Finance and Administration Assistant Job at Kampala Area Federation Of Communities (KAFOC) – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Overview
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  19 February 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 19-01-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kampala Area Federation Of Communities (KAFOC)

Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Kampala Area Federation Of Communities (KAFOC) is a registered non-profit making and Child focused NGO, based in Wakiso. It is an umbrella organization supported by ChildFund International to support four (4) communities (Nakulabye, Mbuya, Bbiina and Kireka) located in the districts of Kampala and Wakiso. Our mission is “to empower poor vulnerable children by building their capacities and those of families and host communities thereby increasing opportunities for them to realise their full potential”.
In order to deliver programs that transform the lives of children in the supported communities, KAFOC seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-motivated and hardworking person in the position of Finance and Administration Assistant.
JOB TITLE: Finance and Administration Assistant (1 Position)
Accountability/Reporting: The position holder will report to KAFOC Finance and Administration Officer.
Location: The Job Holder will be based at KAFOC secretariat in Kireka, Kira Municipality.
PURPOSE OF POSITION & JOB SUMMARY:
To provide accounting support with a specific focus on financial management, cash management, bookkeeping and financial records management, advances management, bank reconciliation, Asset management, enforcing internal controls and ensure compliance with KAFOC and donor finance policies and procedures. .

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Front desk management
• Management of service providers
• Cash management
• Bookkeeping and financial information management.
• Budget Management
• Provide Enterprise Risk Management support
• Advances Management:
• Asset Management
• Procurement support
• Capacity Building
• Line manage the Driver / Janitor
• Stores management

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/B.com, Accounting or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.
• At least two years of work experience in Finance, Accounts and Administration function in an NGO setting is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability in organizing and procurement, Asset management, Cash and Advance Management.
• Demonstrated experience in human relations is required.

COMPETENCIES:
• High level of stewardship, flexibility, transparency and accountability and willingness to learn in a fast and dynamic work environment.
• Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel is a MUST and other accounting software experience preferably QuickBooks.
• Good knowledge of financial management and accounting.
• Strong analytical skills including attention to details.
• Experience working with non-governmental organization preferable child centered organization.
• Must be highly reliable and independent, able to work with minimal supervision under pressure.
• A good understanding, appreciation and adherence to child safeguarding policies.
• Demonstrated abilities in supervision and mentorship are required.
• Experience in Disaster management and emergency response will be an added advantage.
• Demonstrated experience in partnership engagement.



Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Interested Individuals are required to submit in a cover letter, copies of academic documents, copy of National ID, CV with three (3) referees with their day time contacts and emails and a letter from the Local Council to the address below;
The Chairperson,
Kampala Area Federation of Communities (KAFOC),
P.O.Box 22158,
Kampala.
Applications should be hand delivered and registered at the above address in Kireka, Kisosonkole Road, Plot 90, after Kireka High School, inside St. Mary's Primary school gate or hand delivered at
ChildFund International Country office,
P.O Box 3341, Plot 71/72, Namirembe Road, Bakuli -Kampala
OR emailed to [email protected]   or [email protected] .
Please note: Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.
KAFOC is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
While we appreciate all applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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