Finance Assistant NGO Jobs – Right To Play

Job Title:   Finance Assistant
Organization:  Right
To Play
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US
Right To Play is a
global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth
affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play
has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which
focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child
protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15
countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children
each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work
with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and
governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. Right To Play is
headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe,
the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Visit us at
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant reports directly to the
Finance Officer (FO) in the country office location. The incumbent is
responsible for data entry, processing transactions in Accounts Payable,
General Ledger and Accounts Receivable, reconciling Bank Accounts entries and
official receipts booklet, compiling vendors’ tax files or payment and ensuring
that all transactions and supporting documents are complete and properly filed.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Responsibility
#1: Accounting (75% of Time):
three-way match in comparing invoice with purchase order and goods received
note before processing any payment.
all documents are complete, with the appropriate supporting documents, reviewed
and approved before processing for payment.
transaction-supporting documents to ensure that all are complete and properly
filed accordingly.
that all payments are made on time.
up on the bank transactions to ensure all processed; files hard copies and
generates reports.
Posts all
financial transactions into the RTP Daily Expenses Log (DEL).
monthly bank reconciliation statements and consolidates these in hard copy for
review by the FO.
for all petty cash expenditures.
Job Responsibility
#2: Administration and time sheets management (15% of Time):
support to the project team in the project location.
and submits timesheets to the FO
the database for timesheets collected.
Job Responsibility
#3: Performs Other Duties (5% of Time):
other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
for the Right To Play Finance Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline.
At least
three years of experience in accounting or directly related areas.
in use of Microsoft applications, including Excel and Word
skill at using financial software applications
in maintaining documentation
written and oral communication skills
knowledge of accounting practice, policies and procedures
Fluency in oral and written
English required
Desired Qualifications:
work experience with an l/NGO
of DEL
Competencies / Personal Attributes:
to work independently with little supervision
to work well under pressure and deadline
and details focused
to multitask and work within deadlines
analytical skills
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a flexible work
policy (e.g. work from home).
How to Apply:
If you are
interested in applying for these positions, please send your resume and cover
letter to: and kindly include “Position + Location +
Name” in the subject line (e.g. Finance Assistant, Kampala, Brian Jones).
Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
While we thank all
applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees
regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation
or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for
flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a
healthy work-life balance. We are a child-centered organization. Our
recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and
protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required
to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.
Deadline: 30th April 2020
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