Finance Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Jhpiego

 Finance Officer 1, TCI

Organisation: Jhpiego

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Finance Officer

About US:

Jhpiego is a
nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health
care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national
governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’
skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier
futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care
for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

We are seeking an
experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who
is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able
to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

About Project:

TCI Tupange For
Better Cities implements a demand driven approach in the delivery of family
planning selected geographies (cities, municipal councils, district councils).

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer I will be responsible for
providing financial support to Jhpiego Uganda Country Office and related
programs to ensure the smooth running of the finance office. He/she will be
handling day to day financial operations of the TCI Project, with particular
emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash
handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.
He/she will implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and
bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance
of Jhpiego’s financial operations. The Finance Officer I will support the TCI
project in Uganda, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented
by Jhpiego as a Prime. .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree
    in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Minimum of final stage of CPA (U) or
  • At least three years of relevant
    experience in financial analysis and reporting, cash flow analysis, budget
    development and forecasting.
  • Relevant experience with Bill and
    Melinda Gates Foundation project management will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations
    would be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit
    organization will be an added advantage.
  • An understanding of maintenance of
    ledger entries, books keeping skills and bank reconciliations.
  • Computers skills including use of
    spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted
    Accounting Principles, GAAP.
  • Knowledge of internal controls and their
  • Excellent organizational skills,
    detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy;
  • Strong analytical skills and sound
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively
    interact with all levels of staff and partners.
  • Good oral and written communication
    skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses
  • Ability to work independently and as a
    member of a team.
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a
    positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send application & CV with 3
referees to the following email address:
Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the

Only those selected
for interview will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th July 2019

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