USAID Plan International Careers – Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer
Organisation: Plan
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Funding Source: USAID and
Project Title:  Northern Uganda-Health Integration to Enhance
Services (NU-HITES)
Reports to: Sub Regional
About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and
largest child centered development organizations in the world. We work in 50
developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights
and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in
which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect
people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political
or governmental affiliations.
About USAID NU-HITES Project:
Plan Uganda was awarded a 5-year Cooperative Agreement under the
Northern Uganda-Health Integration to Enhance Services (NU-HITES) project to
provide technical assistance and capacity building support for Northern Uganda
in Malaria, AIDS and Tuberculosis, integrate additional support in Maternal,
Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP) and nutrition; while
prioritizing the strengthening of district-level health facilities. This
project commenced in August 2012. In the course of Year two (2), the project
secured additional funding from DFID to improve technical support to malaria
activities and from the US Government together with other donors to strengthen
referral networks maternal neonatal child activities in six districts in the
Key Duties and
  • Preparing project budget and annual plan
    for the sub region
  • Responsible for monitoring expenditure to
    ensure adherence to the budgetary limit
  • In charge of reviewing cash replenishments,
    approve payment requests and consolidate cash forecasts
  • Compile and prepare required reports
  • Prepare cashbook and bank reconciliation
  • Supervise advances and maintain all
    records for all transactions
  • Offer appropriate training for stake
    holders, review accountability and verify implemented activities.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should possess a University
    Degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting), part
    professional qualification in CPA, ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years professional
    experience working as finance Office,
  • Accountant
  • Prior working knowledge with USAID
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of
application, together with detailed and updated CVs, contact telephone numbers,
copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references
plus salary history to: The Country Human Resources Manager, Plan Uganda.
Plan is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female candidates
are encouraged to apply.
NB: Only soft copies of
application will be considered and please indicate the position in the Subject
line. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure
that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization
further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.
Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether
or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.
Deadline: 24th July, 2014
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