Accounting/finance Jobs at John Snow Incorporated (JSI), The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI), UpEnergy and Other Companies

 
Deadline of this Job: 08 August 2022

Position Title: Finance Manager
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Position Type: Full-time
Position Category: Local Hire, In-Country
Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration
Start Date: September 01, 2022 (flexible)

Background
John Snow, Incorporated (JSI) is seeking a Finance Manager for a five-year USAID-funded U.S. President's Malaria Initiative Uganda Malaria Reduction Activity (PUMRA). PUMRA aims to improve the survival and well-being of Uganda's most vulnerable pregnant women and children in selected regions. The Activity will work with the Government of Uganda to improve technical, managerial, financial, and leadership capacity at all levels of the health system.
Job Summary
The Finance Manager is a full-time position based in Kampala. They will be responsible for monitoring the JSI financial accounts and systems for the project and for the accounting system and bank accounts, budget tracking and expenditure projections, expense monitoring and financial reporting for the contract. They will develop a comprehensive financial disbursement system based on established mobile money and other electronic payment platforms, to limit cash transactions and reduce the risk of fraud and will report to the Director of Finance and Administration. They will supervise the Finance Officer and Accountant.

Responsibilities
• In collaboration with the Director of Finance & Administration, establish and maintain a financial and administrative system fulfilling all USAID rules and regulations and in line with JSI financial policies and procedures;
• Develop a comprehensive financial disbursement system based on established mobile money and other electronic payment platforms, to limit cash transactions and reduce the risk of fraud
• Establish strong internal controls to mitigate against the risk of financial fraud;
• Supervise the day to day work of the Finance Officer and Accountant reporting to her/him;
• Support non-finance staff through in-house trainings;
• Manage the monthly accounting cycle and bank account monitoring and reconciliation
• Collaborate with Director of Finance & Administration to maintain and update the monthly budget tracking sheet (BTS) in a timely manner to make ready for monthly financial analysis;
• Review and track program budget(s) on at least a quarterly basis and prepare a report for the Senior Management Team; Review and monitor field operations budget with the management team; this may include the reviewing activity cost projections;
• Review and certify the monthly field accounts documentation, including QuickBooks vouchers and reconciliation reports prepared by the Accountant;
• Respond to queries raised on finance reports uploaded to FieldLink and resolve them in a timely manner
• Ensure that outstanding advances at the end of each month are to a minimum level;
• Participate in the preparation of work plans and work closely with the technical team to prepare and monitor coasted work plans;
• Ensure that all project incurred expenses are paid in a timely manner;
• Develop and maintain an effective professional relationship with JSI's local bank;
• Ensure that all taxes deducted from staff and vendors are paid monthly to relevant authorities and on time;
• Collaborate with the Grants Manager on the management of the grants program, including the financial monitoring visits, adherence of grantee expenditures to USG policies and procedures, and training of grantee finance/ accounting staff as is needed;
• Develop and maintain an Electronic payments system that is efficient to support project activities;
• Prepare quarterly VAT reports and documentation for submission to USAID: and Carry out other tasks as assigned by the Director of Finance and Administration.

Qualifications
• Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or related field, Master's degree preferred;
• CPA or professional training in ACCA is an added advantage;
• At least 7 years of relevant experience in finance/ accounting with a USAID project, 5 of which must have been at managerial level; Experience working with mobile money transfer systems required;
• Experience with USAID contracts is an added advantage;
• Demonstrated experience in supervision of support staff;
• Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations strongly desired;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Experience with QuickBooks accounting system desired;
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Experience with QuickBooks accounting system desired;
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated experience supervising, mentoring, and training staff Fluency in English, written and oral communications skills
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Access;

Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
Duties and Responsibilities
The Accountant shall be responsible for implementing financial plans and strategies aimed at efficient and effective utilization of resources. In addition, this position is responsible for:
• Implement stringent expenditure control procedures
• Prepare monthly revenue performance reports;
• Ensuring effective revenue management system and procedures;
• Maintain Business School Student Accounts to ensure up to date fee statements are periodically disseminated to students through country offices;
• Manage the students' statements on the Business School Student management system;
• Maintain accounts receivable ledgers and ensure reconciliation with General Ledger;
• Maintain Fixed Assets Register:
• Carry out reconciliation of general ledger control accounts with sub ledgers;
• Prepare Cashflow projection on quarterly basis; and
• Prepare monthly management reports for the Institutes as well as its various business units for effective decision making.

Qualifications and Experience
• Degree in Accountancy or equivalent;
• Full professional qualification such as ACCA/CIMA CPA;
• Masters of Business Administration or Equivalent will be an added advantage;
• Five years relevant post qualification experience:
• Knowledge of international Financial Reporting Standards;
• Knowledge of global trends in accounting and finance practices.

Competences and Skills
• Communication skills;
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office and accounting software;
• Team player and able to work under pressure;
• Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills; and
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision


Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Duties and Responsibilities
The Accountant shall be responsible for implementing financial plans and strategies aimed at efficient and effective utilization of resources. In addition, this position is responsible for:
• Implement stringent expenditure control procedures
• Prepare monthly revenue performance reports;
• Ensuring effective revenue management system and procedures;
• Maintain Business School Student Accounts to ensure up to date fee statements are periodically disseminated to students through country offices;
• Manage the students' statements on the Business School Student management system;
• Maintain accounts receivable ledgers and ensure reconciliation with General Ledger;
• Maintain Fixed Assets Register:
• Carry out reconciliation of general ledger control accounts with sub ledgers;
• Prepare Cashflow projection on quarterly basis; and
• Prepare monthly management reports for the Institutes as well as its various business units for effective decision making.

Qualifications and Experience
• Degree in Accountancy or equivalent;
• Full professional qualification such as ACCA/CIMA CPA;
• Masters of Business Administration or Equivalent will be an added advantage;
• Five years relevant post qualification experience:
• Knowledge of international Financial Reporting Standards;
• Knowledge of global trends in accounting and finance practices.

Competences and Skills
• Communication skills;
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office and accounting software;
• Team player and able to work under pressure;
• Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills; and
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision



Other Vacancies

Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022

Deadline of this Job: 11 August 2022  

Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
Deadline of this Job: 19 August 2022  

Deadline of this Job: 19 August 2022  



JOB ALERT SUBSCRIPTION

UPLOAD YOUR JOB/S OR OTHER SERVICES

Upload your job/s using this page. We will post the job/s on the website within one hour. All file formats should be in MS Word or PDF. Your logo if uploaded separately should be in picture format or PDF. Enter email to reveal more fields!

Each job costs UGX50,000 for standard package, UGX100,000 for premium package and UGX150,000 for Premium + Priority Distribution Package. You can save time with our Shortlisting and get quality staff that solve your customer pains effectively with our Recruitment services. See full pricing here.

Checkout our recruitment and sourcing bloss at https://www.lafabsolution.com/blogs/hr-and-recruitment

Save time with 30% of the one month gross pay for the job.
Recruit candidates that align well with solving your cutomer pain with  just 70% of the one month gross pay for the job.

Send Mobile Money to 0773966860 MTN or 0753298980 Airtel with the name Martin Mubiru. Enter Company name as reference

Make cheques Payable to Lafab Solutions Ltd. Account details for Bank to Bank transfers will be sent to your email.

Call 0704912354 or 0782163148 to make payment arrangements

Send a scanned copy of the Local Purchase order to admin@lafabsolution.com

Simply make PayPal payment at: 
https://www.lafabsolution.com/paypal

Lafab Solutions is the Parent Company.

Drag and drop files here or Browse

Great HR Services

Head Hunting Support

Some jobs are so strategically important but not easy to find the perfect match for the right expertise. Leverage our tools, networks and experience to find the best fit.

Shortlisting

Let us sieve out the top qualified candidates for you and save time looking at hundreds or thousands of applications.

Salary Surveys

Salary surveys are used for the strategic decision of determining the pay level of the organization. This decision directly impacts the kind and quality of the organization’s work force; most importantly its labor costs.

Employee Outsourcing

We hire and look after your employees. We offer them a modern, professional and efficient service with a salary package agreed with your organisation and in respect with all the employer contributions obligations, we conduct performance review and appraisal, organize training and handle all contract issues with transparency and efficiency. Not only employee outsourcing reduces cost but It also allows you to focus on your core business goals while we take care of the team.

Casual Work Management

For casual work services, our utmost dedication lies in bridging the gap between job seekers and flexible employment opportunities. Serving as the premier platform for casual workers, we excel in offering customized solutions for temporary, seasonal, and part-time positions to employers.

Temporary Staffing

Due to unforeseen reasons (i.e: sick leave, maternity leave, employee quitting without notice or peaks in the workload) and the organization may need temporary staff to reinforce its workforce. In the shortest time possible we get you the best from our pool of experts, handle all the paperwork, manage their contracts, payroll and any other administrative obligations required. Temporary Staffing is time and cost saving and reduces hiring risks for guaranteed result.

CVs on Request

Urgently looking for candidates with no time to advertise for weeks? This is service is for You. We select the best candidates from our database plus a collection of CVs from the services we have undertaken for similar roles to get you the best candidates.

Full Recruitment

We handle the whole recruitment process from job advertisement/distribution, receiving applications, shortlisting, assessing to find the best fit, recommending the best candidates, running background checks of the selected candidates and notifying the non-selected ones.

HR Advisory Services

We provide sound advice to HR management personnel and ensure the development of effective HR policies and processes, compliance with local labor law and deliver solutions that foster an organization's ability to attract, retain and motivate talent.

Great Uganda Jobs has the best email alert has a great whatsapp community has shortlisting services has a CV database has head hunting services posts jobs within minutes makes job searching easy simplifies recruitment provides career guidance team is reachable 24/7

Browse Thousands of Jobs on Auto Scroll

Developer Apprenticeship job at Voyance Consulting Limited
Category Computer/ IT jobs in Uganda
Type Full-Time
Posted 22-04-2024
Invitation To Bid For Asset Disposal April 2024 tendering at FINCA Uganda Ltd
Category Tenders in Uganda
Type Full-Time
Posted 22-04-2024
Office Cook job at Donswift Company Limited
Category Hospitality/ Chef/ Cook jobs in Uganda
Type Full-Time
Posted 22-04-2024
Senior Accountant job at Enimiro Products Uganda Ltd
Company Enimiro Uganda
Category Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Type Full-Time
Posted 22-04-2024

Candidate Assessment Tests

For only $15 per test per individual, you gain the power to assess candidates for any job, spanning all levels of expertise and qualifications.
  • Blue collar tests
    Evaluate the skills and abilities of candidates for blue-collar jobs
  • Coding Tests
    Evaluate the coding skills of candidates for software development jobs
  • Cognitive ability tests
    Verbal reasoning, Numerical reasoning, Abstract reasoning, and Problem-solving
  • Engineering skills test
    Engineering abilities focusing on Mathematics, Physics, Engineering principles, Problem-solving, and Communication.
  • Language
    Tests for job that require a certain level of language proficiency.
  • Programming skills test
    Fundamental programming concepts, Problem-solving, Data structures and algorithms, and Coding style
  • Psychometric Tests
    Intelligence tests, Aptitude tests, Personality tests, and Interests tests
  • Situational judgement tests
    Measure a person's ability to make decisions in realistic work-related situations

Some of Our Clients

CONTACTS

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm

Telephone:
+256753298980, +256773966860

Email:
admin@lafabsolution.com

JOB ALERTS

JOB CATEGORIES