Finance and Logistics Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:       Finance and Logistics Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance and Administration Officer
About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international
African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes
towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely
affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by
implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service &
development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a
multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro
district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district) and Nyakabande Transit
Center (Kisoro district).
Job Summary:  The Finance and Logistics Officer will be
providing financial and administrative related support to HIJRA Uganda.
Key Duties and
  • Keenly monitor expenditure of various
    projects and ensure timely submission of financial reports.
  • Constantly review financial requirements
    and forecasting of expenditures.
  • Establish monthly cash requirements for
    the office and request timely replenishments from the Regional Office.
  • Liaise and keep close contacts with the
    local banks, manage all accounts and observe local foreign control
  • Manage funds and financial assets of the
    organization Office.
  • Manage the delivery of monthly reports and
    feedback on budget accounts.
  • Co-ordinate the budget preparation and
    financial plans and conduct budget reviews
  • Coordinate and manage the monitoring and
    approval of budgets versus expenses and ensure accurate accounting,
    authorisation and internal control procedures.
  • Manage and oversee the cash management
    process to ensure its safeguarding and proper disbursement.
  • Manage and review the monthly close of the
    accounts and Monitor cash flows
  • Prepare the monthly financial results to
    ensure effective communication of results to the management and provide
    the management with regular financial analysis on numerous financial
  • Coordinate and manage the implementation
    of all Finance, and Administration procedures and processes.
  • Source for quotations and submit complete
    documentation to the procurement committee
  • Generate LPOs using the financial system
    and deliver the same to the supplier upon authorization.
  • Keep an updated supplier file that shows
    the current pre-qualified suppliers, profile, contracts and other related

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Finance
    and Logistics Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Finance, Accounting or Business Administration;
  • At least five years of experience working
    with accounting software and well versed with other computer applications.
  • Two years’ experience in Finance and
    Administration from a reputable organization.
  • Management and accounting for INGO.
  • Demonstrated high sense of personal
  • Experience in working with donors.
  • Must have knowledge of the management of
    payroll, taxes, audits and Projects Financial Management.
  • Previous experience in the areas of Procurement
    and Logistics will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts
of three referees including your current/most recent employer.
Application should be addressed to the:
Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: The subject line should
read: “Finance and Logistics Officer.”
Deadline: 27th March 2018
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