UN Finance Assistant Job Careers – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Finance
Assistant
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Resource
Management Officer
Ref: SVN:
09/07/018
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading
inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely
with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is
dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It
does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will be responsible for
performing routine administrative/financial functions such as processing of invoices,
payment of bills and assisting in reconciliation of accounts in connection with
IOM activities in Uganda:
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly review  payment
    requests in order to certify correctness ensuring corresponding supporting
    documents have been provided and the correct project ID/WBS and GL account
    codes have been recorded in all financial documents;
  • Post accounting transactions in SAP accounting system;
  • Maintain the finance filing system up to date ensuring proper
    custody of financial documents -vouchers, bank correspondence etc.;
  • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Review vendor accounts on a regular basis;
  • Filing VAT returns and following up with URA for Tax refunds,
    perform periodic reconciliation of VAT GL.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time..


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration
    IOM Finance Assistant job opportunity should hold CPA 2 (Having completed
    sections 1 to 4) or other relevant accounting qualifications.
  • At least four years of prior work experience in a busy accounts
    office.
  • Prior work experience in an international organization an added
    advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills. Mature individual,
    able to work independently, pays attention to detail and meets deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in
    performing responsibilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Office products
    (Excel, Outlook, Word etc).
  • Prior experience in usage of SAP an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with
three references electronically to hruganda@iom.int. The subject of your
email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 09/07/018
Finance Assistant.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in
PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.
NB: Since
the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction
your application may be missed by the system.
Deadline: 22nd July 2018 by 12:00am
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