30 May 2017

Finance Assistant US Non-profit Jobs - IntraHealth International

Job Title:    Finance Assistant
Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Name: USAID Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) Project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it 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 Intra Health SHRH Project:
The purpose of the Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project is to strengthen the capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, PNFP and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage and utilize the health workforce; and strengthen systems for sustained health worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Finance Assistant will ensure the management of Finance resources, maintaining of a robust filing system and daily reconciliation of field mobile money transactions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Enter mobile payments into Beyonic Mobile Money System.
  • Daily filing of completed payment vouchers and accountabilities
  • Tasked with the daily reconciliation of field mobile money transactions.
  • Provide support in the maintenance of Finance record keeping.
  • Support the Finance Officer in the compilation of USAID Quarterly VAT Claims
  • Assist the Finance Officer in monitoring payments to the Vendors
  • Assist the Finance Officer in the Preparation of USD and UGX Bank Reconciliations.
  • Put together documents such as Purchases Requisition, LPOs, Proforma Invoices, Delivery Notes and Invoices to support payment Vouchers.
  • Support the Finance Officer in filing Monthly Tax returns
  • Photocopying supporting documents to attach to accountabilities etc
  • Perform any other assignment as delegated by Finance and Administration Manager
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Well functioning files and record keeping system maintained
  • Compliance with controls and procedures governing mobile money transactions. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicants for the USAID Project Finance Assistant job placement should hold a Diploma in Accounting, preferably from a recognized institution. Membership of AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) from ICPAU (Institute of Certified Public Accountants Uganda) and/or a Stage II of Certified Public Accountants - Uganda.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience working in an NGO environment with a focus on development, preferably in the field of health.
  • Broad understanding/experience with administrative roles including record management
  • Previous experience with modern office management procedures
  • Basic understanding of general accounting
  • Prior experience of working with Financial Policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diverse people, clients and consultants
  • Computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Accounting Software – QuickBooks
  • Well organized
  • A high level of attention to detail

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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