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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Finance Responsible Job at International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Responsible

Jobs at:
International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 19th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC ) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organization, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRG Delegation has an immediate opening for the following position:
Title: Finance Responsible
Duty Station: Kampala
Working hour: 48 hours a week
Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager
Job Purpose
The Finance Responsible is accountable for the delegations bookkeeping and financial data processing, reconciliations, end month closing and reports: He/she will be responsible for the cash flow management of the delegation, provide technical support for the elaboration and monitoring of the budget. H/she will supervise and train the accounting team, conduct financial meetings and other ļ¬nancial reporting
Bookkeeping cash and bank Kampala
  • Explains the ICRC financial structure and procedures to collaborators, internal and external
  •  Receive the bills, audits and crosschecks accuracy and consistency of all accounting documents submitted, i.e. amounts, RO, PO/contracts, accounting details, as per the Organisation's rules and procedures, prior to submission to the Administration for approval.
  • Prepares all payments by bank transfer and confirmation letters timely and delivers them to the concerned respective parties
  • Monitors the cash flow of the delegation and prepares cash transfer request as per monthly projections to the headquarters.
  • Enters all cash payments in the accounting application and establishes the vouchers and supervises all entries related to cash payments.
  • Establishes accurate reconciliation of bank journals with bank statements.
  •  Ensures that accounting data entered is as per ICRC chart of accounts and uses the standardized entries for imputations.
  • in charge of the delegations VAT file and follows up the refunds from URA.
  •  Ensures that statutory deductions, such as NSSF and P.A.Y.E are executed in a timely manner.
Financial reporting and meetings
  • Prepares monthly financial planning independently and submits it to all the concerned.
  • Prepares the list of newly approved Allocation of Expenditure and timely submits it to all the concerned.
  • Prepares any other financial lists or statistics as required by Administration on an ad hoc basis.
End of month closure
  • Performs extensive quality checks of the monthly accounting and corrects omissions/mistakes.
  • Prepares monthly projections and handles the monthly closure independently, under the general supervision of the Administrator.
  •  Liaises with all concerned departments in obtaining statistical data needed for the end of month closure.
  •  Performs end of month accounting closure independently.
National Society accounting
  • As head of finance, is responsible for reconciliation of URCS accountabilities with ICRC accounts.
  • Supervises, coaches and monitors the Accountant in the management of this file.
General and Supervision
  •  Prepares power of attorney list tor the bank-new signatures and cancels previous ones
  • Supervises and coaches the Cashier/Accountant and Admin Clerk and performs their appraisals
  •  Trains, advises and coaches Administration staff in the sub-delegations in regard to financial procedures and carries out occasional field trips if needed.
  •  Participates in organization of Admin training courses.
  • University degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  •  5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Rigorous and trustful person
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Team leadership skills
  • Very good computer skills and ability to run specific programmes
  • Excellent command of the English language
  •  Very good organizational and management Skills
  •  Over 30 years of age
  • High sense of responsibility and ability to take initiative and work independently
  •  Flexible and high level of tolerance
  • Very good interpersonal skills.
Job application procedure
interested candidates will have to send their handwritten application with a detailed CV indicating email and phone contacts, copies (not originals) of academic and work certificates, indicating a minimum of three professional referees.
Applications marked "Finance Responsible“ and addressed to the Administrator in a sealed
envelope should be delivered by Friday 19th January 2018 at the following address: ICRC
Kampala office on Plot 8, John Babiiha Avenue,
Kololo, Kampala or by mi; mail addressed to:
International Committee at the Red Cross
P.0 Box 4442, Kampala Uganda
  • Register your application with the Receptionist (or Security guard, during out of office hours) and receive a reference number for tracking your application.
  • For candidates submitting their applications by Post, indicate your phone contact on the top "right corner of the envelop so we can notify you of the reference number you have been assigned.
  • Only applications that fulfil the criteria stated above will be considered. Applicants who are not contacted by 05th February 2018 should consider their application unsuccessful.
  • No payments are required or accepted for this process and any canvassing will lead to disqualification.