Jobs in Uganda - Finance Officer Job at University Research Co., LLC

Senior Finance Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 May 2021

Hiring Organization: University Research Co., LLC

Job Details:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS) URC manages projects in over 45 countries including the United States.
Established in 1965 URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal newborn and child health; infectious diseases including HIV/ AIDS, TB and malaria, reproductive health and family planning, food and nutrition, and vulnerable children and families. In the US we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
URC's mission is to provide innovative, evidence based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission ( ).

Project Overview: University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing 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 the 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.

Title: Senior Finance Officer

Reports to: Senior Finance Manager .

Job Purpose: Leading a team within Finance the Senior Finance 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.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Support in the preparation/ development of field monthly financial reports which includes QB postings bank reconciliations journal entries preparation personal advances balance reports grand summary sheets supporting payment vouchers petty cash journal and summarized expenditure etc. 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. Timely preparation and processing of payments by ensuring that all payments are reasonable allowable allocable to the project. This includes liaising with procurement to ensure that all payments are adequately supported.
• Review of Mobile Money payments against Mobile Money Registration forms, Participant registrations / attendance forms ,Approved Activity Request (AAR), Travel Activity Budget and all related support documentation from the project implementing teams.

Required Experience & Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting,
• Management, or other relevant field. Completed minimum Level 2 ACCA or CPA.
• At least five (5) years of experience in the financial management.
• Proven experience overseeing Mobile Money Payments, Vendor Payments, Budget Management and Financial Reporting (Monthly, Quarterly, Annual, PEPFAR reporting).
• Experience working with USG/USAID-funded projects is mandatory.
• Excellent writing, computer, 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.

Application procedure

For more job details about the vacancies visit . Qualified applicants should send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00p.m. addressed to: Snr. Human Resource Officer University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900 Due to the urgency of recruitment, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Date Posted: 2021-04-22