Finance Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

 Job Title:    Finance Assistant

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: 
Yumbe, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Finance Officer

 

About US:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 13
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental
human rights and freedom, and FCA’s operations are guided by equality,
non-discrimination and responsibility.

 

Job Summary:  The role of the Finance Assistant is to support
the Senior Finance Officer and the Project Manager in financial and
administrative management of the FCA/UNHCR partnership project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Under
the leadership of Senior Finance Officer, assist the project team with all
aspects of finance and accounts support

·       
Support
to enforce quality control according to FCA and UNHCR finance accountability
framework

·       
Prepare
financial reporting and ensure they are properly as required

·       
Prepare
monthly expenditure reports on UNHCR expenditures to senior finance officer

·       
Prepare
financial project accounts

·       
Monitor
financial activity and report on time

·       
Ensure
all advances are cleared on time

·       
Prepare
accurate forecasts

·       
Provide
timely financial information

·       
Forecast
budgeting for the month ahead and quarter

·       
Perform
any other tasks as directed by line manager

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Finance Assistant job placement
must hold a Bachelor of Business  Administration, Accounting and Finance or a related field. 

·       
Two to
three years of progressive responsible experience with administrative tasks.

·       
Experience
in working in a computer based environment using multiple office software
packages.

·       
Work
experience in administrative support of development programme/project is an
advantage. Work experience within the NGO sector is an asset.

·       
Accountancy
and Administration skills

·       
Strong
analytical skills

·       
Knowledge
and experience in managing budgets

·       
Flexible
and capable of working and living in difficult circumstances in a multicultural
context

·       
Good
communication and interpersonal skills

·       
Knowledge
of Quick books is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not
more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact
addressed to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, Finn Church AID,
Uganda Country Office. P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot
1495 Muyenga, Uganda. Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms
Word or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to Ugaco.hr@kua.fi

 

Please do not attach
academic documents when you apply online.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

N.B: Finn Church Aid is committed to keeping
children safe at all times & all levels of its program operations, so our
selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from
all forms of abuses. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards,
adherence to Child Safeguarding Policy including background checks.

 

Deadline: Friday 12th February 2021.

 

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