Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Jobs – GOAL International

Job Title:    Finance Assistant
Organization: GOAL
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: 
Senior Financial Accountant
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 DYNAMIC Programme:
Working in consortia
with Mercy Corps, VSO and Restless Development, the Driving Youth-led New
Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC) programme will strengthen systems
and facilitate the creation of sustainable economic opportunities for
disadvantaged Ugandan youth. DYNAMIC’s overall goal is to increase the number
of young people who are in secure employment or self-employment and to promote
effective and efficient agricultural market systems for youth. Through a
market-driven and holistic approach, DYNAMIC will engage an array of public and
private sector actors to increase access to goods, services, markets,
information and productive and social assets to increase productivity of
Ugandan agribusinesses and non-farm enterprises.
Job Summary: The
Finance Assistant will provide financial support to GOAL Kampala and other
field teams as required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Finance Support
  • Obtain monthly expenditure listing for
    Dynamic program and ensure that all supporting documents are properly
    scanned in accordance with the agreement with MCF
  • Ensure all PRFs and supporting
    documentation are properly filed and kept in a safe place
  • Obtain relevant original tax invoices
    and receipts above Euro 400 and complete VAT claim schedules to be
    submitted every 3-6 months to funders. Photocopies of the receipts and
    invoices should be kept on file
  • Assist in preparing monthly WHT schedule
  • Assist in liaising between field,
    logistics and finance staff and give feedback on all payments to concerned
  • Timely updating and sharing of document
  • Assist in processing bank payments based
    on approved requisitions
  • Following up on all missing vendor
    receipts and attaching them to their respective
Payment Requisition
  • Assist in preparing monthly relief wages
    schedule before end of each month
  • Travel to field offices to support with
    financial duties for pre-planned periods when finance field staff are off
    location for extended periods of time
  • Handle any other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the GOAL
    International Finance Assistant job placement should a University degree
    in Business Studies/ Finance or related field, or its equivalent.
  • One year of experience in a finance
    related role preferably within an NGO environment is desirable.
  • Self-supporting in computers (Windows,
    spread sheets, word-processing, internet)
  • Experience of building relationships
    with customers at all levels of organisation.
  • Ability to work in a team and have a
    flexible approach to work and colleagues.
  • Good communication skills.
Personal Competencies:
  • A high degree of competence in
    commitment to goals; integrity & personal conduct; sensitivity to
    diversity; flexibility & adaptability; pro activity; solution focused;
    teamwork; interpersonal skills; resilience
  • Proven ability to effectively manage
  • Keen to learn and develop 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: Please do not attach certificates, indicate the job
title in the subject line.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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