Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Finance and Administration Officer

Country: Uganda
Organization: Joint Aid Management
Closing date: 21 May 2021


  • Review all payment vouchers before they are presented to Area Manager/designate for approval.
  • Consolidate templates for posting of General Journal vouchers and send to Finance Officer reporting for posting to SUN on weekly basis.
  • Payment and filing of all statutory obligations including PAYE and NSSF etc.
  • Cash Management – verify the cash in bank, prepare cash forecast and ensure adequate cash is available for planned activities.
  • Managing Advances, Prepayments, and Receivables through follow up on delinquent liquidations, Reconciliation of accounts.
  • Involvement in the production of quarterly cash forecasts.
  • Making payments to vendors and all service providers.
  • Review all transactions to ensure that proper approvals and authorization have been done.
  • Ensure project is managed and replenished in accordance to JAM cash management procedures.
  • Assist the Area Manager to respond to the Country office requests.
  • From time to time, perform any other duties as may be assigned by Grants and Finance Manager and/Management.


  • Updating of asset register for all assets at the filed location, carrying out asset count.
  • Management of drivers schedule of activities.
  • Participating in field procurement meetings
  • Supervising of drivers including setting objectives, development and appraisal.
  • Preparation of fuel efficiency report and submitting to Operations Specialist.

Required Qualifications:

  • B COM or BBA Accounting or equivalent degree and/or professional certification in accounting strongly preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency in Sun System and Q & A applications strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate to new policies and procedures effectively
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized

Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (word, excel, outlook and PowerPoint)

How to apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their application letters and CV indicating three referees via email to:**Address your application to the Human Resource and Administration Manager.

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