Finance & Compliance Officer Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Organization: Uganda
Episcopal Conference (UEC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Finance & Compliance Manager
About US:
The Uganda Episcopal
Conference (UEC) is the legal body of Catholic Bishops of Uganda implementing
the Kampala HIV/AIDS Project through its Health Department with funding from
the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI). Within the framework of the Inter
Medical Bureau Coalition (IBC), the project provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS
services in Private-Not-For Profit (PNFP) Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in
Kampala and Wakiso Districts.
Job Summary:    The
Finance & Compliance Officer will provide timely and accurate reviews of
Sub Recipient quarterly budgets, expenditure, post account allocation for all
PH Advance accounts, build capacity of lower level supported health units in
financial management in line with donor requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive and review cash forecasts from the Sub-recipients and
    counterparts to ensure they are in line with the approved grant budgets
    and monitor partners’ budgets throughout the year.
  • Assist Programme Staff in developing grant budgets that align with
    their work plans.
  • Conduct financial reviews for Sub-recipients (partners) to evaluate
    compliance with UCMB, IDI and Donor regulations.
  • Timely and accurate verification of sub recipient advances and
    liquidations of HIV/AIDS   related
    activities ensuring that all expenses are coded to the appropriate account
    codes, expenses are within budget and are adequately supported and are
    authentic.
  • Provide general capacity building to counterparts in areas of
    budgeting, broad financial management and programmatic accountability.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of partner advances /grants and assisting
    partners/grantees with advice and practical guidelines on financial
    matters.
  • Assist the Finance & Compliance Manager with month end
    reporting.
  • Review all substantiating source documentation to ensure that they
    comply with GAAP, A-122, all relevant USG regulations, and RHSP agreement
    terms.
  • Conduct reconciliation and monitoring of the grant data entered in
    the Accounting software to ensure accuracy in cost charging.
  • Prepare payment requests, vouchers for accuracy and completeness for
    payment.
  • Ensure compliance with donor 
    rules and regulations
  • Review and process cash advances for Partners.
  • Work closely with UCMB finance staff, other project technical
    staffs, supported health care facilities and vendors.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold B.Com / BBA with Accounting options
  • At least five years of work experience in a busy finance environment
    and experience in Health related International NGO operations, regulations
    and compliance issues.
  • Additional qualification in CPA, ACCA is an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy with Competency in NAVISION, MS word, MS Excel and
    accounting software.
  • Team player with excellent written and oral communication skills in
    English.
  • The person must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with
    colleagues from different backgrounds.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs,
copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below;
The Secretary General,
Uganda Catholic
Secretariat,
Plot 672, Hanlon
Road – Nsambya Hill
P.O. Box 2886
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 4th September 2019
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