USAID Project Jobs – Finance and Compliance Officer at PATH International

Organisation: PATH
International
Project Name: USAID Advocacy
for Better Health
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Tracking Code: 6783
About PATH:
PATH is an international
organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health,
especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five
platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service
innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public
health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around
the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily
in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver
measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.
About USAID Project: 
Advocacy for Better Health
Program in Uganda is a United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) funded program which aims to contribute to improvements in the quality,
availability and accessibility of health and social services by increasing
citizens’ knowledge and voice; increasing community participation in health
service delivery planning and improvements; and fostering cooperation among
civil society actors on issues of common benefit in order to strengthen the
sector over the long term.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    that Foreign Tax reports are accurate and submitted on time by CSOs.
  • In
    charge of planning all the logistics required for CSOs
    trainings/Workshops.
  • Ensure
    compliance with PATH administrative and financial procedures and
    policies,including for local travel and related expenditures and for local
    workshops and meetings.
  • Keenly
    verify all CSOs fixed assets bought using the Award funds and ensure that
    they meet the minimum requirements for Inventory as per USAID regulations.
  • Conduct
    monitoring visits together with the Grants Officer to ensure compliance of
    CSOs with all USAID rules and regulations
  • Work
    in liaison with the Finance and Grants Manager to immediately address any
    financial issues and serve as point of contact for all financial issues
    related to sub awardees.
  • Actively
    monitor budgets and expenses on an ongoing basis and ensure that local
    partners do not exceed the approved budget.
  • Regular
    review of periodic financial reports to ensure adherence to PATH and USAID
    policies and support follow up actions to resolve any identified problems
    with the CSOs.
  • Take
    lead in the assessments of partners’ financial management capacity and
    ability to adhere to USAID grant requirements. Develop related action
    plans with program and finance staff to address any capacity/system gaps.
  • Build
    financial management capacity for the 21 CSOs that PATH works with under
    the Advocacy for Better Health Project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Finance & Compliance Officer vacancy should
    hold a Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other
    relevant field, an MBA or MSc in Finance & Accounting, ACCA, CPA CIMA
    will be added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of seven years’ experience in financial management, five of which must
    have been with USAID Projects.
  • Working
    knowledge of applicable USAID procurement, contracting, grant rules and
    regulations, as well as administrative policies and techniques.
  • Expertise
    in administrative project management and training in international
    settings.
  • Proficiency
    in developing complex spreadsheets and financial tracking systems.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, in particular
    Excel.
  • Excellent
    communication skills in English.
  • Prior
    exposure and experience in working with CSO’s especially building their
    capacity.
NB: You must currently have legal authorization
to work in Uganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join PATH International are encouraged to
Apply Online at the web link below.
Deadline: 31st July, 2015
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