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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Finance Officer Job at Abt Associates Inc - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Abt Associates Inc

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, April 28, 2017

Duty Station:
Tororo, Uganda

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Job details:
The USAID-funded Uganda IRS Phase II Project's objective is to conduct a comprehensive spraying program and establish the foundation for sustainable, effective, high-quality indoor residual spraying (IRS) activities. Abt Associates, the prime contractor of this program seeks to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the positions below:
Finance Officer
Location: Tororo, Uganda
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Specific responsibilities include:
Maintain the filing of all financial and accounting documents, tiles, and correspondence. Assist the Finance Manager with compiling the documentation for the monthly financial reports in accordance with Abt Associates procedures and policies to be forwarded for final review to the Finance Manager. Assists with recording expenditures. income, and any other related transactions, in the Abt site office financial tracking/recording program (currently Quick books). Assist the Finance Manager to ensure the books of accounts are up to date at all times, orderly, well kept, and readily available for reference and audit, when required. Assist the Finance Manager with drafting official project correspondence and composing routine correspondence to vendors, bank, partners, etc. Assist the Finance Manager in the handling payments at events/workshops, trainings, and other activities. Assist the Finance Manager in compiling estimates for the monthly cash projections for review by the Finance Manager. Assists the Finance Manager in the implementation of the internal control system and financial procedures manual of the company. Maintains a log of VAT vouchers and submits the vouchers to USAID as required. Provide any other support to the Finance Manager as need arises.
Qualification requirements:
A Diploma in Accounts or Business Administration (minimum) or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or its equivalent. At least 3 years of professional experience in providing accounting. bookkeeping, or administration assistance. Experience with accounting software (Quickbooks) is an added advantage. Excellent computer skills including knowledge and experience with Outlook, microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills. Experience with USAID or other donor funded project and knowledge of FARs and AIDARs is highly desirable. English language proficiency is required.
Job application procedure
Submit your application to  by Tuesday, April 28, 2017, with the name of the position indicated in the subject line. Include: (a) an up-to-date CV; (b) a cover letter detailing why you feel you are particularly qualified for the position; and (c) e-mall and telephone contacts of three references. Applications from suitably qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates lnc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.