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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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

Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistant

Jobs at:
John Snow Inc (JSI)

Deadline of this Job:
April 30, 2018

Duty Station:

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 HIVepidemic, 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, antiretroviral 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 Accounts Assistant 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-day to Mobile Money payment system;preparation of expenditure projections, documenting and reporting all expenses paid through the Mobile Money payment system The Account: Assistant reports to the Finance Manager

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day support of the project's Mobile Money payment system, financial records, payments, and receipts. This support includes the following:

  • Work with other Finance staff and Technical staff to project weekly cash requirements for the Mobile Money Payment system;
  • Travel to activities’ sites, work with Activity Manager to compile documents required for payment of beneficiaries and their mobile money numbers;
  • Submit the payment details to the Accountant for onward processing
  • Verify beneficiaries and amounts to be paid;

  • Diploma in a Finance, Accounting or business-related field
  • Atleast 2 years of relevant experience in financial management and/or accounting in an NGO setting;
  • Experience with Quick Books accounting system is an added advantage
  • Working with Mobile Money payments systems is strongly desired;
  • Ability to travel for extensive periods of time to the project and field activity sites;
  • Relevant experience with USAID-funded programs are an added advantage;

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.