Job Title:Finance Assistant
Grade: GS – 5
Duty Station: Kampala
Type of Appointment: Fixed Term
Duration of Contract: One year with possible extension
Purpose of the post:
Under close supervision of the Finance Officer, the incumbent will perform moderately specialized tasks in the accounting and finance function including; Review payment requests/invoices/accounting documents; Maintain financial records for project or other office accounts for which responsibility is assigned; Prepare recurring reports on assigned accounts, and perform monthly reconciliation of Accounts Receivable; Calculating Overtime and perform payroll processing for national staff; Maintain contacts with local banks to clarify questions pertaining to office bank accounts; Assist newly arriving or departing staff members on opening or closing bank accounts, exchanging currency and other financial matters; Participate in financial spot checks and training of Implementing Partners :
Required Qualifications, Competencies and Attributes
Completion of secondary education. Formal training in accounting for at least one year. Ability to operate PC, calculator or other machines used to maintain accounts. Additional relevant commercial training is desirable.
Five years’ experience in accounting clerical work.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to apply various work methods.
Core values: Commitment, Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion
Core Competencies: Drive for results, Working with people, Communication.
Functional Competencies: Applying Technical Expertise, Learning and Researching, Following instructions and procedures, Coping with pressures and setbacks.
ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent performance evaluation report.
If applications are sent by email, please clearly indicate the position applied for and use this order to name your file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g. Gold_Mukasa P11 or Gold_Mukasa CV or Gold_Mukasa Application.
UNICEF is a smoke free environment.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
How to Apply
Closing date for applications 03 April 2012. Applicants interested in the above position should send their resume to:
Human Resource Specialist, UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street, PO Box 7047, Kampala Uganda
Via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org