Fresher USAID Finance Assistant Jobs – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:    Finance Assistant
Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Officer
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 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country
program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with
various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary carer services.
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will be responsible for
the disbursement of funds to various recipients for direct program
implementation in the districts supported by the RHITES SW project and
submitting well supported and authentic paperwork. The Finance Assistant will
also ensure the timely and accurate reporting of RHITES -SW financial and
accounting information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Work closely with the program officers, support the
District Health Officer and/or designated district health office staff in
developing budgets and quarterly cash requests.
·        
Ensure swift disbursement of funds for program
activities and ensure that all requests rhyme with the district approved work
plans and budgets.
·        
Actively participate in monitoring of the
implementation of the project-funded activities and ensure that these get
implemented in line with the agreed upon implementation plan.
·        
Work closely with the Senior Finance Officer, he /
she will track monthly advances to the project staff and district teams.
·        
Prepare quarterly activity financial reports for
various Districts.
·        
Prepare other regular financial reports,
spreadsheets and correspondence as required
·        
Capturing accounting data into accounting system
with speed and accuracy.
·        
Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure
your contribution to the Organisations monthly financial reporting process is
achieved in a timely and accurate manner.
·        
Provide financial support to the team members and
resolution of finance related queries.
·        
Perform any other duties that may be deemed
appropriate for this role as assigned by the Finance Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID RHITES Finance
Assistant vacancy should hold a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from a
reputable institution. An additional certification in the related field will be
of an added advantage.
·        
At least two years’ experience in a similar position,
preferably with a USAID funded agency or non-governmental organization.
·        
Prospective candidates should have experience
working with Local Government partners and knowledge of their operations.
·        
Excellent analytical ability and skills
·        
Excellent communication and listening skills.
·        
Strong skills in teamwork, networking, facilitation,
oral and written communication
·        
Working knowledge and experience in using Quick
Books accounting package. Good level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of accounting
processes and procedures.
·        
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and
deadlines.
·        
Willingness to travel to the project districts up to
60% of the month.
·        
Knowledge of local languages will be an added
advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to this address;
The Country
Director, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo
Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 14th December 2015

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