Earn over 2m as Finance Officer at Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Job Title:        Finance Officer
Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Arua,
Reports to: Finance/Admin
Starting Salary: UGX 2,208,949 monthly gross
About Us:
International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid
and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion,
conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help
meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect
for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by
the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we
aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity.
Job Summary:  The Finance Officer will ensure the smooth
implementation of Finance Resources Management for the Humanity & Inclusion
Arua field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the cash box and working advances for HI field team.
  • Manage the Cash / Bank Book on daily basis.
  • Carry on Cash Withdrawal from Bank to Safe upon request from the
    Admin Manager.
  • Prepare weekly treasury planning in coordination with the logistics
  • Prepare the payment of Expatriates Salary advances and transmit the
    follow up to coordination.
  • Make sure the Cash Count is done on daily basis in link with the
    Admin Manager (Support Manager).
  • Limit cash-flow shortage by anticipating cash and money change needs
Guarantee at the
base level accounting
  • Check that PSRs and CAs are properly filled and accomplish (GAP
    code, designation, budget lines, signatures and validation…)
  • Ensure the validity of the invoices (quality of invoices,
  • Computerize, on daily basis, cash and bank expenditures in Navision
  • Check, on weekly basis, GAP codes and budget line imputations with
    his/her line manager
  • Carry out cash / bank reconciliation.
  • Support in the monthly VAT declaration
  • Make sure the scanning of all the accounting folder had been done
    before sending original copies to capital.
  • Prepare the monthly sending to the coordination for checking
    (original invoices)
Participate in
other Finance issues
  • Assist the Admin Manager in internal communication of Finance/Admin
  • Assist the Admin Manager in the implementation of the HI protocols

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity &
    Inclusion) Finance Officer job must hold a University degree in Finance,
    Accounting or Economics;
  • A minimum of two years in a similar position;
  • Professional qualification as a CMA/CPA is an added advantage
  • Previous experience with an NGO;
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and
  • Experience using financial software;
  • Knowledge of tax regulations in the country;
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
Computer Skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills;
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel) and internet;
Personal Qualities
  • Time management skills;
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data;
  • Ability to work under high pressure;
  • Good coordination skills;
Starting Date:
May 2019
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to
send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references)
with cover letters to HR Department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the
subject:  Application for Finance Officer ARUA.
Deadline: 12th April 2019 by 5:00pm
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