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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Accountant Job at John Snow Inc (JSI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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John Snow Inc (JSI)

Deadline of this Job:
April 30, 2018

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John Snow, inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting positions for the Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. The Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda‘s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A,FP and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, anti retroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution, JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project is a live-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and The Medical Concierge Group.
Position Description

The Accountant is a full-time position and will be based in Lira,Uganda. S/he will set up and maintain the JSI financial accounts and an up-to-date Mobile Money payment system; preparation of expenditure protections, documenting and reporting all expenses paid through the Mobile Money Payment System. The accountant reports to the Finance Manager

lite Accountant will be responsible tor the day-to-day management of the projects Mobile Money payment system, financial records,payments, and receipts. This management includes the following:

  • Work with the Finance Manager and Technical staff to project weekly cash requirements tor the Mobile Money Payment system, and initiate request of funds transfer to the Mobile Money account;
  • Ensure adequate cash is available for Mobile Money payments and that all due payments are made timely;
  • Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of the annual PEPFAR and Expenditure Analysis report and other reports as may be required;

  • Minimum Diploma, Preferred Bachelor degree in a Finance,Accounting or business-related field;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in financial management and/or accounting ill an N60 setting;
  • Experience with Quick Books accounting system ‘strongly desired
  • Working with Mobile Money payments systems is strongly desired;
  • Relevant experience with USAID-funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules, and regulations strongly desired;
Job application procedure
Detailed Job Description can be received upon request. interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to  by April 30, 2018.