Finance Assistant Volunteer

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Ref: 2016-06 Finance Assistant Volunteer

Supervised by: Finance and Administration Team Leader

Location: Primarily in Gulu, Uganda

Duration: 6 months, July through to December, 2016; start date 1 July 2016.

Classification: Voluntary position

Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, so please endeavour submit your application as soon as possible.

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Finance and Administration Team Leader in managing the finances of the Justice and Reconciliation Project.

The position entails

  • Budget management:

Supporting the Finance and Administration Team Leader in effectively managing the budget of Justice and Reconciliation Project to ensure accuracy and that the Head of Office is informed of the financial position of each project.

  • Financial Support and control:

Be responsible for financial matters in the Office, reviewing purchase requisitions, invoices and processing payments and data entry.

Support the Finance and Administration Team Leader to produce high quality monthly management reports for the Head of Office and the Program team, advising on any variances

  • Program Team Support:

Support to the Finance and Administration Team Leader to manage the partner/donor reporting timetables and ensure timely and quality accountabilities are produced by Field staff.

Advise Program staff in submitting their reports and accountabilities in a timely manner.

  • Grants Management:

Support to the Finance and Administration Team Leader to manage the partner/Groups small grants and ensure proper management of revolving fund by Groups.

Advise partners/Groups in proper record keeping, reports and accountabilities.

Report internally and externally where appropriate.

Qualification and Experience:

  1. Degree in Accounting, finance or related degree.
  2. Part qualified professional Accountant, at least 2 years working experience in related field.
  3. Knowledge of Quick book accounting package, financial planning, internal controls, and payroll processing and taxation will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Email the application form below to with the subject line ‘Finance Asisstant [Your Name]’.

Application: 2016-06 Finance Assistant_02