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Finance Assistant

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Under the overall supervision of the Resource Management Officer and direct supervision and guidance of the Finance Assistant the incumbent will be responsible for performing routine administrative/financial functions such as processing of invoices, payment of bills and assisting in reconciliation of accounts in connection with IOM activities in Uganda.

How to apply
Interested candidates should send their resumes with three references electronically. The subject of your email should be the Reference Number and Title i.e. “VN: 09/07/018 Finance Assistant”.

Since the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction your application may be missed by the system. Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.


  1. Review  payment requests in order to certify correctness ensuring corresponding supporting documents have been provided and the correct project ID/WBS and GL account codes have been recorded in all financial documents;
  2. Post accounting transactions in SAP accounting system;
  3. Maintain the finance filing system up to date ensuring proper custody of financial documents -vouchers, bank correspondence etc.;
  4. Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  5. Review vendor accounts on a regular basis;
  6. Filing VAT returns and following up with URA for Tax refunds, perform periodic reconciliation of VAT GL.
  7. Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time..

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Accounting; Account management; File management and data back-up; Tax returns; Accounting IT-systems (use of); Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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International Organization for Migration

Non-profit, social work

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 162 member states, a further 9 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.

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