3 Fresher Finance Graduate Trainee NGO Job Opportunities – ActionAid Uganda (AAU)

Organisation: ActionAid
Uganda (AAU)
Duty Station: Kampala
(2) and Gulu (1), Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager & Cluster Finance & Administration Officer
About US:
ActionAid is an International
Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America
and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission is to work with the poor and the
ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a national development organization registered under
the laws of Uganda and with a local Board.
Job Summary: The Finance
Graduate Trainee will be responsible for the appropriate implementation and
monitoring of approved budgets, processing of financial and other
administrative transactions in line with AAU policies and donor guidelines, and
in line with organization’s strategic plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Examine
    payment requests and other financial transactions for approval and ensure
    they have adequate supporting documentation in accordance with LFPM, donor
    guidelines and national laws
  • Prepare
    and submit periodic financial reports, in line with LFPM and statutory
    requirement to the Cluster Finance and Administration Officer, Donors and
    as may be required from time to time.
  • Coordinate
    donor funded projects at LRP Cluster level and ensure accurate and timely
    reporting as per the pre-defined project requirements
  • Provide
    and account for general administrative and logistical support to staff and
    relevant stakeholders in accordance with organizational policies,
    procedures and best practice.
  • Prepare
    and attend to the needs of internal and external auditors and implement
    recommendations in line with the Finance Policy
  • Assess
    financial management gaps and build capacity of partners and project staff
    in financial management in accordance with GAAP and ensure that good
    accounting systems are established both at partner & LRP level
  • Perform
    any other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the relevant
    supervisor (s)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Action Aid International Finance Graduate Trainee job
    placement should preferably hold a University degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration, Financial Management or Accounting. Any additional
    professional qualification and knowledge of basic computer skills will be
    an added advantage.
  • One
    year of relevant working experience preferably in an NGO sector
  • Extensive
    knowledge on Budgeting and budgetary control;
  • Good finance and accounting skills;
  • Broad
    knowledge of procurement and stores management;
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills;
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. good knowledge of Microsoft programmes (Word, Excel, MS
    outlook and use of internet)
  • Motor Cycle riding skills is a must.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies of Academic
documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which shall be
from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be hand
delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The
Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot
2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676
Kampala. Uganda.
NB:  All
Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in the
subject line.
Deadline:  15th February 2018

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