3 Senior Finance Officer Global Fund Project Job Vacancies – Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Finance Manager GF-MOH
About US:
The Ministry of
Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for
planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare
delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services,
in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner.
About the Project:
The Global Fund to
Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is an International Partnership that
provides grants to lower income countries with high HIV, Malaria and
Tuberculosis disease burden including Uganda. The Fund also supports health
service delivery through grants that are dedicated to health and community
systems strengthening. These resources are additional to and not a replacement
for financing to the health sector from recipient Governments. Recipient
Countries are required to demonstrate transparency, traceability, attribution
and efficient accountability of the resources. 
The Ministry of
Health (MoH) has received funding from the Global Fund to fight AIDS,
Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) under the ongoing grants that run from 2018 to
2020(apparently on new grant making 2021-2023). Part of this grant is for
sourcing for eligible talent to cover human resources gaps in the Ministry of
Health in order to strengthen its capacity
Department Summary: The Global Fund Finance Unit is responsible for all financial functions
including, accounting, payments, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and
compliance The Global Fund Finance Department ensures compliance with donor
regulations as well as Global Fund’s internal policies and procedures. In its
role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides
timely reports and assistance to the National Facilitator and the Proaram team
to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.
Job Summary:  The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for
all aspects of financial management of the country program, ensuring compliance
with Global Fund internal policies and procedures as well as donor regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Oversee and manage daily program-wide
accounting and finance functions including timely recording of transactions,
cash management, payroll, Inventory management, Advances Ledger, and payables.
·       Plan and implement systems for financial
operations in the country office and in area program offices in accordance with
donor regulations, including systems for cash flow management, budgeting,
consolidation of accounting information, internal controls, financial
reporting, financial record-keeping, grant of accounting information, internal
controls, financial reporting, financial record-keeping, grant management and
·       Train and supervise finance staff in the
·       Prepare Financial Performance reports that
track expenditure for effective monitoring in a timely and accurate manner.
Prepare monthly management reports including expenditures by cost
center/project and other financial information, in a timely and accurate
·       Prepare financial reports, for review to
donors in line with donor requirements and templates.
·       Assist in developing annual fiscal year
budgets together with the Finance Manager.
·       Continuously stay abreast with donor
policies, procedures, rules and regulations, compile and update applicable
local policies, train Global Fund staff in these policies.
·       Ensure compliance with Global Fund financial
policies and procedures
·       Other duties as assigned
·       This position supervises Accountants in the
Finance unit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor
degree/B.COM, BBA, accounting or finance is required, plus a master’s degree in
the relevant is required
·       Minimum of Ten years of progressive financial
management experience in both private and public sector required.
·       Must be an active member of professional
·       Demonstrated experience and skills with
budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting preparation and
presentation and the proven ability to translate technical financial data into
informative reports
·       Strong accounting skills and experience,
including management of financial transactions, journal entries, payroll,
advances Leger and Statement of Financial Position
·       Undisputed financial integrity
·       Prior staff supervisory experience and strong
organizational skills are desired
·       Excellent computer skills
·       Excellent oral and written English skills
How to Apply:
ALL Applications to
be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health,
 P.O BOX 7272 Kampala, MUST be submitted online
via moh.hrm@health.go.ug
Deadline:  Friday 12th
June 2020
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