Finance Assistant Job 2023 at Entebbe by RSCE

Finance Assistant Job 2023 at Entebbe by RSCE Career. RSCE, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Finance Assistant to join their team.

Finance Assistant Job 2023 at Entebbe by RSCE

The Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda (RSCE), was established in July 2010, following the adoption of General Assembly resolution 64/269. The Centre provides efficient, client-oriented and scalable services with the goal of moving transactional, non-location dependent administrative functions to the Centre from its client entities. This includes transactional elements of human resources, finance, multimodal movement and control, personnel and cargo transport and information and communications technology (ICT) support.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Finance Assistant

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01

Organization Name:

  • Regional Service Centre in Entebbe (RSCE)

Last Date to Apply

  • 21st March 2023

Job Location

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. An additional qualification or certification in finance, accounting, or audit is desirable.

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in financial management, administrative services or related area is required.
  • Experience in application of UN Financial Rules and Regulations, including administration of a broad range of Allowances and Payments, in an operational environment or similar organization using SAP or Umoja is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the advertised post, fluency in English, oral and written is required; Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


Within delegated authority, the Finance Assistant is responsible for the following functions:

  • Assists with the processing of non-travel related commercial vendors’ invoices and payments to vendors providing goods or services to all RSCE Client Missions (processing invoices resulting from commitments such as purchase orders, fund commitments, direct expenditures, medical clinic invoices and replenishment of petty cash.
  • Assist in the development of the Service Line’s annual budget development program, particularly with respect to the establishment of major resourcing priorities, and prepare cost estimates and budget proposals, in line with the Service Line’s resourcing requirements. Review, analyze and revise data with respect to the finalization of the budget proposals as well as Result Based Budgeting inputs.
  • Prepares staff members’ entitlements including claims, danger pay, daily subsistence allowance, mission subsistence allowance for Government Provided Personnel, Civilian Police and Staff Officers, volunteer living allowance and any other allowances for payments in conformity and adherence to applicable United Nations policies e.g., staff rules, financial regulations and rules, ST/AI issuances or practices, IPSAS policy framework etc.
  • Assists in the review of completeness of documentation supporting invoices and payment requests; Process vendors payments in Umoja after verification of accuracy and consistency with Purchase Order and Goods Receipt/Service Certification; Advise Vendors, Procurement, SAU, R&I, etc. of any missing documentation or anomalies that may delay payment within one business day; Make close follow up to obtain missing documentation; Maintain record of pending issues, update case files weekly; Respond to queries from Vendors, Procurement, SAU, R&I, etc. ; Measure performance against established KPI’s; vendor open items monthly.

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