Administrative and Accounting Officer

at AAR Japan
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 2, 2023
Category Admin & Office
Currency UGX


Closing date February 5, 2023
Conditions of Employment:

Project: Child Protection Assistance for Congolese Refugees in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement and its Host Community/Food Assistance in Karamoja
Duty Station: AAR Japan Hoima Office/Kotido Office
Housing Allowance Available
Other regulations & benefits: According to Work Regulation of AAR Uganda Office
Job Description:

The Administrative and Accounting Officer is to act as the point of contact for all employees, providing administrative support and managing the overall working environment. Main duties include, but not limited to, managing office stock, recording daily expenditures, preparing financial reports and budget plans, organizing and updating administrative records.

Scope of Works:

Manage stock of office supplies and project materials in the office/warehouse/storeroom.
Liaise with suppliers and procure items/goods necessary for the office use.
Keep proper and correct records of all the office consumables and assets.
Arrange travel and logistics for staff when traveling outside the duty station.
Draft contracts related to the project and the office administration.
Manage and maintain staff contracts, attendance, leave records etc.
Carry any other administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
Manage and control petty cash in the office.
Record accounting entries for daily expenditures.
Organize and maintain accounting documents (bills, cash slips, invoices, receipts, etc.)
Work closely with supervisors to prepare budget plans, internal monthly accounting report and financial report for donors.
Work closely with the operation team to manage the budget for the accountable execution of the projects.
Communicate with external accountants about staff payrolls, tax calculations and an annual audit.
Fulfill all the demands pertaining to accounting and finance process.
Perform any other duties requested by the supervisors.
Experience Required:

More than three (5) years of experience in the field of Administration and Accounting in the NGO/Commercial sector.
Experience in working with humanitarian/aid organizations with strong commitment in the past would be advantageous.
Experience in working at a refugee settlement or a refugee camp would be advantageous.
Qualification Required:

Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or relevant fields.
Residing in Uganda and able to station in Hoima or Karamoja
Language: Fluency in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kiswahili, Lunyoro, Karamojon, French and other locally spoken languages would be advantageous.
Excellent MS Office skills (MS Word, MS Excel etc.).

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