Job Title: Finance Officer
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and
helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request
of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance
to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40
countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions
who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to
The IRC has been
working in Uganda since 1998. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes
health, protection & rule of law, gender-based violence and women’s
protection and empowerment, economic recovery and development.
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Senior Finance
Officer – Payables, the Finance Officer is responsible for ensuring that the
vendors are timely paid using the Electronic fund transfer platforms and
supporting in the day today finance activities to ensure they are performed in
accordance with IRC’s policies and procedures, and in accordance with the
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
at all times in accordance with the country law and standards of accounting
to the overall objective of the Finance department of providing quality support
service to all sectors.
all the payment requests and ensure compliance and completeness of supporting
documents before payments are made; ensuring timely payments.
in implementation of finance policies, procedures and systems.
payment vouchers, ensuring completeness of the documentation and consistency
with IRC policies and procedures.
out Electronic Fund payments (Mobile money and online banking)
completion of end-of-month tasks in a timely manner, with minimal or no errors.
mobile money requests from the field offices by carrying out Name verifications
alongside the created CSV files.
as gatekeeper in ensuring that all transactions are in accordance with IRC
financial policies and grant agreements.
the shared program costs (SPC) allocation at the field office.
the process of preparation of the cash and bank accounting worksheet.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Officer
job must hold a University bachelor’s degree in accounting, Commerce or
of three years of accounting experience preferably in an international NGO and
at least a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience working with EXCEL.
of working with Yo mobile money platform and experience with online banking
interpersonal, organizational skills; ability to work with computers, effective
communication, problem solving and decision making and ability to work under
How to Apply:
should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th March 2021