Finance and Administrative Officer USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organization: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda
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 and Administrative Officer is
responsible for assisting in implementing the overall accounting and financial
control systems for the project. S/he is also responsible for using adequate
and appropriate internal controls to meet generally recognized accounting
standards. This position takes leadership of all financial, administrative and
operational needs of the cluster, including oversight over Cluster Finance
& Program Assistants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure expenses are in accordance with U.S.
government regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable), and
URC policies and procedures;
·        
Ensure that all project-related transactions are
conducted, processed and recorded as per URC system of Chart of Accounts.;
·        
Review Mobile Money request forms against
Participant registrations / attendance forms, Approved Activity Requests (AAR),
Travel Activity Budgets, and all related support documentation from the project
implementing teams and tabulate the same using Microsoft office applications
(Excel, Word, & PowerPoint);
·        
Ensure that internal controls pertaining to
Online Banking & Mobile Money payments are robust and fully enforced to
mitigate risks;
·        
As part of the finance team, ensure that URC
financial management policies and procedures and USAID regulations are strictly
adhered to. This includes ensuring that all USG circulars, USAID Uganda Mission
policy directives and various checklists circulated are implemented;
·        
Oversee Cluster assigned inventory and assist in
periodic inventory/ asset and stores audit and advice the Finance and
Administration Director accordingly.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the USAID Project Finance and Administrative
Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management,
or any other relevant field. With additional minimum Level 2 ACCA or CPA
qualification;
·        
At least three (3) years of experience in the
financial management;
·        
At least two years’ experience with QuickBooks
preferred;
·        
Previous experience with online banking
platforms especially BEYONIC is an added advantage;
·        
Experience working with USAID-funded projects,
and with Mobile Money payments modules is a strong advantage;
·        
Ability to work use various Microsoft office
applications;
·        
High level of integrity.
·        
Excellent writing, management and organizational
skills,
·        
ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy,
·        
Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task and
work collaboratively as well as independently, excellent interpersonal 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 Coordinator
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 1st November 2019 by 2:00pm
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