Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Non-profit Jobs – Finance Coordinator

Job Title:   Finance Coordinator
Organization: Fred
Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 5250
About FHCRC:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), home of three
Nobel laureates, is an independent, non-profit research institution dedicated
to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer
and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its
pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center’s five scientific
divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and
applied science.
About HCRI:
The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)/Hutchinson Center Cancer
Alliance is a collaborative venture to establish a state-of-the-art cancer
treatment facility located in Kampala, Uganda. The hope of this joint effort
between the Hutchinson Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute is the
development of new low-cost prevention and treatment strategies for ameliorating
the high burden of infection-related cancers. Clinicians and scientists will
work together to enhance patient access to care, diagnosis and research-based
treatment. The UCI/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance seeks to develop effective
prevention and treatment strategies for infection-associated cancers to benefit
the millions of people in Uganda, the United States, and worldwide who suffer
from these malignancies. The UCI is the sole cancer treatment and training
facility in Uganda, a country with a population of 32 million people. The
Seattle-based operations of the Alliance are governed by the Global Oncology
(GO) program at the Fred Hutch.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
The
Finance Coordinator will be responsible for;
  • Completes monthly reconciliations
    including, but not limited to, bank accounts, cash advances, cash
    balances, etc.
  • Updates and maintains
    complete and orderly fiscal files that are audit-ready at all times.
  • Supports the Fiscal
    Manager and Seattle-based Finance Team with the annual audit process as
    required.
  • Ensures that proper
    accountabilities/back-up documentation is in place for all transactions.
  • Ensures that proper
    approvals are in place for all transactions.
  • Ensures that
    transactions are prepared on a weekly basis for the Fiscal Manager to
    enter into the financial system.
  • Supports the Fiscal
    Manager in meeting all deadlines, including those for each monthly close
    cycle.
  • Regularly reviews
    invoices for accuracy and legitimacy and troubleshoots payment issues with
    vendors.
  • Expeditiously follows
    all organizational fiscal policies and processes.
  • Makes withdrawals,
    deposits, and conducts other organizational business at the bank, as
    needed.
  • Scan and upload complete
    accounting records to the organization’s online system by the due dates
    provided.
  • Perform any other
    related functions as assigned.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for
    the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Finance Coordinator vacancy
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area.
  • At least three years
    working experience in a similar position in a busy organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal
    skills.
  • Possess excellent
    computer and word processing skills and proficiency with a variety of
    software packages including Skype, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and
    SharePoint.
  • Legally authorized to
    work in the country of Uganda (without sponsorship).
NB:
HCRI-Uganda is committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices without
consideration, distinction, exclusion or preference on the basis of race, colour,
gender, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin, HIV
status, handicap, or disability.
How to
Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to: juliek@fredhutch.org and enter “Finance Coordinator- 5250” in
the subject line.

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