Fresher Finance Assistant Non-profit Job Careers – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Finance
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
is an international non-profit organization which implements the commitment of
the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas.
Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome
as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular
traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary: The Finance Assistant will efficiently provide
comprehensive information, clerical, and accounting services to assist the Nuyok
project Finance unit in executing processes and delivering service needs that
support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. As part of an
experienced finance team you will deliver quality support in your role,
applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes,
procedures and service standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Complete
    standard financial documents (vouchers, wire transfer requests, checks,
    etc.) following a sample template with prescribed guidelines and circulate
    as needed.
  • Offer
    administrative and clerical support to financial transactions processing.
    Prepare, type, photocopy, and scan related documentation.
  • Compile
    and accounting and financial reporting documentation as instructed. Review
    to verify all documents have the required attributes and signatures. File
    per guidance. Perform banking functions, as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Finance Assistant
    job placement should preferably hold a High School Diploma .
    Professional Diploma/Certificate or courses in Accounting, Finance,
    Economics, or Business Administration a plus.
  • At
    least two years of related work experience in a similar role with some
    familiarity of standard accounting practices. Experience with an
    international organization a plus.
  • Experience
    using MS Office packages, in particular Excel and Word.
  • Hands-on
    experience with data entry into online databases and forms.
  • Excellent
    organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ethical
    conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational
    codes of ethics
  • Proactive,
    resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented. Able to meet
  • Strong
    customer service ethic and abilities.
  • Ability
    to work collaboratively.
  • Good
    oral and written skills in English
  • Agency-wide
    Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
    Trusting Relationships, Professional Growth, Partnership, Accountability,
    fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results, Serves
    with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships,  Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters, CVs
and three work references (names and contact information only) to
NB: Large files
and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application in the
subject line of the email, copy and paste FINANCEASSISTANTMOROTO only.
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00PM
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