Several Fresh Graduate Finance Intern NGO Jobs – War Child Holland (WCH)

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Organisation: War
Child Holland (WCH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
About US:
War Child Holland
(WCH) is an International non-profit organization that has been working in
Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affected areas.
As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has closed its programs related
to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response program in early 2016 in the
West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to children, young people and
families in the refugee and host communities. In addition to psychosocial
support, the country office is in the process of establishing education
projects with partners.
Job Summary:    The Finance Intern will support in the
quality operations of War Child Holland programme activities. The position will
support in all financial transactions and administration for the Kampala
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Financial Accounting, Management and Reporting
  • Perform petty cash projects forecast and money request preparation
    in close coordination with line manager.
  • Submit monthly cash flow needs timely
  • Make proper, accurate and timely cash/bank reconciliations;
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entries in cashbook, bankbook and
    UNIT4 on a daily basis and ensure that all financial data is properly
    entered and closely monitor.
  • Make correct account codes and fund codes entries for each
    transaction as per WCH’s Global Finance Manual and Uganda Finance SOP;
  • Ensure petty cash thresholds are well determined and followed before
    making any payments to staff or vendors.
  • Ensure all documents have been sufficiently approved and signed by
    authorised persons before making payments;
  • Ensure disbursement (cheque or cash) request form is adequately
    supported by documentation and has been properly approved, check the
    mathematical accuracy of the invoice;
  • Communicate accounts on a weekly bases to the line manager with the
    monthly accounting schedule as per Finance Procedures;
  • Manage the presentation, circulation, filing of vouchers and
    archiving of accounting and financial documents in compliance with Finance
  • Review all sub-ledger balances on a weekly basis and collect
    outstanding receivables;
  • Ensure that reminders for all outstanding receivable are sent to
    staff responsible and make follow up on the collection;
  • Ensure that all cash receipts are recorded and booked promptly and
  • Ensure that all deductions where applicable are done on a monthly
  • Ensure that the sub-office has cash at all times and maintaining
    minimum balances and respecting maximum limits in the accounts;
  • Ensure that all sub-office finance related issues that may arise out
    of the monthly financial review are followed up and addressed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The War Child Holland (WCH) Finance Intern job should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Administration or any
    related field from a recognised university.
  • At least 6 months of finance training from a recognised institution
    is an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify critical financial issues with capacity to pay
    attention to details.
  • Proven ability to interpret financial procedures and standards, put
    them in practice and influence other in their implementation.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately
    to questions.
  • Good, proven experience in excel.
  • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a
    high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight
  • Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
  • Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism.
  • MUST have recently completed a University degree and not more than
    30 years of ago.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply by uploading an
English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire
(please note that a cover letter is not requested) through the following
Deadline: 2nd June 2019
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