Fresher Finance Officer NGO Job Opportunities – GOAL International

Job Title:    Finance
Officer
Organization: GOAL
International  
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: 
Assistant Financial Controller
About US:
GOAL International is an
international non-profit organization that was founded in 1977 and works to
promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable,
and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 16
countries, with our head office in Dublin, Ireland.
About GOAL Uganda Programme:
First operational in Uganda in
the late 70’s, the current country programme focuses on two of GOAL’s three
strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health Accountability
programming); and a market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods
and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the
resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused
approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with
national and international civil society organizations, local government, the
private sector and communities to give effect to our mission. GOAL is currently
operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established
offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong, Lira and Agago Districts. We are
funded by a number of donors who include DfID, Charity: water, Irish Aid,
Master Card Foundation, GOAL and a number of small foundations.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will support the Assistant Financial Controller through the preparation
of monthly / annual management and internal / external financial reports for
GOAL Uganda. The jobholder will also provide financial advice and support to
the development programmes in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Cash Management;
  • In
    charge of the preparation of weekly cash report for submission to HQ
  • Work
    closely with HQ regarding funds transfers whenever there are cash flow
    needs
  • Manage
    day-to-day finance issues within GOAL Uganda
  • In
    charge of the daily distribution of cash as per cash requisitions
  • Safe
    Management
  • Processing
    bank payments with minimal delays
  • The
    jobholder will support field offices in resolving their finance queries
    forwarded to Kampala office
  • Following
    up with staff having pending accountabilities
  • In
    charge of reviewing accountabilities received to ensure adequate supporting
    paperwork is attached
  • Updating
    Kampala safe cashbooks with cash receipts and payments in a timely manner
Monthly Payroll preparation
  • Timely
    preparation of monthly payrolls for national staff, international staff
    and relief staff;
  • Preparation
    and submission of statutory returns for PAYE and NSSF;
  • In
    charge of preparation and dissemination of monthly payslips to respective
    HR representatives
  • Preparation
    of Quit claim forms for leavers
  • Updating
    of the annual payroll tracker
  • Timely
    filing of finance related documents in a timely manner
  • Liaison
    with financial institutions on any financial related matters
  • Perform
    any other duties as required by the Assistant Financial Controller



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the GOAL International Finance Officer vacancy should
    be at least a Part-Qualified Accountant CPA/CIMA/ ACCA or holder of
    bachelor’s degree in finance related discipline
  • One
    to two years’ experience, preferably in an NGO environment
  • Previous
    experience in preparation of maintaining accounts records/cash books
  • Computer
    literacy skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Self-motivated,
    organised and innovative
  • Excellent
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications which must include at
least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including
your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact
number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda on the email:
recruitment@ug.goal.ie. Please do not attach certificates, indicate the job
title in the subject line.
Deadline: 23rd January 2018
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