Entry Level Finance Assistant / Cashier US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:        Finance Assistant / Cashier
Organization: International
Rescue Committee
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager and Field Coordinator
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant / Cashier will be a key
member of the Imvepi/Rhino team and will contribute towards the achievement of
the field’s finance objectives. Under the direction of the Finance Manager and
Field Coordinator, the Finance Assistant maintains the cash books and is
responsible for the accounts payable functions of the department
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Prepare
cash transaction vouchers.
·       
Review
transaction voucher forms for approval.
·       
Preparation
of the prepaid monthly JVs for posting.
·       
Maintain
petty cash account register and ensure petty cash reconciliation and replenish
the petty cash when it reaches the minimum limit.
·       
Submit
weekly and monthly petty cash summaries to the Operations Officer and Finance
Manager.
·       
Monitor
invoices and cash payment request vouchers.
·       
Process
all cash and bank payment as per the approval received.
·       
Pay cash
to the payee in Imvepi Office.
·       
Prepare cheque
for approval and payment to the payee.
·       
Follow
up cash in transit and transfers.
·       
Act as a
cashier.
·       
Make
field payments.
·       
Ensure
IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions.
·       
Liaise
with the Finance Manager and Finance Officer in Kampala on cash transfers and
obtain monthly cash projections
·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Assistant job
placement must hold a Diploma or equivalent experience in Accounting, Business
Administration, Commerce or Finance.
·       
Minimum
of one year working in the finance function.
·       
Experience
working with NGOs (preferred but not a prerequisite);
·       
Ability
to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
·       
Knack
for detail. Able to communicate effectively.
·       
Strong
organizational skills and attention to detail;
·       
Strong
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel,)
·       
Must be
able to function comfortably in a loosely structured but complex work
environment, working and prioritizing multiple tasks.  
·       
Able to communicate
effectively (written and verbal) in English with programme staff.
·       
Good
supervisory skills, time management and interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.
The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.
Deadline: 23rd July 2020
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