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Are you looking for Finance Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Finance Associate job at Living Goods

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 30, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Living Goods is a non-profit organization headquartered in Nairobi, with core operations in Uganda, Kenya, and Burkina Faso.

Job Title

Finance Associate job at Living Goods

Job Description

Responsible for processing all submitted financial requests; making judgements in accordance to set policies & procedures: ensuring accurate capture of information as per set dimensions. In charge of financial document filing & storage and managing company Petty Cash. Handling both HQ & Branch Petty Cash replenishment reports and reconciliations; and attending to Petty Cash surprise counts.

Duties and Responsibilities

Payment Processing:

  • Work on all submitted requisitions ensuring correct dimensional posting, and sufficient support documents attached.


Treasury Management:

  • Manage HQ Petty Cash payouts & reconciliations; adhering to set imprest systems. Review & reconcile submitted Branch Petty Cash Reports including monthly cash counts. Attend to HQ surprise cash counts.


Audit & Compliance:

  • Source audit sampled documents from the files. Ensure applicable tax deductions and approved policy rates used on processed requisitions.


Documentation Management:

  • Prepare transactional vouchers, ensuring proper coding & filing of these plus relevant support documents. Maintain proper filing for any other financial documentations received.


Modular Report Extractions:

  • Extract & share reports on; payables, petty cash, etc.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s in Finance and Accounting or a related field.

  • Professional Qualifications / Membership in professional bodies

  • Additional certification (e.g. CPA/ ACCA) is a plus but not a requirement.


Experience:

  • 4 to 6 years of working experience.


Competencies & Attributes:

  • Interpersonal Skills.

  • Administrative skills.

  • Communication Skills.

  • Team leader/player.

  • Computer usage – good with spreadsheets (Accounting software).

  • Confidentiality & Integral traits.

  • Multi-tasker & meeting deadlines.

  • Accounting bookkeeping skills.

  • Resourceful, Flexible and pays attention to details.

  • Bilingual in French is a plus.


Decision making & Accountability:

  • Manage Petty Cash pay-outs and analysis of the branch Petty Cash reports.

  • Initial Review of Requisitions & modifications where necessary; advising users where corrections are required.

  • Give clarity on policy requirements like guidance on travel & per diem rates.

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How to Apply

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