Apply: DRC Finance and Administration Officer

Deadline: 17 June, 2020

Location: Nakivaale, Uganda

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance and Administration Officer in Nakivaale, Uganda.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.


  • Assist the Area Manager (AM) with preparation of the Field Office (FO) and donor budgets
  • Implement financial policies and procedures of DRC and donors
  • Establish the cash requirements, and maintain adequate cash levels and related cash controls, including safe custody of safe keys
  • Supervise weekly cash counts and reconciliations by DRC FO and ensure they are conducted every Friday of the week and reviewed by the AM before submitting to Kampala
  • Supervise month end cash counts and ensure they are submitted to DRC Country Office in Kampala by the first day of every month
  • Confirm that full accountabilities (documentations) are obtained for all expenditures in order to validate all financial claims
  • Maintain an up-to-date asset list with input from IT Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant (Warehouse)
  • Advice and support the AM on all administration and premises-related matters within the office
  • Follow up on all travel requirements, local and international, and procurement of travel tickets
  • Monitor all service contracts (compound, internet, etc), forward renewal contract needs to the AM and ensure related contract payments are done before expiry of contract period
  • Check that there is general cleanliness in the office and compound
  • Support the AM in the creation of standard contracts for Works, Goods and Services in line with local regulations where applicable


  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, or related relevant field
  • Professional qualification in Accounting is desirable
  • Two to five years experience in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Previous experience with non-governmental organisations in similar/related position is an asset
  • Previous working experience in refugee response is an asset
  • Experience in using an ERP software is an advantage
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with proven experience in communicating with stakeholders at all levels
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in local languages would be an asset

To apply and for more information, click here.

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