Cardno USAID PHS Project Careers – Accountant

Job Title: 
Accountant
Organisation: Cardno USAID/Uganda Private Health Support
(PHS)Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Management Specialist
About USAID PHS Project:
Cardno is implementing the
USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program aims to strengthen, organize and
mobilize the private health sector to provide Ugandans with the option of
high-quality services. The Program’s key objectives are: 1) expanded
availability of health services by private service providers; 2) increased affordability
of private health services and products; and 3) improved quality of private
health sector facilities and services.
Job Summary: The Accountant will support the Finance
Management Specialist with processing of payments, staff payroll, tracking and clearing
of advances.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain
    vouchers and receipts for all purchases and payments
  • Process
    accounts receivable and other incoming deposits
  • Ensure
    that all payments have been approved by the authorized personnel in writing,
    and to ensure that proper hard copies of all accounting records are kept
  • Keenly
    track all advances whether for travel or petty cash payments
  • Send
    quarterly VAT report to the donor as required.
  • Perform
    any other related duty as assigned
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Graduate degree in Business, Finance and
    Accounting;
  • Possession
    of professional accounting qualification i.e. ACCA or CPA qualification is
    an added advantage
  • At
    least three years’ experience managing finances under donor funded
    projects, preferably USAID- funded projects
  • Possess
    excellent communication skills
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. knowledge of MS Excel and Word
  • Proficiency
    in using Quickbooks software.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should endeavor to send their applications to the Finance
Management Specialist,
USAID /Uganda Private Health
Support,
PLOT 6B Nakasero Hill Road,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or via email:
Hellen.Karuhanga@ugandaphs.org
Deadline: 20th March 2015
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