Finance & Admin Assistant Job – Christian Blind Mission (CBM)

Job Title:    Finance & Admin Assistant (Temporary position – 4 months)

Organisation: Christian Blind Mission (CBM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

CBM is an international Christian development organization committed to improving people’s quality of life with disabilities in the world. CBM addresses disability as a cause and consequence of poverty and works in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.

Job Summary:  The Finance & Admin Assistant is responsible for supporting the Finance and Operations Officer in implementing the overall accounting and financial control of Uganda Country Office. The incumbent will also be responsible for the reception services desk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process all payments (cash and bank) ensuring that proper support document is included, and it is properly approved internally before payment.
  • Ensure transactions and data are properly recorded and entered into the accounting system
  • Ensure that all expense transactions are reasonable, valid, adequately supported by receipts and within the Country Office’s budget.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the filing system of all financial reports, fund requests and other finance documentation
  • Review timekeeping and leave records submitted by Administration Department
  • Assist in year-end closing of accounting books
  • Grant and receive advances to staff, and ensure reimbursement and trip reports received from staff at surrender are well prepared and supported before clearing them off.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in a relevant field, such as Business Administration, Secretarial Work.
  • At least two years of experience in accounting and finance, preferably in a development organization
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Effectiveness at team work and interpersonal relationships
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to deal with stress or pressure
  • High degree of accountability and integrity
  • Well spoken, with ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to efficiently handle a range of tasks concurrently to meet different needs
  • Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment.
  • Reflects CBM values in daily work.

How to Apply:

All candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to:

Deadline: 7th March 2023 by 5:00pm

NB: CBM encourages persons with disabilities who qualify to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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