Finance Assistant Job, Kampala, Uganda

April 14, 2017 by Stuffzoom

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Finance Assistant Job Uganda

Location: Kampala, Uganda | Job Type: Full-time | Post Date: 10/28/2016
Job Description:

The Finance Assistant will support the development of timely financial reports, ensure compliance with USAID and URC regulations, and verify expenditure vouchers and receipts.

For more details regarding the job descriptions, please view them on our website: do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday 4th November 2016 at 12:00 pm addressed to:

Human Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you very much for your interest.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support the development of financial reports, including:
    • Field financial reports-including copies of all bank statements, bank reconciliations, cash journals, Transfer sheets, Personal Advance Balance Reports, Grand Summary Sheets, supporting payment vouchers, petty cash journal and summarized expenditure reports
    • Expenditure reports
    • Travel expense statements for staff and consultants
  • Verify original vouchers and receipts and obtain the appropriate certifications
  • Manage petty cash accounts, including ensuring the maintenance of an appropriate level of petty cash in safe deposit
  • Prepare per diems and other travel advances for project staff
  • Together with the finance team, ensure that all costs in the project adhere to USAID/URC regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and allocable
Job Requirements:
  • Degree in accounting or comparable certifications/qualifications
  • At least 5 years experience in accounting and general financial management of USAID programs preferred

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • At least two years’ experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks


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