Finance Responsible NGO Career Jobs – International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Title:   Finance
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager
About ICRC:
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and
independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects
victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence.
Job Summary: The Finance
Responsible is accountable for the delegations bookkeeping and financial data
processing, reconciliations, end month closing and reports. H/she will be
responsible for the cash flow management of the delegation, provide technical
support for the elaboration and monitoring of the budget. H/she will supervise
and train the accounting team, conduct financial meetings and other financial
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 Bookkeeping cash and bank Kampala
  • Explains
    the ICRC financial structure and procedures to collaborators, internal and
  • Receives
    the bills, audits and crosschecks accuracy and consistency of all
    accounting documents submitted, i.e. amounts, RO, PO/Gontracts, accounting
    details, as per the Organisation’s rules and procedures, prior to
    submission to the Administration for approval.
  • Prepares
    all payments by bank transfer and confirmation letters timely and* delivers
    them to the concerned respective parties
  • Monitors
    the cash flow of the delegation and prepares cash transfer request as per
    monthly projections to the headquarters.
  • Enters
    all cash payments in the accounting application and establishes the
    vouchers and supervises all entries
  • Establishes
    accurate reconciliation of bank journals with bank statements
  • In
    charge of the delegation’s VAT file and follows up the refunds from URA.
  • Ensures
    that statutory deductions, such as NSSF and P.A.Y.E are executed in a
    timely manner.
  • Financial
    reporting and meetings
  • Prepares
    monthly financial planning independently and submits it to all the
  • Prepares
    the list of newly approved Allocation of Expenditure and timely submits it
    to all the concerned.
  • Prepares
    any other financial lists or statistics as required by Administration on
    an ad hoc basis.
End of month closure
  • Performs
    extensive quality checks of the monthly accounting and corrects omissions/mistakes.
  • Prepares
    monthly projections and handles the monthly closure independently, under
    the general supervision of the Administrator.
  • Liaises
    with all concerned Apartments in obtaining statistical data neeled for the
    end of month closure.
  • Performs
    end of month accounting closure independently.
National Society Accounting
  • As
    head of finance, is responsible for reconciliation of URCS
    accountabilities with ICRC accounts.
  • Supervises,
    coaches and monitors the Accountant in the management of this file.
General and Supervision
  • Prepares
    power of attorney list for the bank – new signatures and cancels previous
  • Supervises
    and coaches the Cashier/Accountant and Admin Clerk and performs their
  • Trains,
    advises and coaches Administration staff in the sub-delegations in regard
    to financial procedures and carries out occasional field trips if needed.
  • Participates
    in organization of Admin training courses.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal employee of International
    Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as a Finance Responsible should hold a university degree in accounting
    or business administration
  • At
    least five years working experience in a similar position
  • Rigorous
    and trustful person
  • Very
    good analytical skills
  • Team
    leadership skills
  • Very
    good computer skills and ability to run specific programmes
  • Excellent
    command of the English language
  • Very
    good organizational and management skills
  • High
    sense of responsibility and ability to take initiative and work
  • Flexible
    and high level of tolerance
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Age: Above 30 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their handwritten applications with detailed CVs
indicating email and phone contacts, copies (not originals of academic and work
certificates, indicating a minimum of three professional referees. Applications
marked “Finance Responsible” and addressed to the Administration in a
sealed envelope should be delivered by the following address: ICRC Kampala
office on Plot 8, John Babiiha Avenue, Kololo, Kampala or by postal mail
addressed to: International Committee of the Red Cross P.O. Box 4442, Kampala
Note: Register your application with the
Receptionist (or Security guard, during out of office hours) and receive a
reference number for tracking your application. For candidates submitting their
applications by Post, indicate your phone contact on the top right corner of
the envelop so we can notify you of the reference number you have been
Deadline: 19th January 2018

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