Entry Level Financial Administrator Jobs – ICCO Cooperation

Organisation: ICCO
Cooperation
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance Officer
and Administration Manager (FOAM)
About ICCO:
ICCO was established in 1964 and became a cooperation in 2012. The
founding members of ICCO Cooperation are Edukans, the Protestant Church of The
Netherlands (Kerk in Actie) and the association Prisma. Within a coherent
programmatic framework, ICCO Cooperation offers worldwide financial support,
lobby and brokerage services to local non-governmental organizations, the
private sector, churches, and networks that work on sustainable economic
development, democracy and peace, access to basic services, food security and
climate mitigation. ICCO Cooperation seeks to end poverty and injustice and who
are committed to creating a world where people can live in dignity and
security.
Job Summary: The Financial
Administrator is responsible for all office financial transactions entry and
analysis at country level
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Compliance
with ICCO’s Financial & Administration Manuals such as Procurement
policy, Travel policy & Authorization procedures.
·        
The Financial
Administrator will ensure
ICCO-Cooperation complies with all the country statutory laws and regulations
such as tax regulations like PAYE, NSSF and other regulations
·        
Tasked
with the verification and certification of accurate transactions in
accordance with the standard guidelines
·        
Manage
all bank accounts and accuracy of bank reconciliation statements on a monthly
basis.
·        
Carry
out reconciliations, following up on any reconciling items, and processing changes
to bank accounts
·        
Receipt
of staff accountabilities like travel accountabilities, entry in the system and
reconciliation on a monthly basis
·        
Responsible
for payroll administration including timely salary processing, statutory
deductions and remittance to URA and NSSF, on a monthly basis, before
they are entered in the system.
·        
Responsible
for booking financial expenditures in the system and compiling monthly
expenditure reports, analyze the reports and present it to the FOAM for
discussion
·        
Tasked
with compiling the monthly liquidity requests & cash flow
projections/forecast on a monthly basis for review and approval by FOAM and
financial controller before sending to global office.
·        
Facilitating
both internal and external audits and the preparation of financial
statements for auditors both office and donor audits.
·        
Effective
and efficient petty – cash management in line with ICCO guidelines
·        
Implement
and maintain an effective filing system to ensure that all financial records
are easily accessible and readily available.
Key Result Areas:
·        
Up-to-date
books of accounts
·        
Bank
accounts management
·        
Operational
budget’s performance reporting
·        
International
accounting principles are upheld
·        
Financial
reporting
·        
Planning
and budgeting



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
and stage 2 of professional qualifications in ACCA, CIMA,CPA or their
equivalent
·        
Two
or more years of related experience in a similar position with International
NGO’s.
·        
Excellent
computer skill (MS Office package) and other web based accounting
systems.
·        
Strong
financial background with knowledge of different funding modalities
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, including intercultural communication
·        
Excellent
language skills in English
·        
Stress
management and ability to multitask
·        
Analytical
and problem solving skills
·        
A
good team player
Personal Competencies:
·        
Self-motivated,
pro-active and result driven
·        
Entrepreneurial
and commercial thinking
·        
Being
an open and reliable person with high integrity
·        
Ability
to work independently (plan , prioritize, meet deadlines, communicate
independently) but at the same time being a team player
·        
Ability
to connect with people of different backgrounds
·        
Ability
to transfer skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs of not more than 3 pages, a motivational letter and contact details
of 3 professional referees to central-and-eastern-africa@icco-cooperation.org
as only email applications shall be considered and no email should exceed 2MB.
All applications should be clearly marked: “Financial Administrator”
Deadline: 11th
December 2017

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