3 No Experience Finance Assistant UNHCR Project Job Opportunities – Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)

Organization: Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance
About US:
Windle Trust Uganda is Non-profit organization whose primary mission is
to equip refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa to meet the
challenges of development through providing access to education, training, and
employment opportunities by advocacy and direct programme activity. Windle
Trust Uganda has been a leading provider of access to university education,
post-primary education, and vocational training for conflict-affected Africans
since 1996. WTU works in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR).
Job Summary: The Finance
Assistant will provide support to the settlement, as related to the preparation
and monitoring of budget estimates, financial transactions, e-imprest,
journalization, and liquidation of payments and facilitate the timely transfer
of funds for Programme activities. The jobholder will provide assistance to
staff and non-staff on all issues related to financial matters at field level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly
    financial reports
  • Maintain and file financial records and
    regularly post accounts data into QuickBooks
  • Update accounting records as and when
    transactions take place, and ensure that proper documentation is filed for
    each transaction
  • Conduct cash counts on regular basis
  • Provide feedback on budget verses actual
  • Make wire requests for the office
  • Maintain the books of accounts and
  • Assist in monthly reconciliations
  • Liaise with Senior Finance Officer and
    Manager on Financial Planning
  • Other tasks as assigned/delegated by

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Windle Trust
    Uganda WTU Finance Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in a related field
  • High level of integrity and stewardship
  • Team work.
  • Embraces team work and aspires and
    supports the ideals of working in a team work environment as a team
  • Passion to work in a hard-to-reach
    community setting
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to
    deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop
    in a fast paced work environment
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications including
detailed curriculum vitae, , current salary information, copies of academic
transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at
least three references addressed to:
Human Resource Manager,
Windle Trust Uganda,
Plot 726, Mawanda Road, Mulago Hill,
P. O. Box 24230 Kampala.  Uganda
Deadline: 2nd January 2018

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