2 Finance Officer NGO Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Officer (2 Job Opportunities)
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja
and Kamuli, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC
(URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care,
social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate,
the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries,
including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC
(URC) is implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health
Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is
to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year project
targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The
Finance Officer is responsible for assisting in implementing the overall
accounting and financial control systems for the project. S/he is also
responsible for using adequate and appropriate internal controls to meet
generally recognized accounting standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support in the preparation/ development
    of field monthly financial reports which includes QB postings, bank
    reconciliations, journal entries preparation, personal advances, balance
    reports, grand summary sheets, supporting payment vouchers, petty cash
    journal and summarized expenditure etc. Ensure expenses are in accordance
    with U.S. government regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable and
    allocable), and URC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all project-related
    transactions are conducted, processed and recorded as per URC system of
    Chart of Accounts.
  • Ensure timely preparation and processing
    of payments by ensuring that all payments are reasonable, allowable,
    allocable to the project. This includes liaising with procurement to
    ensure that all payments are adequately supported.
  • Ensure that internal controls pertaining
    online banking & Mobile money are tightened to mitigate risks.
  • As part of the finance team, ensure that
    URC financial management policies and procedures and USAID regulations are
    strictly adhered to. This includes ensuring that all policy directives and
    various checklists circulated by HQ are implemented.
  • Supervise Management of petty cash fund
    by reviewing (for accuracy) and processing petty cash and bank vouchers.
  • Work closely with Finance Officer to
    address all field report review comments from home office including
    providing feedback for missing vouchers and outstanding information
    following review of payment documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly
    cash projections for submission to home office under the direction of the
    Finance Director. This also includes Bi weekly wire confirmations.
  • Support the management of personnel
    payroll and benefits accounting.
  • Support review of financial reports and
    documentation from sub grantees as needed, under the direction of Finance
    & Director
  • Work closely with the Grants department
    to ensure that sub grantee accountabilities and reconciliations are properly
    documented and journalized in QBs.
  • Work as part of the finance team to
    ensure that all project financial and accounting tasks are accomplished
    accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain close coordination with URC
    project staff on financial matters and advise them, as appropriate, on
    matters requiring their attention.
  • Assist in periodic inventory/ asset and
    stores audit and advice the Finance and Director accordingly.
  • Advice senior management on any areas
    with potential to impact on systems of internal controls and procedures.
    Other accounting, financial and administrative tasks consistent with the
    overall scope of this position.
  • Perform any other task assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC
    Finance Officer job opportunity must hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in
    Business, Accounting, Management, or other relevant field.
  • Completed minimum Level 2 ACCA or CPA.
  • Five years of experience in the
    financial management.
  • Previous experience with working with
    USAID funded programs will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent writing, computer, 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
NB: This is a
re-advertisement so those who applied earlier needn’t send their applications
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send
their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for three professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC –
Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close,
Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 7th May 2018 by 4:00 pm
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