Finance Assistants

ChildFund International

ChildFund, formerly known as Christian Children's Fund, is a child development organization based in Richmond, Virginia, United States. It provides assistance to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children in 30 countries, including the United States.

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Vacancy title:4 Finance Assistants

Deadline of this Job:20 October 2021  

JOB DETAILS:
About Us
For over seventy years, ChildFund International has provided support to deprived, excluded, and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunities to become young adults, parents, and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting, and advancing the worth and rights of children. Our core commitment is child-centered change that will ensure healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth who are skilled and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision-making processes within their communities. Exciting Career Opportunities ChildFund Uganda is working in over 30 districts to develop the capacities of local community-based organizations to be able to mobilize resources and implement programs that improve the wellbeing of deprived, excluded, and vulnerable children.
Contingent upon funding, ChildFund, in partnership with Nutrition International, will be supporting the MoH in implementation of VAS in 130 districts. Consequently, ChildFund Uganda seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven, and result-oriented candidates for the following positions.

FINANCE ASSISTANT (4)
JOB SUMMARY
A Finance Assistant will support field operations by providing technical assistance and guidance on financial management.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Ensure expenditures are coded correctly and supporting documents comply with donor's regulation/audit requirements.
  • Pro-actively rise issues and concerns with the Finance Manager to ensure ChildFund remains in compliance with donor contracts and regulations.
  • Prepare financial reports in donor format which are timely and accurate.
  •  Making the necessary field visits to project sites.
  • Payment processing, matching requisition to LPO and invoices, ensuring they are duly approved subject to approval limits, and ensuring all appropriate documentation for any payments are adequately filled.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, commerce, finance, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in accounting, Proficiency in Microsoft office & accounting packages Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Good oral/written communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to travel to program locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure. Experience working with a nonprofit agency, preferably a community organization or an international organization.

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you meet the above requirements and are interested, please submit your Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers, and names of 3 work-related Referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to:
THE COUNTRY DIRECTOR
CHILD FUND INTERNATIONAL
PO BOX 3342
KAMPALA Email: ugandahr@childfund.org 
OR
Hand delivers to ChildFund Country Office located on
Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road
P.O.Box 3341,
Kampala
NOTE: While we appreciate every response to this advert, only short listed candidates will be contacted and all employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks including criminal background check.
ChildFund is an equal opportunity employer. Application Deadline: 20th October 2021

 

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