Entry Level Accounts Assistant – Cash Office NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job
Title:        
 Accounts Assistant – Cash
Office
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager
About US:
Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an
International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims
of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians,
prisoners and other non-combatants.
Job Summary:
The Accounts Assistant – Cash office will ensure that all cash related
transactions are handled and accounted for in accordance with the URCS Finance
and Accounting manual.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Handle Cash and
Bank
  • Preparation of payment vouchers for
    cash/cheque and mobile money disbursements as well as posting them into
    the accounting system;
  • Handle Head office petty cash and ensure
    the cash float is maintained at the expected amount;
  • Maintain the Disaster management fund as
    well as reconciling it on a monthly basis;
  • Maintain and update bank and petty cash
    books;
  • Prepare bank and cash reconciliation
    statements;
  • Maintaining record of fund
    transfer/payment activities
  • Maintaining proper records and filing of
    all receipts and payment documents;
Leadership and
office management
  • Takes responsibility for individual
    performance;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all office
    equipment and stationary;
  • Acting as the liaison person between
    URCS and the banks;
  • Any other duties assigned by the Finance
    Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society (URCS) Accounts Assistant – Cash office job opportunity
    should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration
    (Finance), Commerce, Statistics or associated discipline from a reputable
    institution;
  • At least level one Professional
    qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA) will be an added advantage.
  • One year of experience in a cash
    management/accountant role;
  • Experience in NAVISION Systems
    Accounting Package is an added advantage.
  • High level of financial discipline and
    integrity;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to meet deadlines with minimum
    supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • High level of integrity;
  • Good communication skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should
send their filled application forms, 
download
here
 
and E-mail to: vacancies@redcrossug.org or
mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555
Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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