Finance Assistant Job Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Finance Assistant
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project.
The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and
laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Key Duties and
The Finance Assistant will support the development
of financial reports, including:
Field financial reports-including copies of all
bank statements, bank reconciliations, cash journals, Transfer sheets, Personal
Advance Balance Reports, Grand Summary Sheets, supporting payment vouchers,
petty cash journal and summarized expenditure reports
Expenditure reports
Travel expense statements for staff and
The incumbent will verify original vouchers and
receipts and obtain the appropriate certifications
Manage petty cash accounts, including ensuring
the maintenance of an appropriate level of petty cash in safe deposit
Prepare per diems and other travel advances for
project staff
Work closely with the finance team, ensure that
all costs in the project adhere to USAID/URC regulations, and are allowable,
reasonable and allocable
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Finance
Assistant career placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or
comparable certifications/qualifications
A minimum of five years’ experience in
accounting and general financial management of USAID programs preferred
At least two years’ experience with QuickBooks
Excellent written and oral communication and
interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word,
Excel, Outlook)
Keen attention to detail, ability to prioritize
and manage multiple tasks
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their
cover letter, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:
Human Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016 at 12:00 Noon
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