Fresher Financial Administrator Job Vacancies – Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation)

Organization:  Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Regional Accounting Manager
About US:
Interchurch
Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international
non-governmental organisation founded in 1964 in the Netherlands and implements
programmes with partners in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa since the
1980s. We work towards a world in which people can live in dignity and
well-being, a world without poverty and injustice.
Job Summary:  The Financial Administrator is responsible for
all office financial transactions entry and analysis at country level. The FA
will be directly responsible for the provision of technical support to the
Finance and Administration Function by ensuring that the ICCO finance policies
and procedures are adhered to. The FA is responsible for the stewardship of
ICCO CESA assets and reputation by ensuring compliance with local laws,
regulations, and member/donor requirements. The FA supports the budget holders
of Programmes in the Country in tracking expenses vs. budget in the most
efficient and timely manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Budget preparation
and monitoring
·       Compile monthly liquidity requests & cash
flow projections/forecast on a monthly basis for review and approval by the
Regional Accounting Manager before sending to global office
Financial
Administration
·       Review the codes on the payment requisitions
to ensure they match project and country budgets and ensure completeness of
financial documents and review the payments prior to posting to the Financial
system
·       Review of staff accountabilities like travel
accountabilities, entry in the system and reconciliation on a monthly basis
·       Process payments through the electronic
banking system and by cheque.
·       Implement and maintain an effective filing
system, specifically for digital records in the Google Drive, to ensure that
all financial records are easily accessible and readily available.
·       Check and carry out the petty cash counts
each month with the Finance Assistant.
·       Review and code bankbooks prior to entry into
All Solutions for country offices without local Finance staff.
Bank management
·       Act as a bank agent
·       Manage all bank accounts and review the
accuracy of bank reconciliation statements on a monthly basis and
·       follow up on any reconciling items.
Audit Facilitation
·       Facilitating both internal & external
audits and the preparation of financial statements for auditors both office and
donor audits.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a degree in
Accounting/ Finance or related field
·       Two years of working experience in a similar
position with International NGO’s.
·       Excellent computer skills and other web-based
accounting systems.
·       Strong financial background with knowledge of
different funding modalities
·       Good interpersonal & communication
skills, including intercultural communication
·       Excellent language skills in English
·       Stress management and ability to multitask
·       Analytical and problem-solving skills
·       A good team player
Competencies
·       Self-motivated, proactive and result driven
·       Being an open and reliable person with high
integrity
·       Ability to work independently (plan,
prioritize, meet deadlines, communicate) independently) but at the same time
being a team player
·       Ability to connect with people of different
backgrounds
·       Ability to transfer skills
·       Gender sensitive
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below. Please
ensure you fill in all the required fields and submit accordingly.
Deadline: Friday 21st February at 17:00 hrs.
NB: Only
online applications submitted before the deadline will be considered. Short
listed candidates will be contacted by 28th February 2020 
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