Fresher Field Finance Officer- LLIN NGO Careers – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Finance
Salary: USD 10,270 per annum
About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation
dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable
diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with
communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and
local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports
delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and
evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and
strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of
the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps
relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About LLIN Project:
Malaria Consortium is the lead agency supporting the Ministry of Health
to distribute 24 million LLINs through the Universal LLINs distribution
campaign in all districts in Uganda. The campaign will be funded jointly by
government of Uganda and Partners including The Global Fund, DFID, USAID/PMI
and Against Malaria Foundation. The LLINs distribution will be implemented
starting in November 2016 for approximately 10 months.
Job Summary: The Field
Finance Officer- LLIN will maintain complete, accurate and timely data on the
financial system for LLIN Project. The Field Finance Officer is responsible for
checking the accuracy of all transactions posted to the ledgers on the finance
Key Duties and
Finance Duties: 50%
travel advance and activity advance, identifying unrealistic and suspicious
accountabilities. Making sure that the organisation’s financial regulations are
staff on completing accountabilities and resolving any issues that arise.
filing the documents once posting is complete.
LLIN Project staff advance to the PSF
the Senior Finance Officer on the arising financial matters and sharing areas
of concern suggesting solutions
in orienting the new LLIN Project staff on management of activity and
travel advances.
the Senior Finance Officer as necessary with month end close process
up the stock balance of MC financial documents (checks, vouchers etc) and make
a timely order before stock out occurs
any advances to the ledger and ensure settlement and accountability of
Supplier Invoices – 40% Post
all supplier invoices and payments to the purchase ledger and cashbooks and
ensure the purchase control is reconciled on a monthly basis.
Operations related work: 10%
-charge of collating timesheets of the relevant staff members and cover up for
finance staff on leave or sick.
duties as required by the Senior Accountant and the Finance Manager
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Field
Finance Officer- LLIN job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or
year of experience in a related field
knowledge of accounting software
of NGO sector
excel and other software skills
in approach to tasks and working hours
interpersonal and communication skills
attention to detail
analytical skills
excel and other software skills
Core Competencies:
Delivering Results: Focuses on delivering contribution to
Malaria Consortium and achieving own objectives
Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery
of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations
Strong self management of time and effort
Checks own work to ensure quality
Analysis and use of information: Gathers information and
identifies problems effectively
Interprets basic written information
Keen attention to detail
Follows guidelines to identify issues
Recognises problems within their remit
Uses appropriate methods for gathering and
summarising data
and Communications:
Listens and clearly presents information
Actively listens and pays attention
Presents information and facts in a logical way
Shares information willingly and on a timely
Communicates honestly, respectfully and
Collaboration and partnering: Is a good and effective team
Is as a good and effective team player
Knows who their customers are and their
Respects and listens to different views/opinions
Actively collaborates across teams to achieve
objectives and develop own thinking
Proactive in providing and seeking support from
team members
Leading and motivating people: Manages own development and
seeks opportunities
Actively manages own development and performance
Learns lessons from successes and failures
Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria
Consortium which develop skills and expertise
Flexibility/ adaptability: Recognizes own stress levels and
Recognises limitations and take steps to manage
any resulting pressure or stress
Remains focused on objectives and goal in a
rapidly changing environment
Takes responsibility for own work and for the
impact of own actions
Living the values: Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst
Shows a readiness to promote Malaria
Consortium’s values amongst peers
Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in
line with Malaria Consortium’s values
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness: Manages
own workload effectively
Plans and manages own workload effectively
Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission
and current strategic plan.
Understands own contribution to Malaria
Consortium’s objectives
How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web
link below.
Deadline: 2nd December
2016 by 11:59 pm

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