2 USAID Finance Officer Job Placements – Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)

Organization: Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG)
Project Name: USAID/Uganda
Social Marketing Activity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance
About US:
Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, whose Vision is
“A good life for all Ugandans.” We envision a Ugandan society with good life,
when products and services in Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child
Health are accessible, affordable and effectively utilized by all those in
need.  Our Mission is “To improve the
quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and affordable
health care solutions.”  Our Core Values
are; Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence,
Flexibility, and Equity.
About USAID Project:
UHMG was
awarded the USAID/Uganda Social Marketing Activity, a four-year cooperative
agreement for a health sector-wide program. The program’s goal is to contribute
to a reduction in new HIV infections, total fertility, maternal and child
mortality, malnutrition and malaria, and to improve access to family planning.
This four-year activity aims to improve utilization of and increase the uptake
of health-related social marketing products and services among under-served
Ugandan consumers and communities in rural and urban areas.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will provide professional financial and accounting support to the Project
in line with the financial management and operational policies and guidelines,
while ensuring value for money, efficiency and effectiveness. This will include
undertaking payments, timely processing and reporting of all transactions,
budget monitoring, and financial reporting and hence will require a fast
learner, self-driven, seasoned, and experienced person with skills to manage
and oversee these technical areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will prepare periodical financial reports
for the project, and submit them to the Finance Manager for review in a timely
Enter all transactions in accounting system on a
daily basis.
Produce monthly bank reconciliations for the project
Regularly review and update all advances issued to
staff for project work.
Support budget management for the project by coding
and budget-tracking accruals, and monitoring payments (payables and
The incumbent will keep in touch and in contact with
the field teams on financial matters.
Keep up-to-date cash books for the project, and
ensure every bank account has a specific file.
Ensure proper recording and filing of all finance
Actively monitor budgets for the project and advise
the supervisor accordingly.
Conduct proper filing of Project payment vouchers
and other financial documents.
Prepare all adjustment journals.
Work closely with the supervisor when working with
Auditors during Internal and External Audits.
Ensure timely processing of all approved payments in
line with the Financial Management Manual and set guidelines.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or other
related field
Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA will be
an added advantage
Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Financial
Management is essential.
A minimum of four years’ relevant experience working
in the field of accounting with related grants management in a donor
Previous experience working with USAID programs will
be an added advantage.
The ideal candidate should have the capacity to work
under minimum supervision, and maintain a clean financial accounting and
transparent system while adhering to set procedures.
Proficiency in relevant computer applications and
databases, with hands-on experience in the use of accounting software (e.g.
Tally, QuickBooks, SAP Business 1, etc.) is required
Highly motivated, focused, disciplined professional,
with the drive and dynamism to work under pressure with competing deadlines,
and possess the ability to make an immediate impact.
Excellent analytical and result-oriented skills, and
experience in managing objectives with the customer in mind.
Good judgment, initiative, high sense of
responsibility, tactful, ability to plan, organize and measure outcomes of
Exemplary and honest, with a high level of energy
and integrity, and able to work under minimum supervision.
Highly flexible
High degree of innovation
Good record keeping skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Good report writing and interpersonal skills.
Good team player with the ability to make positive
S/he should be detail- and results-oriented, have
strong conceptual, analytical, and reporting skills, with expertise in information
gathering, analysis and timely reporting, be proactive in instituting
innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective interventions, and work dedicatedly
to fulfill the organization’s goals, while upholding the Core Values of UHMG
How to Apply: 
If you believe
you match the requirements listed above, please deliver your resume (CV),
copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating
position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”
Send to:
The Human
Resource Manager,
Uganda Health
Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG),
Plot 20-21,
27-28, Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda.  Kampala.
Or Deliver the application
documents to the UHMG Office Reception.
Monday, 30th November 2015 by 16:00 hours (East African time)
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