Finance Officer Zonal Office USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 

Job Title:    Finance Officer Zonal Office

Organisation: Education
Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Hoima,
Uganda

 

About US:

Education
Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions
to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a
focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we
have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and
innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

 

About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive
the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer Zonal Office will provide
financial management support to the specific zonal office for all operations
and program activities. S/he will be responsible for processing advances,
reconciliation of advances, payment to vendors, travel reimbursement for zonal
staff, request for funds transfer from the Kampala Head Office and preparation
of bank reconciliation reports among other responsibilities. This position reports
to the Zonal Office Director and will work in close collaboration with the
Senior Finance Officer for Zonal Operations in Kampala. This is a full-time
position based in Hoima, Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Process
wire transfers and payments; prepare vouchers; review and certify that all
supporting documentation is compliant with local tax laws, as well as USAID and
EDC policies;

·       
Participate
in budget planning and tracking in collaboration with the Zonal Office
Director;

·       
Coordinate,
manage and account for all mobile money payments emanating from the zonal
office;

·       
Record
financial transactions in QuickBooks completely and correctly;

·       
Conduct
bank transactions to the maximum extent possible using Stanbic Business Online;

·       
Maintain
all necessary accounting records as appropriate and ensure they are acceptable
for audit purposes;

·       
Scan and
file all accounting documentation on a monthly basis per EDC file retention
policies;

·       
Any
other duties relevant to the position as may be assigned by the Zonal Director.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Education Development Center (EDC) Finance Officer
Zonal Office job must Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business
Computing, Business Administration or any related field. Must have at least 6
years of progressively responsible and directly relevant experience is
required. An advanced degree is an added advantage.

·       
Extensive
knowledge of and financial management experience with USAID funded programs;

·       
Excellent
skills in Excel and Word;

·       
In-depth
skills and knowledge of accounting software, especially QuickBooks;

·       
Expense
tracking and reporting;

·       
Budget
variance tracking and reporting;

·       
Experience
with online banking and mobile money management;

·       
Experience
with USAID VAT reporting;

·       
Effective
oral and written communication skills in English;

·       
Team
player;

·       
Strong
analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       
Language:  Fluency in English is required.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 8th January 2021

 

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