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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Finance and Administration Assistant Job at Right To Play - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Assistant

Jobs at:
Right To Play

Deadline of this Job:
July 10, 2018

Duty Station:
South Western Uganda 

Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which to focuses on quality education, life skills health gender equality child protection and building peaceful communities With programming in over 20 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week using play and sports, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America Europe‘ the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Visit us at
Uganda Office is seeking to hire qualified applicants for the positions listed below:
Job Posting: Finance and Administration
Assistant (1)
Organization: Right to Play
Department/Division: Finance
Work location: South Western Uganda

The Finance and Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Finance and Administrative Officer(FAO) or Finance Officer 4 He/she is responsible for providing support to the FAOI F0 in financial administration tasks such as data entry, processing transactions, ensuring all transaction supporting documents are complete and properly filed and reconciling bank accounts entries. In addition, the incumbent supports the HR related functions in the respective project.

  • Performs three-way match in comparing invoice with purchase order and goods received note before processing any payment.
  • Ensures that all documents are complete with the appropriate supporting documents, reviewed and approved before processing for payment.
  • Reviews transaction-supporting documents to ensure that all are complete and filled accordingly.
  • Ensures that all payments are made on time.
  • Follows up on bank transactions to ensure all are processed; files hardcopies and generates reports.
  • Posts all financial transactions into the RTP Daily Expenses Log (DEL) and then imports all data to ACCPAC.
  • Produces monthly bank reconciliation statements and consolidates these in hard copy for review by the FAOIFO.
  • Over sees the management of petty cash in the country including bookkeeping.
  • Accounts for all petty cash expenditures and prepares replenishment requests when two-thirds of the money is spent
  • Provides clear expectations to the direct reporting team ensures that they are familiar with the roles and responsibilities within their individual job profiles
  • Provides the necessary guidance and coaches to the team and carries out regular performance appraisal accordingly,
  • Responsible for the office and human resources management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting finance, business administration or related discipline
  • Experience: 3 years’ experience in accounting, grant management! or directly related areas with HR experience.
  • Previous work experience with an I/NGO.

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deadline.
  • Integrity and details focused.
  • Ability to multi task and work within deadlines.
  • Good analytical skill.
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels.

  • Ability to legally work in Uganda, without sponsorship.
Note: The successful candidate will be employed as a local staff member of Uganda. Compensation and benefits will follow the local package. This is not an international position
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary/and benefits package
Employment Start Date: Immediately
Contract Duration: Long term engagement based on
performance and availability of funds

Job application procedure
if you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to. and kindly include “Position and your name in the subject line. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Right To Play is a child centered organization.
Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs
For more information, follow @RightToPlayIntl and visit
The deadline for applications is July 10, 2018