Accountant USAID Project Careers – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
Job Summary: The
Accountant will set up and maintain the JSI financial accounts and an
up-to-date Mobile Money payment system; preparation of expenditure projections,
documenting and reporting all expenses paid through the Mobile Money payment
system. The Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the
project’s Mobile Money payment system, financial records, payments, and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    closely with the Finance Manager and Technical staff to project weekly cash
    requirements for the Mobile Money Payment system, and initiate request of
    funds transfer to the Mobile Money account;
  • Ensure
    adequate cash is available for Mobile Money payments and that all due
    payments are made timely;
  • Assist
    the Finance Manager with the preparation of the annual PEPFAR and
    Expenditure Analysis report and other reports as may be required;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Accountant job placement should
    hold a Diploma, Preferred Bachelor degree in a Finance, Accounting or
    business-related field;
  • Three
    years of relevant experience in financial management and/or accounting in
    an NGO setting;
  • Previous
    experience with QuickBooks accounting system strongly desired – Working
    with Mobile Money payments systems is strongly desired;
  • Relevant
    experience with USAID-funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules, and
    regulations strongly desired;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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