Fresher Assistant Finance Officer US NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job
Title:        
 Assistant
Finance Officer
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Officer
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.
Job Summary:  The Assistant Finance Officer will efficiently
provide comprehensive information, clerical, and accounting services to assist
the Finance Department in executing processes and delivering service needs that
support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. As part of an
experienced finance team you will deliver quality support in your role,
applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes,
procedures and service standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Complete standard financial documents
    (Journal vouchers, wire transfer requests, checks, etc.) following a
    sample template with prescribed guidelines and circulate as needed.
  • Provide administrative and clerical
    support to financial transactions processing. Prepare, type, photocopy,
    and scan related documentation. File accounting and financial reporting
    documentation as instructed.
  • Compile supporting documentation
    (liquidation/receipt package) to support processing of financial
    transactions. Communicate with staff, partners, suppliers to follow up on
    required documents.
  • Perform data entry for financial
    transactions recording, following validation by the next-level Finance
    staff.
  • Keep custody of various documents (e.g.
    blank/undelivered checks, fuel coupons, etc.).



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Assistant
    Finance Officer job should hold a High School Diploma
  • Professional Diploma/Certificate or courses in Accounting, Finance,
    Economics, or Business Administration a plus.
  • At least two years of work experience in a similar role with some
    familiarity of standard accounting practices. 
  • Previous experience with an
    international organization a plus.
  • Experience using MS Office packages, in
    particular Excel and Word. Hands-on experience with data entry into online
    databases and forms.
  • Excellent organizational skills with
    great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with
    recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions
    oriented and results-oriented. Able to meet deadlines.
  • Strong customer service ethic and
    abilities. Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Good oral and written skills in English
Agency-Wide
Competencies (for all CRS staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used
by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the
desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste – ASSISTANTFINANCEOFFICER only
Deadline: 19th September 2019
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