USAID RHITES Senior Finance Officer Job Placement – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Senior Finance Officer
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 Manager
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 care services. The project is implemented in 15
districts in the South-West Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior
Finance Officer is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining
cash controls, preparing the payroll, maintaining accounts payable and managing
office Finance operations.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Receives fully approved staff timesheets,
    prepares payroll (including individual staff pay slips) and completes the
    Payroll Allocation Spreadsheet
  • Mentors and trains new staff in timesheet
    procedures.
  • Prepares and remits local taxes.
  • Prepares currency exchange/account
    transfers and serves as agent of the bank.
  • Accurately enter payees names, account
    number and payable amount in the system for (EFT) via the online banking.
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation and
    supporting documentation.
  • Keenly reviews petty cash reconciliation,
    prepares petty cash replenishment, and performs periodic petty cash
    checks.
  • Receives expense reports and advance requests
    from staff members and performs initial review for accuracy and
    completeness
  • Regularly tracks advances and petty cash
    replenishments for the Kampala office
  • Tracks vacation and severance accrual in
    consultation with the HR manager
  • Assists monthly financial package to
    Washington office and responds to any questions or comments in a timely
    manner
  • Ensures safe custody of safe funds
    (advance balances and cash in transit) and the banking of unspent money.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Senior
    Finance Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Accounting, plus professional accountancy qualification of level 2 and
    above
  • At least two to four years (minimum) of
    accounting experience for a public or private sector organization
  • Previous experience with international
    donor environment
  • Previous experience in managing US
    government-funds
  • Prior experience in leading and managing
    teams
  • Familiarity with USAID regulations
    preferred
  • Proven skills in financial management
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of
    accounting software systems (e.g. QuickBooks Pro)
  • Strong team player with proven
    communication and collaborative skills.
  • Possess strong accuracy, attention to
    details and ability to follow-through.
  • Highly organized with ability to meet
    deadlines, troubleshoot and problem solve.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resource Manage, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala,
Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 13th February 2017
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