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Finance Officer

at Living Goods Uganda.
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Finance Officer

The Finance Officer is responsible for all aspects of routine financial operations ranging from receipt of documentations submitted by various internal & external customers for financial clearance, booking keeping – capture & posting of all financial transactions into the Organization’s operational accounting system, development of system vouchers for verified requisitions, submission of these for payment processing, proper filing of financial documents, petty cash handling, monitoring & reconciliations, modular reconciliations & reporting, and support during Institutional Audits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Systems transactions capture & posting / book keeping

Receive requisitions from both internal & external organisational customers within the set departmental timelines: crosschecking them for completeness before acceptance
Correctly input all reviewed transactions (requisitions) into the used accounting system; posting them to appropriate GL account codes and all other system set financial dimensions

Skills

Financial Management
Planning, organizing and coordinating
Information Communications Technology;
Ethics and Integrity;
Communication; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) years experience as Finance Officer in a public or a reputable organisation.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce ( Accounting option) or Business Administration
(Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting and plus
a Post graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;
OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained
from a recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU; Plus a minimum of a Post
graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;