2 Fresher Finance Assistant USAID Grant Jobs – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Finance
Assistant (2 Fresher Jobs)

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Duty Station: Mbarara,

Reports to: Finance

About US:

The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through
research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global
leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and
at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children,
and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful
work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS
has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in
children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is
currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.

Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will be responsible for
the disbursement of funds to CSOs and for direct program implementation in the
districts supported by the RHITES SW project. The Finance Assistant will also
ensure the timely and accurate reporting of RHITES -SW financial and accounting

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work in close liaison with the program officers, support the
    District Health Officer and/or designated district health office staff in
    developing budgets and quarterly cash requests.
  • Ensure swift disbursement of funds for program activities and ensure
    that all requests rhyme with the district approved work plans and budgets.
  • Participate in monitoring of the implementation of the
    project-funded activities and ensure that these get implemented in line
    with the agreed upon implementation plan.
  • Prepare quarterly activity financial reports for various Districts.
  • Prepare other regular financial reports, spreadsheets and
    correspondence as required
  • Inputting accounting data into accounting system with speed and
  • Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution
    to the Organizations monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a
    timely and accurate manner.
  • In liaison with the Senior Finance Officer, he / she will track
    monthly advances to the project staff and district teams.
  • Provide financial support to the team members and resolution of
    finance related queries.
  • Perform any other duties that may be deemed appropriate for this

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the EGPAF Finance Assistant job must hold a
    Diploma in Accounting and Finance from a reputable institution. An
    additional certification in the related field will be of an added
  • At least two years of working experience in a similar position,
    preferably with a USAID funded agency or nongovernmental organization.
  • Prospective candidates should have experience working with Local
    Government partners and knowledge of their operations.
  • Knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage.
  • Good analytical ability.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Strong skills in teamwork, networking, facilitation oral and written
  • Good knowledge & experience in using Quick Books accounting
    package. Good level of competence in excel, word and outlook.
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel to the project districts up to 60% of the

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link


Deadline: 31st 
May 2019

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