Finance Volunteer, Kyegegwa, Uganda(Not open to expatriates)

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Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world’s leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people affected by war and natural disasters. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.

The IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and development, Health, Economic recovery and Development and women protection and empowerment as well as contributing to the response to the Southern Sudanese Refugee situation. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kiryandongo, Lamwo, Moroto, Kyaka and West Nile.

Job purpose

Under the direction of the Senior Finance Officer- Payables, the Finance Volunteer is responsible for assisting the finance team in the day-to-day accounting operations in accordance with IRC’s policies and procedures, and in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Major Responsibilities:

 Maintain efficient filling system for the field office and ensure all vouchers are filed monthly.
 Updating and arranging the finance vouchers on box in line with the Integra references.

 Monitor invoices and cash payment request vouchers in box and update the respective folders.
 Support with YO and Bank and cash payments where need be, running name verification reports and share payment confirmation.
 Ensure all vouchers have required attachments.
 Ensure all paid vouchers have POPs-payment proofs. eBVy9mI u3BfN
 Support the finance Assistant to extract WHT schedules and vouchers.

 Managing the Online Invoice tracker and updating the payments tracker for transactions submitted in Finance.

 Ensure IRC policies and procedures are respected in all the cash transactions.
 Prepare payment cover sheets and submit them to Senior Finance Officer for review.
 Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree in accounting & finance, Bachelor of Commerce, BBA, or related field.
 Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
 Knack for detail.
 Strong computer skills especially in MS excel.

Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity

We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request reasonable accommodation.

Professional Standards

IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

NB: This advert will close on 25th January 2024.

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