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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Assistant Finance Officer Job at Catholic Relief Services (CRS - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Assistant Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Deadline of this Job:
22nd May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Finance Manager
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in an international non-profit organization that carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners’ people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Assistant Finance Officer will primarily ensure adequate stewardship of agency resources and sound financial reporting in line with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, CRS policies and procedures, local laws and donor requirements. The primary responsibility of this position is the preparation of cash disbursements and cash management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Accurate and timely preparation of cash disbursement vouchers (CDs)- hard copy and Straight 2 Bank.
• Ensure S2B remittance advises and approvals are attached on CD vouchers.
• Keenly monitor the cash balances in Straight to Bank for USD and UGX bank accounts in comparison with new payments. Advise the FO and FM when the cash balance is below 80,000,000 UGX and 200,000 USD respectively.
• Maintain a register of payments.
• Actively participate in cost allocation and month end process.
• Prepare and maintain the list of available cheque leaves and share the report with FM and Finance Officer daily.
• File and cancel Cash Disbursement Journals
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Assistant Finance Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration with a bias in Accounting (BBA-Accounting)
• Computer literacy skills with competence in Sun System, MS Word, MS Excel
• Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and good team builder
• Agency-Wide Competences (for all CRS Staff): Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, updated CV and three work references (names and contact information only) to ug_recruitment@crs.org