Several Fresher Accounts and Finance Assistant Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Organization: Windle International Uganda (WIU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Windle International Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust
Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is to promote peace and development
in communities through provision and coordination of Education and training for
Refugees and people affected by conflict.Windle International Uganda is the
lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in Uganda with close
collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime
Job Summary:  The Accounts and Finance Assistant will
contribute to the day to day implementation of the department accounting
systems, policies and procedures. He/ she will support the department through
the collection, processing, recording, reconciliation and reporting of
financial data, verifying the validity, completeness and accuracy of the source
of documentation. The Finance assistant is responsible for ensuring all
payments to service providers and other clients are processed timely; preparing
monthly financial reports, maintaining complete and proper records of revenue,
accountability, expenditure, assets and liabilities and ensures the accuracy
and integrity of financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure that all cash balances received within
the week should be banked intact at least once a week.
Issue receipts for any cash and deposits
received and keep proper records of all these in the system for reconciliation
Provide for and take safe custody of receipt
books, vouchers, money and other items of value in line with finance policies
and procedures.
Update and reconcile all cash books on a daily
basis and ascertain closing balances for record purposes.
Monitor and track all cash advances and inform
staff of their obligation of advances.
Check for accuracy, completeness and coding
before transactions are entered into the accounting system.
Enter all paid transactions into the accounting
File all payment vouchers that have been entered
into the accounting system by their categories.
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements
for all bank accounts at the Field office
Prepare cash count certificates on weekly basis,
month end and as when petty cash is required.
Ensure compliance to WIU Finance Policies and
procedures at the designated Field location
Monitor cash levels to ensure liquidity position
at all times for smooth operations.
Inventory Management: Supervise periodic stock
counts and prepare accurate monthly inventory reports for the Field Storage
Submit required reports and related
documentation to the respective Regional Accountant periodically/ as requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Finance and Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, BSc Finance and
Accounting from a recognized Institution.
UDBS, Accounting technician qualification with
practical experience
Two years’ relevant experience as an accounting
Proficient use of the QuickBooks Accounting
Software is desirable
Experience working in Refugee operations and
rural NGO setting is an added advantage
ACCA/CPA is an added advantage
The ideal candidate must have the proficient
level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting.
Must have basic knowledge in computer
applications like MS Office and data base management
Experience in and knowledge of relevant
Accounting systems
Effective communication skills.
Abilities in office administration and
Able to pay keen attention to detail and manage
multiple priorities
Ability to work under pressure to be able to
meet strict deadlines
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should apply online at the link
Deadline: 13th January, 2020
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