3 No Experience Finance Assistant UNHCR Project Job Opportunities – Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)

Organization: Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance Officer
Windle Trust Uganda is Non-profit organization whose primary mission is to equip refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa to meet the challenges of development through providing access to education, training, and employment opportunities by advocacy and direct programme activity. Windle Trust Uganda has been a leading provider of access to university education, post-primary education, and vocational training for conflict-affected Africans since 1996. WTU works in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Job Summary: The Finance Assistant will provide support to the settlement, as related to the preparation and monitoring of budget estimates, financial transactions, e-imprest, journalization, and liquidation of payments and facilitate the timely transfer of funds for Programme activities. The jobholder will provide assistance to staff and non-staff on all issues related to financial matters at field level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly financial reports
  • Maintain and file financial records and regularly post accounts data into QuickBooks
  • Update accounting records as and when transactions take place, and ensure that proper documentation is filed for each transaction
  • Conduct cash counts on regular basis
  • Provide feedback on budget verses actual expenses
  • Make wire requests for the office operations
  • Maintain the books of accounts and database
  • Assist in monthly reconciliations
  • Liaise with Senior Finance Officer and Manager on Financial Planning
  • Other tasks as assigned/delegated by supervisors
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Windle Trust Uganda WTU Finance Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • High level of integrity and stewardship
  • Team work.
  • Embraces team work and aspires and supports the ideals of working in a team work environment as a team champion
  • Passion to work in a hard-to-reach community setting
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast paced work environment
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications including detailed curriculum vitae, , current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at least three references addressed to:
Human Resource Manager,
Windle Trust Uganda,
Plot 726, Mawanda Road, Mulago Hill,
P. O. Box 24230 Kampala.  Uganda
Deadline: 2nd January 2018

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