Fresher Handicap International NGO Jobs – Finance Officer

Job Title:        Finance Officer
Organisation: Handicap
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Administrative
About Us:
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and
development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion,
conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help
meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect
for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by
the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we
aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity.
About Project:
Handicap International launched an assessment in Uganda in order to be
part of the response and in particularly to coordinate teams analysing and
responding to needs emerging due to 1) the current drought and food crisis and
2) displacement of thousands of South Sudanese, fleeing the conflict in their
country and seeking refuge in Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Finance Officer
will support Handicap International’s Administrative Coordinator by being responsible
for the mission accounting and cash flow management overseen by the
Administrative Coordinator.
Key Duties and
  • The Finance Officer will be responsible
    for accounts control;
  • Tasked with the management of cash flow
    and cash boxes;
  • Supporting the Administrative Coordinator
    in budgetary and financial administration;
  • Participating to the weekly team meetings;
  • Ensure the strict application of the
  • Report any incident in which s/he’s
    involved/witnessed immediately;

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap
    International Finance Officer job opportunity must hold a professional
    diploma or University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics;
  • Professional qualification as a CFA/CPA is
    considered a plus;
  • One year of experience in a similar
  • Previous experience with an NGO;
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and
    finance principles and procedures
  • Excellent accounting and software user;
  • Knowledge of tax regulations in the
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
  • Sharp time management skills;
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage
    confidential data;
  • Ability to work under high pressure;
  • Excellent coordination skills;
  • Languages: Spoken and written
  • Computer Skills: Advanced MS
    Excel skills, MS Office (Word, Excel) and internet;
How to Apply:
Handicap International invites only local residents from the
operational area – Arua (attach evidence that you stay in Arua) to send an
updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letter
and prove of local residence (Arua) to HR Coordinator at job.uganda@handicap-international-ug.org
with the subject line as “Application to HI Finance Officer Kampala.”
Deadline: 8th September
(due to the urgency of the situation, Handicap International reserves
the right to fill this position before the end of the closing date).
NB: Any efforts to
influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

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