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Finance Assistant Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Purpose:
The Finance Assistant Officer is responsible for ensuring quality and timely reporting of project funds as well as accountability for the funds disbursed to staff, ensuring compliance to the appropriate principles and procedures. He/She will also contribute to the budget control processes.


Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. Please download application template from here (https://www.redcrossug.org/join-us/jobs/311-finance-assistant-officer-1-position)


Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.


Responsibilities

  1. Follow up on budget utilization and prepare monthly budget monitoring and utilization reports for review. To report on analyses, variances, causes and propose actions to be taken to address them;
  2. Verify authenticity of accountability documents and process financial transactions in line with URCS policies, International Accounting Standards, statutory requirements and donor requirements;
  3. Monitor working advance balances and follow-up to ensure all working advances are accounted for in accordance with URCS guidelines;
  4. Reconcile staff debtor and creditor balances and other balance sheet codes and ensure that these balances are kept at the lowest possible level;
  5. Ensure reconciliations of receivable and accounts payables every end of month;
  6. Provide on job training to new staff as directed by the supervisors;
  7. Ensure proper filing of all accountability documents.


General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Accounting; File management and data back-up; Financial reporting; Training program planning; International financial reporting standards (IFRS)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Uganda Redcross Society

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965. The National Society has over 350,000 registered members with one and half million beneficiaries of its interventions. URCS works through 51 Branch Offices covering the whole of Uganda. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement comprising the International Federation and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), URCS works with a number of partners in the execution of its Mission. These include the Government of Uganda, Corporate bodies, United Nations Agencies, NGOs and participating Sister Red Cross National Societies. Over the years, URCS has witnessed an increase in the number of partners and partnerships not only nationally but internationally including private and civil society organizations. The number of communities served by URCS has also tremendously increased, as well as the scope of activities.


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