Finance Assistant USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:      Finance
Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Jinja,
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project
is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in
regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity
targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.
Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will 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: 
  • Work closely with the finance officers in preparing monthly
    financial reports for timely submission to home office. This includes but
    not limited to OBs posting preparing monthly bank reconciliations, cash
    reconciliations, staff advances reconciliations etc
  • Verify payment documentation for adequacy and completeness before
    posting to QBs.
  • Manage petty cash accounts, including ensuring the maintenance of an
    appropriate level of petty cash in safe deposit di Process per diems and
    other travel advances for project related work,
  • Together with the finance team, ensure that all costs in the project
    adhere to USAID/URC regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and
  • Together with the finance team, ensure that all costs in the project
    adhere to USA DOURC regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in accounting of comparable
  • Three years of experience in accounting and general financial
  • Two years of experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills,
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 2nd August 2019 by 5:00pm
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