Finance Officer NGO Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference

 

Job Title:    Finance Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Episcopal Conference

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Regional
Project Officer

 

About US:

The Uganda Catholic
Medical Bureau (UCMB), the Health Department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference
(UEC) in partnership with the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform
(ACHAP)—an advocacy and network platform of over 40 Christian Health
Associations (CHAs) and Church Health Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, with
support from USAID, are implementing a Community Health Networks project—ACHAP
Afya—in the West Nile Districts of Arua and Nebbi.

 

The goal of the
project is to address community health interventions—that will increase the
demand and utilization of maternal, and child health (MCH), Nutrition, Water
& Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) and voluntary family planning and reproductive
health (FP/RH) interventions in the region through expanding demand for and
availability of community health services by engaging and leveraging the
expertise of locally established organizations and influential community
resource persons that can help strengthen linkage and the reach of the
healthcare system.

 

The ACHAP Afya –
UCMB Community Health Network Project will be implemented to support Government
of Uganda development efforts of reducing key community drivers of child and
maternal morbidity and mortality in high burden regions of Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance and Compliance Officer’s primary
responsibility is to provide timely and accurate reviews of monthly budgets,
expenditure as well as building 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-recipient to ensure they are in line
with the approved grant budgets and monitor partners’ budgets throughout the
year.

·       
Assist
project staff in developing grant budgets that align with their work plans.

·       
Conduct
financial reviews for partners to evaluate compliance with UEC & donor
regulations.

·       
Timely
and accurate verification of sub recipient advances and liquidations of
project   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 donor 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 a B. Com / BBA with Accounting options

·       
Additional
qualification in CPA, ACCA is an added advantage.

·       
At least
five years’ work experience in a busy finance environment and experience in
Health related International NGO operations, regulations and compliance issues.

·       
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 eligible 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: 12th February 2021

 

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