Fresher Accountant RSSH Global Fund Job Vacancies – Ministry of Health

Job Title: Accountant RSSH
Ministry of Health
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
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.
Job Summary:  To perform financial duties that relate to
Global Fund Grants including, accounting, tracking accountability, coordinating
the SR finances, vouching for completeness, up-dating and maintaining books of
accounts and producing routine advances/accountabilities .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Tracking payments to internal and external
stakeholders and also ensure timely bank payments
·       Updating and preparing of asset register for
the Global Fund assets.
·       Reviewing and verifying accountabilities for
Sub Recipients (SRs) activities
·       Regular of the advances ledger and follow up
on the overdue advances.
·       Ensuring that accounting records are properly
maintained and kept safely for future reference
·       Preparation of financial reports/tax reports
as required by Global Fund. These include the Fund Accountability Statement and
the Progress Update and Disbursement Reports (PUDR)
·       Render assistance and support regular
Internal and external audit exercises for the organization
·       To examine correctness of payment requests,
completeness of documentation and certify requisition or, transactions for
further processing,
·       To compile accountability reports, verify and
retire advance ledgers Examining bank statements and reconciling them with
general ledger entries. Monthly bank reconciliations must be prepared for
review by the senior finance officer on a timely basis.
·       Filling statutory returns on a timely basis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in the following is particularly favored Accounting Business
administration, Finance from a recognised institution.
·       Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations
and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
·       Should have an accounting professional
·       At least two years’ relevant experience in
accounting and financial control systems
·       Working knowledge of donor accounting
requirements is an added advantage.
·       The Accountant should have the following
·       Analytical skills and the ability to
summarize information in a clear and concise manner.
·       Working knowledge of accounting software
·       Working knowledge of accounting packages and
MS office packages (MS excel, word and power point).
·       Strong organizational skills in order to
balance competing priorities
·       Ability to work independently to efficiently
meet deadlines
·       Undisputed financial integrity.
How to Apply:
All Applications to
be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O BOX 7272
Kampala, Uganda. The applications must be 
submitted online via
Deadline: 12th June 2020
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