Finance Management Specialist USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

 

Job Title:      Finance Management Specialist 

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
(UPMB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and
Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression,
provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key
populations, strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for
sustainable service delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and
maintaining epidemic control.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance Management Specialist will support
the Director, Financial and Administration to monitor cost effectiveness
through developing timely financial reports and instituting strong accounting
systems. The staff shall support development of finance policies/manuals, plans
and preparation of budgets and financial reports and monitoring of project
expenses.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

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Review and monitor proper financial systems,
policies and procedures with clear internal controls in line with UPMB policies
and donor requirements.

·        
Provide financial management support to project
teams on project preparation, including assessment of the adequacy of project
finance management capacity and arrangement such as planning and budgeting,
internal controls, funds flow, accounting and financial reporting, etc.

·        
Compile program and administrative financial
budgets for submission to the Director Finance and Administration, and monitor
all financial transfers between partners and different accounts in line with
financial guidelines.

·        
Support the Director, Finance and Administration
in analysis of project incomes, expenditures and identify funding gaps, and
propose corrective measures for financial sustainability

·        
Keep custody of all records and assets of the
organization in accordance with statutory requirements guidelines and policies.

·        
Develop, implement and control UPMB annual
budgeting process in line with donor requirements.

·        
Plan, prepare coordinate and implements all
external audit activities and recommendations for UPMB in line with GAAP.

·        
Plan, carry out and monitor capacity building
for implementing partners and CSO in Finance management and accounting.

·        
Provide Financial Management support to project
teams during project supervision to assist project team leaders’ review of
performance.

·        
Review and make input into the project financial
statements and audit reports received

·        
Prepare Financial Management inputs to the
project documents and review FM-related sections in financing agreements.

·        
Support procurement specialist and finance
officers to address policy matters.

·        
Undertake other activities as appropriate and as
requested.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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The applicant must hold an MBA/finance, and a
University degree in Commerce, Finance, accounting Business studies or other
related field

·        
Accounting or professional qualification in
accounting e.g. ACCA, CPA

·        
At least 5 years’ experience in managing
accounts of a large organization

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Knowledge in USAID funding guidelines

·        
Familiarity with NGO sector as well as
experience in handling large funds from donors.

·        
Proven computer competence with ability to use
spread sheets and accounting software package

·        
Professional integrity and sound knowledge of FM
and anti-corruption matters.

·        
Familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting
Standards and framework.

·        
Excellent interpersonal skills

·        
Well-developed analytical skills

·        
Able to supervise others effectively

·        
Demonstrated management, team building and
strategic planning skills.

·        
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving
skills.

·        
Strong teamwork ethics and collaborative skills.

·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills
in English.

·        
Self-starter requiring minimal supervision

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:

 

Executive Director

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127

Kampala-Uganda

 

E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

 

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