Finance and Administration Officer USAID Project Jobs – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About Intra Health:
For over 30 years, in more than 100 countries, IntraHealth
International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need.
IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving
health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology,
and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will implement the USAID RHITES-E which
supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase
availability and utilization of high quality health services in 21 districts in
Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening health systems and improving
the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to
equity and underserved populations.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration Officer will primarily be responsible for reviewing internal
vouchers for payment and ensuring compliance with RHITES-E and organizational
policies on finance.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Risk Management: Facilitating
    office finance Audits, undertaking cash counts
  • Custodian of program funds:
    Ensuring timely and adequate cash flow for the program team; Issuing,
    monitoring and reconciling program finances
  • Budget preparation and monitoring:
    Review of program activity budgets and ensuring adherence.
  • Financial reporting: Ensuring
    accurate updating of program cashbook, accuracy and timeliness of
    financial reports and documents.
  • To ensure compliance to IntraHealth
    financial SOP’s: Ensure adequate and proper documentation of expenditures
  • Assets Management: Participate
    in regular verification of fixed assets and reconciliation to the main log
  • Carry out regular audits to the office
    stores items
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-E
    Finance and Administration Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor of
    Commerce- Accounting/ Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • CPA I or its equivalent
  • A minimum of four years of relevant work
    experience
  • Familiarity with Quick Books and MS Excel
    and MS Word
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office
    especially Excel
Personal Competencies:
  • Innovation: Develops new, better or significantly different ideas,
    methods, solutions or initiatives that result in improvement of
    IntraHealth’s performance and meeting objectives, results and global
    commitments
  • Accountability: Holds self and
    others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions
    and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those
    activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high
    quality results for IntraHealth’s success. 
    Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and
    equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Service Excellence: knowledge
    of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and
    techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and
    expectations  and meet or exceed
    those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly
    or indirectly.
     
Functional Competencies:
  • Effective Communication (Oral and
    Written):
    Understands effective communication concepts, tools and
    techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical
    concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and
    receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through
    the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Problem Solving: Knowledge of
    approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving
    operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge
    appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Interpersonal Relationships:
    Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across
    Divisions, Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative
    manner.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES-E Project should upload an updated CV/Résumé, completed USAID Form
1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download
here
and three professional references at the web link below

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