Senior Finance Analyst International Non-profit Jobs – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:       Senior Finance Analyst
Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director Finance
About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international non-profit
health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74
nationalities working in over 50,countries. Our mission is to save lives and
improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing
the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our
partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create
stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest
health impact.
Job Summary: The Senior
Finance Analyst will coordinate implementation of the Primary Health Centre
(PHC) – (Essential Medicines and Health Services) programme at Joint Medical
Store for the Private Not For Profit (PNFP) sector. S/he will support the
provision and management of relevant financial data to enable reporting and
accountability to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Key Duties and
  • Keeps Joint Medical Stores (JMS) management
    up to date on all PHC fund related matters
  • Coordinates PHC finance related activities
    • Ensure each of the PNFP
      facilities approved by MoH has a budget line at JMS
    • Keenly track the use of each
      facility budget line and ensure that facilities are informed of their
      balances at the end of each delivery cycle
    • Ensure that proper
      documentation and audit trail are maintained for all PHC related
    • Request for funds from MoH to
      be released on a quarterly basis
  • Keeps an up to date risk register (updated
    on biannual basis) and follow up to ensure that all risks are reported to
    management and mitigated appropriately.
  • Regularly monitors implementation PHC
    conditional grant for medicines in line with the agreement between
    government and Joint Medical Stores
  • Produce pricelists and price comparison
    reports and submit them to MoH;
  • Receive and verify returned documents and
    prepare accountability report.
  • Prepare and submit the accountability
    report together with all necessary support documents by the 15th day of the
    month following the quarter end
  • Follow-up financial performance indicators
    and regularly report to JMS/UHSC and the MoH.
  • Updates health facilities of their
    balances for every order processed (both- CS share schedule, finance
    avails statement)
  • Coordinates the audit exercise for PHC
    funds and provides all the necessary information to JMS management
  • Works closely with MoH Directorate of
    Planning and Development specifically the Department of Planning and
    Policy and the Department of Budget and Finance on all matters regarding
    the Primary Health Care grant for medicines

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Management
    Sciences for Health (MSH) Senior Finance Analyst job opportunity should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Procurement and
    Logistics or related fields equivalent. Master’s Degree in these areas is
    an added advantage
  • Professional qualification in accounting
    is an added advantage (ACCA, CPA)
  • A minimum of three years of hands-on
    experience of working with experience in financial management systems
  • Practical experience warehousing and
    distribution management in a low income country setting.
  • Prior management experience is desirable
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal
    and leadership skills
  • Highly innovative and able to identify
    strategies for continuous business improvement.
  • Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in MS
    Office applications (Email, Word, Excel, Excel, Power Point)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
Apply Online by clicking on the link below.
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