Overall purpose of the role: The Finance Assistant will offer day-to-day financial support to the implementation Financial policies and guidance according to DRC financial management procedures. The position will work in close cooperation with the Finance Officers in Adjumani .
Key Duties and Responsibilities • Daily accounting (bookkeeping) according to DRC financial handbook • Manage petty cash and clear cash advances upon request • Prepare monthly cash counts • Maintain proper filing of all financial documentation (vouchers, contracts, tender documents, etc.) • Cash Box counting according to the financial handbook • Transferring payments when needed and follows up with partners’ reports • Follows a given work plan • Routine record keeping • Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern • Assist with collecting, reviewing, correcting and filing all financial progress reports from the partners • Support financial report preparations • Submit progress and status reports” • Adhere to DRC Code of Conduct and DRC specific procurement procedures within the Supply Chain department
Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience) • Minimum 2 year of relevant work experience. • Experience in administrative tasks, including filing systems. • Experience with carrying out admin tasks • Good communication skills • Advanced proficiency in Excel • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint and Word • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor • Flexible, enthusiastic and willingness to learn from others. • Well-developed organizational and planning skills in order to meet deadlines • NGO experience • High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and with well-developed problem-solving skills • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills • Proven commitment to accountability practices • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision
Education: • Degree in Finance or Accounting • Part certification in CPA or ACCA
Languages Excellent Communication skills in English required.