International Non-profit Careers – Senior Finance Officer at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the
fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000
sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to
help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of
the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been
virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have
declined by 51% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently
implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.
Job Summary:  The EGPAF Senior Finance Officer will be
responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls,
preparing the payroll, maintaining accounts payable and managing office Finance
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare
    and submit the monthly financial accounting and management reports on
  • Receives
    fully approved staff timesheets, prepares payroll (including individual
    staff pay slips) and completes the Payroll Allocation Spreadsheet
  • Prepares
    and remits monthly statutory payments.
  • Offer
    timely support to field finance staff, and work closely with them to
    ensure that financial information is accurate and up to date.
  • Prepares
    monthly bank reconciliation and supporting documentation.
  • Regularly
    reviews petty cash reconciliation, prepares petty cash replenishment, and
    performs periodic petty cash checks.
  • Receives
    ‘expense reports and advance requests from staff members and performs
    initial review for accuracy and completeness
  • Keenly
    tracks vacation and severance accrual in consultation with the HR manager
  • Assists
    the Finance Manager to prepare budgets, monthly budget performance
    reports, and monthly forecasts.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Senior Finance Officer should possess a good Bachelor’s Degree in
    Accounting, with a professional accountancy qualification
  • At
    least four years of accounting experience in a reputable organization
    preferably an International NGO with multi-donor grants
  • Previous
    experience in managing US government-funds is essential
  • Computer
    literacy skills and working knowledge of QuickBooks Pro
  • Strong
    team player with proven communication and collaborative skills. 
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to this
The Country Director, Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 20th March 2015
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