Fresher Finance Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

 

Job Title:    Finance Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organization:  Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager – Project Support

 

About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

 

Job Summary: The
Finance Assistant will offer day-to-day financial support to the implementation
Financial policies and guidance according to DRC financial management
procedures. The position will work in close cooperation with the Finance
Officers in Adjumani

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Financial
Management

·       
Responsible
for the management of Obongi cash books for all project budgets and timely
submission of weekly cashbook as per cashbook calendar.

·       
Responsible
for cash payments.

·       
Ensure
Project Manager-Project Support carries out physical cash count reconciled at
the end of the week (Friday)/Month.

·       
Support
in preparing monthly bank reconciliation and maintaining an updated bank
reconciliation file.

·       
Support
in filling returns (WHT LST and VAT) on monthly basis

·       
Reviews
Obongi vouchers before scanning and Supervise scanning of cover sheets and
supporting documents and sees that proper filing is done in accordance with
donor /DRC requirements.

·       
Update
missing receipt database and share with Supply chain/ admin department for
follow up. Ensure to inform Finance officers on log outstanding receipts.

·       
Assist
in internal and external audits

Controlling
functions

·       
Ensure
to review open X (balance sheet items) for correctness before posting into the
cashbook and maintain Cash advice register.

·       
Support
in proper filling of all rebooked transactions

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Finance Assistant job
placement must hold a Degree in Finance or Accounting

·       
Part
certification in CPA or ACCA

·       
Two
years of INGO or other international agencies experience in finance and
operations management in international humanitarian set up.

·       
Proficient
in standard computer applications and various accounting and financial
management software. Good knowledge Navision financial software will be an
added advantage.

·       
Good
accounting and analytical skills

·       
Professional,
courteous and able to work with abroad spectrum of people.

·       
Proven
ability to manage large and varied workloads, and deal constructively with
stress and periods with long hours

·       
Proven
ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision

·       
Pro-active,
stable and robust character and a good team-player

·       
Excellent
communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor

·       
Flexible,
enthusiastic and willingness to learn from others.

·       
Languages:
Excellent Communication skills
in English required.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 4th March 2021

 

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