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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Finance and Administration Officer Job at University Research Co, LLC (URC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

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Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Bugiri , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
University Research Co, LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, 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. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position;
Finance and Administration Officer –Bugiri
Job Purpose: As part of the finance team, the Cluster Finance Admin. Officer is responsible for assisting in implementing the overall accounting and financial control systems for the project. S/he is also responsible tor using adequate and appropriate internal controls to generally recognized accounting standards. This position takes leadership of all financial administrative and operational needs of the cluster, including oversight over Cluster Fin & Program Assistants.

Job Specifications: The job holdershould have: [1] Specific Responsibilities: a} Ensure expenses are in accordance with URC govemment regulations {expenses are project-related transactions are conducted. processed and recorded as per URC syste Chart of Accounts.; c) Review Mobile Money request forms against Participant registra attendance forms, Approved Activity Requests (AAR), Travel Activity Budgets, and all reasonable, allowable and allocable), and URC policies and procedures; b) Ensure that the support documentation from the project implementing teams and tabulate the same using Microsoft otfice applications {Excel, Word,&PowerPoint]; d) Ensure that internal cont pertaining to Online Banking 8. Mobile Money payments are robust and fully enforced mitigate risks; e} As part of the finance team; ensure that URC financial management and procedures and USAID regulations are strictly adhered to. This includes ensuring all URC circulars, USAID Uganda Mission policy direcfives and various checklists circu asset and stores audit and advice the Finance and Administration Director accordingly. are implemented; f) Oversee Cluster assigned inventory and assist in periodic inventory

Required Experience and Qualifications: a) Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Management. or any other relevant field. With additional minimum Level 2 ACCA or CPA qualification; (b) At least three (3) years of experience in the financial management; [c] At least two years’ experience with QuickBook-cs preferred: d) Previous experience with online banking platforms especially BEYONIC is an added advantage; c) Experience working with USAID-funded projects, and with Mobile Money payments modules is a strong advantage; f) Ability to work use various Microsoft office applications; g) High level oF integrity.

Desired Attributes: Excellent writing, 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, proven ability to set priorities, multi-task and work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent interpersonal skills.
For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons‘ specifications, please view them on our website: . Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below.

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Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter; curriculum vitae, certificate of good conduct, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday; April 26th, 2019 at 2:00pm addressed to: Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co; LLC — Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box SD53, Jinja; Uganda
Tel: +255 (0) 393 217 517, +256 200 300 900
While we thank all applicants for showing interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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