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Finance and Administration Assistant

Farm Radio International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 28, 2021.

Farm Radio International Jobs in Uganda Finance and Administration Assistant Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Farm Radio International at Uganda

# Job Description

Under the direct oversight of the Finance & Administration Officer, the
Finance & Administration Assistant is expected to provide professional
expertise in the conduct of financial & administration affairs related to the
projects in Uganda.

Roles and Responsibilities include the following.
• Financial

• Properly file all documents in accordance with FRI set policies and
procedures and/or donor requirements. This includes maintaining financial
files both physical and soft copies
• Implement financial policies and procedures of FRI and donors
• Carry out weekly cash counts and reconciliations
• Ensure that full accountabilities documentation are obtained for all
expenditures in order to verify and validate all financial claims
• Prepare weekly cashbooks with complete documentation for review by the
Finance Officer
• Accurately prepare necessary documents, compile source documents and daily
postings of all cash transactions in the cash book

• Support the Finance and Administration Officer to adequately prepare for
both internal and external audits
• Scan vouchers and supporting documents for filing on the FRI Google drive on
a monthly basis
• Ensure safe guarding of the available funds
• Prepare payment vouchers and review order requests in accordance with
approved authority matrix and running budgets
• Assist Finance Officer in petty cash management and cashbook management
including processing of payments.
• Assist Finance Officer in monitoring and forecasting cash requirements to
meet administrative and program expenditures
• Assist Finance Officer in implementation of contracts of procurement of
goods and services as required by Project activities, plan and budget
• Administration
• Provide support in the restocking and proper storage of office supplies and
inventory
• Assist Finance Officer to ensure that contracts are respected and paid for
in accordance to agreed terms and conditions of payment
• Assist in maintenance of personnel files including administration of
timesheet, leave records and payment schedules of salaries and benefits.
• Assist Finance Officer in compliance with local laws including legal
registrations, tax administration, statutory remittances and reporting and
liaison with local authorities
• Assist Finance Officer in ensuring office administration activities are
performed with efficiency and are in compliance with policies and best
practices.
• Assist Finance Officer and collaborate as necessary with in-house technology
specialist for improving information and record management for personnel and
office administrative management
• Respond orally and in writing to inquiries concerning the project
• Other duties as required

Qualifications/Experience/skills
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance, or equivalent
• Proven track record in sound decision making, confidentiality, integrity and
working independently
• A minimum of one 1 year of experience in working in accounts/finance
office is desirable.
• Proficiency in computer skills, spreadsheet, accounting packages QuickBooks
is desirable; emails and online communications and MS Word, Excel
• Strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills is necessary
along with capacity to identify and articulate potential problems and provide
possible solutions in concise and clear manner
• Experience with Payment by Result mechanism is a strong asset
• Experience in working with non-governmental organization INGOs and donors
is an asset.
• Experience working with ethnically diverse communities and with projects
implementing gender-mainstreaming strategies
• Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication skills in English

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Email:: [email protected]

To submit your application, please send your CV and cover letter to
**[email protected]** and reference the position Finance and
Administration Assistant in the subject line.

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