Finance Officer NGO Job Careers – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Job Title:     Finance Officer
Organisation: African
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and
non-profit international organization whose objective is to provide operational
support but not limited to: supply chain, logistics, construction,
infrastructure, environment, livelihoods and WASH in partnership with relief
and development organizations which primarily focus on disaster-affected and
development-orientation areas.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will be tasked with the implementation of AIRD Uganda Programme Financial
policies and procedures; work with Department Heads/sub office/ site managers
to undertake financial activities and prepare periodic financial reports of the
respective areas. Assist the Finance and Administrative Manager in reviewing
and updating the policies and procedures based on the needs generated from the
field offices or donor requirements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A
    recognized professional designation in Accounting or Internal Auditing
    (CPA, CMA,CGA,CIA or CISA) is an added advantage
  • At
    least five years’ experience in similar position
  • Masters’
    degree in Accounting, Business administration or any related field is an
    added advantage
  • Comprehensive
    and current knowledge of legislation applicable to
  • Good
    understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
  • Advanced
    computer skills in Accounting software with specialty in quick books and
    MS Excel and other MS packages
  • Strong
    interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High
    level of honesty and Integrity
  • Attention
    to detail and accuracy
  • Ability
    to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness
    to work in any part of the country
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed application letters stating
their qualification and experience together with motivation letters, academic
documents with an updated C.V and submit their application in person to the
following address:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) Uganda Program,
Plot 1, Ntinda Martyrs way,
Kampala. Tel: 0414664369, 0393215498 AIRD/UNHCR Kampala or Sub Offices
(Mbarara, Hoima, Arua, Adjumani).
Note: Please indicate the
position you are applying for on top of the application envelope.  Applications can be delivered at the
reception during working hours from Monday – Thursday (8:50 am to 5:30pm) and
Friday (8:50 am to 2:00 pm).
Deadline: 23rd January 2018
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