Fresher Accounts Assistant USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Accounts
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
Job Summary: The
Accounts Assistant will set up and maintain the JSI financial accounts and an
up-to-date Mobile Money payment system; preparation of expenditure projections,
documenting and reporting all expenses paid through the Mobile Money payment
system. The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day support
of the project’s Mobile Money payment system, financial records, payments, and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    closely with other Finance staff and Technical staff to project weekly
    cash requirements for the Mobile Money Payment system;
  • Travel
    to activities’ sites, work with Activity Manager to compile documents
    required for payment of beneficiaries and their mobile money numbers;
  • Submit
    the payment details to the Accountant for onward processing – Verify
    beneficiaries and amounts to be paid;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Accounts Assistant job placement
    should hold a Diploma in a Finance, Accounting or business-related field
  • Two
    years of relevant experience in financial management and/or accounting in
    an NGO setting;
  • Previous
    experience with QuickBooks accounting system is an added advantage
  • Working
    with Mobile Money payments systems is strongly desired;
  • Ability
    to travel for extensive periods of time to the project and field activity
  • Relevant
    experience with USAID-funded programs are an added advantage;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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