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Finance Assistant


This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 12, 2022.

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# Job Description

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical
message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people
work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together
with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile Arua, Acholi Nwoya, and
Karamoja Amudat. ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes
of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational
education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
ZOA is looking for a: Finance Assistant

Purpose of the position
The Finance Assistant is responsible for effective financial support to ZOA
Uganda, in particular the duty station of West Nile office.

Main activities
Tasks responsibilities, results
• Ensure smooth running of the financial cashtransactions, documentation and
administration of the ZOA country office;
• Support the field offices with the day to day finance tasks;
• Support country office and field offices in keeping well documented
financial administration both soft- and hard-copy;
• Support management in compliance to donor regulation, local government
regulation and ZOA regulations.

• Responsible for the quality of financial cashoperations of the office;
• Ensures timely transactions for authorized payments;
• Ensures that all payments are properly supported and authorized; ensuring
receipts/proof of payment are also retrieved and filed;
• Maintain a proper filing system soft- and hard-copy for all payment
vouchers and finance related documents;
• Ensures the availability of cash and/or bank ledgers ERP & excel;
• Shall timely present reconciliations of respective ledgers upon request;
• Posts all finance transactions into ERP timely and ensure their correctness;
• Responsible to main the monthly finance control sheet; responsible for
generation, checks and balances, and monthly finalization;
• Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor or other senior Management.
Characteristics of Role

Duty station is the ZOA office in Arua with regular visits to project
locations in West Nile
The role is 1.0 FTE 40 hrs/ week. Working hours are outlined in the ZOA
Uganda Conditions of Service. Some flexibility on working hours may be
required, e.g. for travel at weekends, or during reporting times.
External contacts
• Suppliers;
• Customs and other government departments;
• Legal services.

Internal contacts
• Local management.
• N/A
Knowledge & Experience:
• Degree or diploma in Finance, Business Administration or any related field;
• Proven relevant work experience in finance and administration is added
• Good knowledge of financial practices;
• Fluent command of English;
• Preferably some cross cultural experience in a development setting.
Skills & Attitude:
• Result-oriented approach, initiates but also makes sure that initiatives
come to a satisfactory result;
• Pro-active, instead of reactive;
• Puts first things first, knows how to prioritize and achieves this with a
personal touch;
• Dares to push ‘the panic button’ when she/he sees that things are going
• Analytical;
• Flexible conduct;
• Customer-friendly attitude;
• Accurate;
• Good communicator.
Special requirements
• Some travel may be required for in country.

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**Closing Date** : 24th Jan. 2022

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