Finance Assistant Job Careers – Abt Associates

Job Title:        Finance Assistant
Organization: Abt Associates
Project Name: USAID Reproductive Health Voucher Program (RHVP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial Management/Administration Specialist
About US:
Associates is an international development organization composed of dedicated
professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and
practical training services in more than 128 countries.
About USAID RHVP Project:
USAID-funded Reproductive Health Voucher Program (RHVP) in Uganda aims to
achieve measurable improvements in safe motherhood services by supporting
health financing and innovative service delivery models in the private sector.
Job Summary: The Financial Assistant will support the USAID-funded
Reproductive Health Voucher Program Plus (RHVP+) in managing the financial
operations of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The jobholder manages the accounts payable,
    accounting program balance sheets, financial reporting.
  • Keenly tracks budgets and prepares financial
    projections for use in project strategic planning.
  • Prepares payment vouchers and corresponding
  • Manages payroll and other regular payments,
    including all associated deductions, contributions, and submissions.
  • Ensures that the books of accounts are
    accurate, current, and audit-ready at all times.
  • Prepares the monthly financial submissions
    (ROVs) for submission to the Abt Associates home office.
  • Maintain accurate and reconciled bank and
    petty cash accounts at all times.
  • Works closely with the Financial
    Management/Administration Specialist to produce annual budgets, cash flow
    projections, and budget tracking reports.
  • Ensures that accurate and timely financial
    information is produced and available for the Management Team.
  • In charge of providing financial advice and
    support to sub-grantees, suppliers, and colleagues.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Financial
    Management/Administration Specialist.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate for the USAID Finance Assistant
    vacancy should have completed secondary School or preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or other relevant field
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the
    financial management of donor-funded development programs (USAID
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of US
    Government cost accounting and procurement procedures.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent writing, computer, management and
    organizational skills.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute
    complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining
    organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Abt Associates’
USAID Project should upload their credentials at the web link below.
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