Finance Assistant USAID SUSTAIN Project Jobs – 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: Uganda
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.
Job Summary: The Finance
Assistant will provide support in the preparation of timely financial reports,
implementation of a strong internal control system as well as ensuring
compliance with USAID and URC regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Raise Disbursement Vouchers, Journals in Quick
books.
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Manage petty cash ensuring the maintenance of an
appropriate level of petty cash in safe deposit.
·        
Process per diems and other travel advances for
project related work.
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Tasked with the preparation (scanning) of
monthly payment vouchers and accountability journals for shipment to home   office as per policy.
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Prepare and maintain a tracking log of all
documents received in and released from finance department.
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Electronic and manual filing system for all
financial reports, field wire requests, bank reconciliations; field accounts
review certifications and other finance documentation.
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Assist in Verify payment documentation for
adequacy and completeness before posting to QBs.
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Assist Finance Officer in addressing all monthly
field report review comments from home office including providing feedback for
missing vouchers and outstanding information following review of payment
documentation.
·        
Support the Finance Officer is gathering
information and documentation required in preparing foreign tax reports (VAT).
·        
Receive accountabilities from staff before being
reviewed by Finance Officer and Finance Director.
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Receipt of hotel invoices from the admin
department and timely reconciliation of the same with
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Perform any other project related task assigned
to you by supervisor, Finance Director and/ or Chief of Party.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Finance
Assistant job opportunity should hold a Degree in accounting or comparable
certifications/qualifications.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in
accounting and general financial management.
·        
At least two years’ experience with QuickBooks
preferred
·        
Possess excellent written and oral communication
and interpersonal skills
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency with
Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
·        
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
E-mail to:
hr-uganda@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 31st
October 2017 by 12:00 Noon
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