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Several Fresher Finance and Accounts Assistant UNHCR Project Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

 Job Title:    Finance and Accounts
Assistants (Several Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)

Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by
conflict.

Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance and Accounts Assistant will
contribute to the day to day implementation of the department accounting
systems, policies and procedures. He/ she will support the department through
the collection, processing, recording, reconciliation and reporting of financial
data, verifying the validity, completeness and accuracy of the source of
documentation. The Finance assistant is responsible for ensuring all payments
to service providers and other clients are processed timely; preparing monthly
financial reports, maintaining complete and proper records of revenue,
accountability, expenditure, assets and liabilities and ensures the accuracy
and integrity of financial information.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
that all cash balances received within the week should be banked intact at
least once a week.

·       
Issue
receipts for any cash and deposits received and keep proper records of all
these in the system for reconciliation purposes

·       
Provide
for and take safe custody of receipt books, vouchers, money and other items of
value in line with finance policies and procedures.

·       
Update
and reconcile all cash books on a daily basis and ascertain closing balances
for record purposes.

·       
Monitor
and track all cash advances and inform staff of their obligation of advances.

·       
Check
for accuracy, completeness and coding before transactions are entered into the
accounting system.

·       
Enter
all paid transactions into the accounting system

·       
File all
payment vouchers that have been entered into the accounting system by their
categories.

·       
Prepare
monthly bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts at the Field
office

·       
Prepare
cash count certificates on weekly basis, month end and as when petty cash is
required.

·       
Ensure
compliance to WIU Finance Policies and procedures at the designated Field
location

·       
Monitor
cash levels to ensure liquidity position at all times for smooth operations.

·       
Inventory
Management: Supervise periodic stock counts and prepare accurate monthly
inventory reports for the Field Storage units

·       
Submit
required reports and related documentation to the respective Regional
Accountant periodically/ as requested.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting,
Business Administration, Commerce, BSc Finance and Accounting from a recognized
Institution.

·       
UDBS,
Accounting technician qualification with practical experience

·       
At least two years of relevant experience as an accounting technician

·       
Proficient
use of the QuickBooks Accounting Software is desirable

·       
Experience
working in Refugee operations and rural NGO setting is an added advantage

·       
ACCA/CPA
is an added advantage

·       
The
ideal candidate must have the proficient level of professional skill and/or
knowledge in accounting.

·       
Must
have basic knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base
management

·       
Experience
in and knowledge of relevant Accounting systems

·       
Effective
communication skills.

·       
Abilities
in office administration and organization.

·       
Able to
pay keen attention to detail and manage multiple priorities

·       
Ability
to work under pressure to be able to meet strict deadlines

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 18th January 2021

 

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