Finance Manager US Non-profit Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Finance Manager
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
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.
Job Summary:  The Finance Manager will provide comprehensive
financial and decision support information to the Country Office through a wide
variety of analytically focused financial analysis to directly facilitate
Country Office operations and increase performance and compliance and
contributes effectively to strategic business decisions. The Finance Manager
will provide financial information and high-quality analysis in a proactive
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Reviews all vouchers and financial
    transactions, ensuring that appropriate documentation and approvals have
    been obtained
  • Reviews QuickBooks transaction entries
    and total monthly expenses for correct account coding, transaction descriptions,
    project class codes
  • Reviews monthly bank reconciliation
  • Reviews the monthly payroll to ensure
    that names, hours, and deductions have been correctly computed and
  • Ensures that accounts payable and
    receivable are accurately processed in a timely manner and recorded
  • Monitors employee advance balances to
    ensure there are no aged receivables
  • Prepares departmental spending summaries
    based on QuickBooks data as required
  • Supports the Uganda Country office and
    EGPAF/Washington in developing the office’s annual and semi-annual work
    plan/budget projections and analysis
  • Prepares responses to audit inquiries
    and questions, as needed
  • Serves as the point of contact for
    coordinating and approving Kampala office cash needs and Kampala petty
    cash replenishments
  • Prepares and submits financial  reports to donors on quarterly and
    annual basis
  • Ensures that statutory deductions are
    appropriately deducted and captured in the system
  • Reviews EFT payments via on line banking
    to ensure accuracy in  account
    numbers, amount to be paid and payee names before payments are effected
  • Ensures that advance requests and
    expenses from staff are received with accuracy and completeness
  • Submits monthly financial packages to DC
    and responds to queries/comments on a timely manner
  • Serves as a bank agent, Other duties as
    assigned by supervisors.
Audit and
  • Coordinate with internal and external
    audit staff to facilitate all financial audits in EGPAF according to USAID
    Donor requirements
  • Ensure that management responses to
    audits performed and recommendations are implemented within EGPAF and
    USAID standard timelines
  • Reports and briefs the Country Director
    on trends or significant financial controls issues and grants management.
  • Promote financial accountability, internal
    controls and reporting for all grant projects.
  • Support operations and other non-finance
    staff in understanding and interpretation of financial statements and on
    donor compliance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finance
    Manager job placement must hold a relevant degree in finance and
    accounting with full membership with CPA,
  • Five years of Administrative Management
    and leadership experience in an international development setting.
  • Previous experience in managing US
  • Master’s degree in Business Management
    or a relevant technical field is an added advantage.
  • Proven skills in financial management.
  • Experience with other donors is an
  • Good team player with proven
    communication and collaborative skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of administration
    and management and information technology.
  • 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
Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A
Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 18th January 2019
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