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Friday, July 5, 2019

Finance Officer 1, TCI Project (Kampala) Job at Jhpiego - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer 1, TCI Project (Kampala) [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at: Jhpiego

Deadline of this Job:
10th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.
TCI Tupange For Better Cities implements a demand driven approach in the delivery of family planning selected geographies (cities, municipal councils, district councils). Reporting to the Sr. Finance Officer, the Finance Officer I will be responsible for providing financial support to Jhpiego Uganda Country Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the finance office. He/she will be handling day to day financial operations of the TCI Project, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies. He/she will implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations. The Finance Officer I will support the TCI project in Uganda, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by Jhpiego as a Prime. .

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified
Job Skills: Not Specified

Required Qualifications:
• Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
• Minimum of final stage of CPA (U) or equivalent
• Minimum of three years relevant experience in financial analysis and reporting, cash flow analysis, budget development and forecasting.
• Relevant experience with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation project management will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations would be an added advantage.
• Previous experience with nonprofit organization will be an added advantage.
• An understanding of maintenance of ledger entries, books keeping skills and bank reconciliations.
• Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP.
• Knowledge of internal controls and their application
• Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy;
• Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners.
• Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: by 10 July 2019. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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