Fresher Finance and Administration Associate NGO Jobs – Solidaridad

Organization: Solidaridad
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
and Administration Officer
About US:
Solidaridad is a
global civil society organisation (CSO) that provides market driven solutions
for sustainable production practices across different supply chains. We
envision a world in which all we produce, and all we consume, can sustain us
while respecting the planet, each other and the next generations. Our mission
is to bring together supply chain players and engage them with innovative
solutions to improve production, ensuring the transition to a sustainable and
inclusive economy that maximises the benefit for all stakeholders.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Associate
assists the Finance and Administration Officer in managing, processing and
troubleshooting various accounts and transactions. From time to time the
Finance Associate may be required to provide administrative support. The
Finance and Administration Associate Finance Associate reports directly to the
Finance and Administration Officer and works closely with the Regional Senior
Finance Manager at regional level. At the country office level, the Finance and
Administration Associate works closely with the Country Projects Manager,
Regional Senior Finance Manager, Regional Finance Manager and Regional HR
Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Process
and prepare financial and project reports for the purpose of checking account
balances, facilitating purchases, etc.
·       
Review
and adhere to department and project budgets.
·       
Perform
routine accounting to produce analyses and reports as requested by the Finance
and Administration Officer.
·       
Support
the Finance and Administration Officer in overseeing and managing country
accounting.
·       
Creating,
sending, and following- up on invoices.
·       
Help in
collecting and entering data for various financial spreadsheets.
·       
Review
and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data
entries are correct.
·       
Reconcile
any discrepancies and errors identified.
·       
Report
any troubling discoveries or suspicion of wrongdoing to proper authorities.
·       
Collect
information for and prepare payroll payments for employees.
·       
Assist
the finance manager in creating financial reports on a regular basis.
·       
Adhere
to the organization’s financial policies and procedures.
·       
Answers
questions and provide assistance to stakeholders as needed.
·       
Attend
finance department and organization-wide meetings if need be and assist with
financial reporting to project managers and senior executives.
·       
Suggest
changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
should hold a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related
field
·       
CPA(U)/
ACCA.
·       
At least
one (1) year experience.
·       
Understanding
of accounting software, systems and standards.
·       
Understand
the funding environment and funder requirements.
·       
Accounting
skills.
·       
Financial
reporting and commercial acumen.
·       
Computer
skills: proficient at using excel and accounting software.
·       
Problem
solving orientation and analytical thinking.
·       
Proactive
in asking questions and asking for help when needed.
·       
Integrity
and honesty
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their cover letter, CVs and salary
expectation to: hr.eca@solidaridadnetwork.org
with the subject: *“Finance and Administration Associate – Uganda”
Deadline: 25th March 2020 at 5:00 pm (EAT).
The CVs will be
evaluated as they are received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Note: This position is open to Ugandan nationals and/or candidates that can
prove they have the right to work in Uganda at the time of their application.
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