Finance Officer NGO Jobs – Uganda Episcopal Conference


Job Title:    Finance Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Episcopal Conference

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Regional
Project Officer


About US:

The Uganda Catholic
Medical Bureau (UCMB), the Health Department of the Uganda Episcopal Conference
(UEC) in partnership with the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform
(ACHAP)—an advocacy and network platform of over 40 Christian Health
Associations (CHAs) and Church Health Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, with
support from USAID, are implementing a Community Health Networks project—ACHAP
Afya—in the West Nile Districts of Arua and Nebbi.


The goal of the
project is to address community health interventions—that will increase the
demand and utilization of maternal, and child health (MCH), Nutrition, Water
& Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) and voluntary family planning and reproductive
health (FP/RH) interventions in the region through expanding demand for and
availability of community health services by engaging and leveraging the
expertise of locally established organizations and influential community
resource persons that can help strengthen linkage and the reach of the
healthcare system.


The ACHAP Afya –
UCMB Community Health Network Project will be implemented to support Government
of Uganda development efforts of reducing key community drivers of child and
maternal morbidity and mortality in high burden regions of Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Finance and Compliance Officer’s primary
responsibility is to provide timely and accurate reviews of monthly budgets,
expenditure as well as building capacity of lower level supported health units
in financial management in line with donor requirements.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and review cash forecasts from the sub-recipient to ensure they are in line
with the approved grant budgets and monitor partners’ budgets throughout the

project staff in developing grant budgets that align with their work plans.

financial reviews for partners to evaluate compliance with UEC & donor

and accurate verification of sub recipient advances and liquidations of
project   related activities ensuring
that all expenses are coded to the appropriate account codes, expenses are
within budget and are adequately supported and are authentic.

general capacity building to counterparts in areas of budgeting, broad
financial management and programmatic accountability.

and evaluation of partner advances /grants and assisting partners/grantees with
advice and practical guidelines on financial matters.

the Finance & Compliance Manager with month end reporting.

all substantiating source documentation to ensure that they comply with GAAP,
A-122, all relevant USG regulations, and donor agreement terms.

reconciliation and monitoring of the grant data entered in the accounting
software to ensure accuracy in cost charging.

payment requests, vouchers for accuracy and completeness for payment.

compliance with donor rules and regulations

and process cash advances for partners.

closely with UCMB finance staff, other project technical staffs, supported
health care facilities and vendors.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a B. Com / BBA with Accounting options

qualification in CPA, ACCA is an added advantage.

At least
five years’ work experience in a busy finance environment and experience in
Health related International NGO operations, regulations and compliance issues.

Literacy with Competency in NAVISION, MS word, MS Excel and accounting

player with excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

person must be able to work with minimum supervision.

to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with colleagues from
different backgrounds.


How to Apply:

All eligible and
interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of
certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below:


The Secretary

Uganda Catholic

Plot 672, Hanlon
Road – Nsambya Hill

P.O. Box 2886
Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 12th February 2021


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