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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Finance Officer Job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation EGPAF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation EGPAF)

Deadline of this Job:
MAY 12th, 2017

Duty Station:
mbarara, Uganda

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Job details:
Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change tor the better. This is one of those moments.”
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and Aids, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already HIV infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. USAID Regional Health integration to Enhance Services in the South West Uganda project that aims to increase the availability, accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment; maternal, neonatal, and child health services; family planning; nutrition assessment and counseling and support; malaria prevention and treatment; and other primary care services. The vacancies are as per the below
Finance Officer- Mbarara
Job Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Finance Manager, the Finance Officer will be responsible tor timely processing of payments to both staff and suppliers (Vendors), The Finance officer will also ensure control over cash and advances and will support timely and accurate reporting of projects financial and accounting information. Review payment requests, invoices and demand notes for completeness, allow ability, reasonability and prepare timely payment request for approval of the country director. initiate NBOL and Checks payments for the approval of the signatories (including preparing check schedule and NBOL schedule) & ensure that they are properly delivered & filed appropriately. Monitor staff advances and ensure that staffs with unaccounted advances are not given additional advances. Maintain a payable tracker and produce monthly payable report for management. Prepare and file monthly PAYE & NSSF returns, work on monthly payroll and do cash reconciliations. Assist in preparation of financial reports to donors.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
A degree in Accounting and or Finance from a reputable Institution with At least level 2 professional accounting certification. Working experience of at least 2 years minimum in a similar position, preferably with a USAID funded agency or nongovernmental organization. Prospective candidates should have experience working with Local Government partners and knowledge of their operations. Knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage. Sound working knowledge on financial management; excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent management skills and ability to attend to detail.4. Strong skills in teamwork, networking, facilitation oral and written communioation.5. Good knowledge & experience in using Quick Books accounting package.6. Willingness to travel to the project districts up to 60% of the month
Job application procedure
Please send cover letter and CV to:
The Senior Human Resources Manager
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 15, Kitante Close
P.0. Box 21127
Kampala, Uganda
Application should be sent to: . Deadline for submission of applications is MAY 12th, 2017.