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Finance Assistant USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 

Job Title:    Finance Assistant

Organisation: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Education Development
Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve
education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on
vulnerable and under-served populations. 
Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and
evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around
the world.

 

About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive
the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Full
responsibility (managing and tracking) over the office petty cash fund;

·       
Scan and
file all accounting documentation on a monthly basis per EDC file retention
policies;

·       
Contact
person for all finance – vendor/payee relations outside and inside of the
office ensuring payments are received, missing documents retrieved, missing
signatures obtained and any other matters arising allowing for complete and
correct supporting documentation;

·       
Follow
up with staff on all outstanding advances that are past due;

·       
Ensure
all finance files are organized, complete and up to date at all times;

·       
USAID
VAT reporting:

·       
Obtain
original VAT invoices with schedule from the Finance Officer;

·       
Prepare
VAT invoices and report for submission to USAID;

·       
Ensure
that original VAT invoices are returned to EDC;

·       
Other
duties consistent with the role of a Finance Assistant as assigned by the
Supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Education Development Center (EDC) Finance Assistant
job must hold a Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, Business Computing, Business
Administration or any related field. 

·       
A
minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position;

·       
Previous
experience working on USAID-funded projects is required;

·       
Strong
interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;

·       
Knowledge
of basic accounting principles and ethics;

·       
Excellent
Word and Excel skills;

·       
Effective
oral and written communication skills in English;

·       
Language:
Fluency in English is required.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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