Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Jobs – Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

 

Job Title:    Finance Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Financial Accountant

 

About US:

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is the world’s largest on the ground conservation organization that has been operating in Uganda for more than 60 years. WCS works to conserve biological diversity and ecosystems through applied research, conservation education, and provision of technical assistance to the government of Ugandan while inspiring people to value nature. WCS started operating in Uganda in 1957 supporting the government of Uganda to manage and conserve wildlife. The Country Program currently has conservation efforts focused on three key critical landscapes: the Greater Virunga Landscape, the Murchison-Semliki Landscape, and the Kidepo Landscape, committed to safeguarding Uganda’s biodiversity and promoting African environmental conservation.

 

Job Summary:  The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in providing efficient and accurate financial data, accounting and record keeping of all WCS financial information in accordance with prescribed regulations and generally accepted accounting principles. This position is primarily focused on delivering day-to-day support to the financial component of program management and administrative responsibilities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Support the day-to-day running of finance office.

·        Process requests for cash advances, reimbursements, and purchase orders.

·        Prepare payment vouchers, register of payment vouchers and other payment

·        requests received, ensuring valid supporting documents and obtaining the necessary

·        authorization and approvals.

·        Maintain filing systems for payment vouchers, receipts, bank statements.

·        Assist in bid evaluation and analysis

·        Conduct WCS asset stock inventory.

·        Ensure vehicle log sheets are duly filled and filed regularly and properly.

·        Assist the Financial Accountant in the execution of any other duties assigned to

·        him/her.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or an advanced diploma in a similar field.

·        At least two years of professional experience preferably from Not for Profit Organization

·        Proficiency in MS-Excel and at least one financial accounting software

·        Experience in driving will be an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send the application documents (a cover letter and Curriculum vitae ONLY by email to wcsuganda@wcs.org and copy to skobusingye@wcs.org with the subject: Finance Assistant Position. The letter should be addressed to:

 

The Finance and Operations Director

Wildlife Conservation Society

Uganda Country Program

Plot 802, Kiwafu Road, Kansanga

P. O. Box 7487, Kampala, Uganda

 

Deadline: 25th January 2021

 

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