc;
  • Tasked with ensuring orderliness within
    the finance department and will deal with all cash receipts and payments
    plus handling all cash advances to staff and other vendors.
  • The jobholder will also provide
    administrative support and suggest ways of improving the overall
    accounting process of the organization to Accountants Office
  • Review, verify, enter financial
    transaction and management of cheque transactions ‘Management of Cash
  • The jobholder will also maintain an
    accurate financial filling system
  • Ensure that the asset register is
    maintained in FGMS by booking all asset receipts and disposals in FGMS as
    shared by procurement/administration.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the CARE
    International Accounts Assistant job must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Commerce or Accounting with CPA II
  • At least two years of experience in
    similar positions.
  • Previous exposure and experience in an
    Audit Function is desirable.
  • Administrative Assistance experience is an
    added advantage.
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in
    Microsoft Office including Excel and Word and good skills at using
    financial software applications.
  • Fluency in English.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their application letters clearly
articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV)
giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work
related referees to ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 20th September 2017

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