Finance Assistant – IntraHealth International



POST: FINANCE ASSISTANT
JOB
PURPOSE: 
To
assist the Finance and Administration Manager in carrying out day to day
financial responsibilities of the Uganda Capacity Program.

KEY
OUTPUTS: 
The
job holder will assist the Finance and Administration Manager to
accomplish the following key project outputs:

  • Up to date, accurate and complete
    financial records and other reports for the Project prepared.
  • Accountability for financial
    resources maintained;
  • Timely financial guidance and back
    up support to all project staff provided.

KEY
FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in the development of
    monthly, quarterly and annual program budgets in consultation with Project
    management team
  • Assists in the maintenance of up to
    date, accurate and complete financial records of the program.
  • Assists in the preparation of
    financial reports in accordance with the required timelines
  • Manage and account for the program
    petty cash on monthly basis.
  • Assists in tracking of monthly
    expenses against the budget and monitor and communicate budget performance
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for all
    IntraHealth bank accounts in Uganda
  • Executing payment processes,
    preparing vouchers, recording payments, preparing cash advance requests,
    and preparing expense reports
  • Assists in the maintenance of the
    payroll system including tracking benefits and allowances and tax payments
    and processing of the staff payroll.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with
    financial policies (e.g. travel policy, per diem policy, etc.)
  • Conducting analyses of financial
    data to inform project management as required
  • Handling other financial duties as
    may be required by the Finance and Administration Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant
    financial management experience
  • Experience with accounting software
    such as QuickBooks and Microsoft office software
  • Experience working with USAID-funded
    projects is an added advantage

Competencies

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written
    communication skills in English
  • Excellent administrative and
    organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and
    demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diverse people,
    clients and consultants.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office
    applications including Word, Excel, Power Point; Outlook

WORKING
CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness and ability to work
    independently with all stakeholders.
  • Willingness to accept additional
    responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work overtime as
    required.
How
to apply:
  • Applicants should attach photocopies
    of their certificates and testimonials. IntraHealth International, Inc. is
    an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
  • Applications should be submitted in
    person to IntraHealth
    offices at Plot 20B, Kawalya Kaggwa Close
     or sent by
    email to jobs-uganda@intrahealth.org to
    be received not later than Friday 24th February 2012. Applications should
    include the title of the post being applied for
  • Plot 20B Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo, P.
    0. Box 71050, Tel: 0414-347 959 or 0312-266 194 Kampala, Uganda.

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