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Finance Assistant job at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)


Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

About the Organization:

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing pediatric HIV infection and eliminating pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. Founded in 1988, the organization works in 12 countries around the world.

Job Description

EGPAF is a consortium partner for USAID's funded Uganda Health Activity (UHA) which aims at helping to improve overall health system resilience and to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations in USAID Uganda priority districts. To support the implementation of UHA, EGPAF is seeking qualified candidates for the position of:
Title: Finance Assistant
Number of Vacancies: (1)
Department: Finance & Accounting
Reports To: Finance & Administration Officer
Direct Reports: None

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?
The Finance Assistant will also ensure the timely and accurate reporting of EGPAF financial and accounting information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In 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 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 the accounting system with speed and accuracy.

  • Plan, organize, and manage your workload to ensure your contribution to the organization’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner.

  • In liaison with the Finance & Administration Officer, track monthly advances to the project staff and district teams.

  • Provide financial support to the team members and resolution of finance-related queries.

  • Carry out any other duties reasonably assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business Management, Accounting, Finance, Commerce, and at least CPA or ACCA level 2.

  • At least 1 year’s relevant experience in accounting in non-profit organizations with a proven track record in financial management and an understanding of accounting processes and procedures.

  • Experience in an international donor environment.

  • Previous experience in managing US government funds and possess Knowledge of the USAID rules and regulations.

  • Prospective candidates should have experience working with Local Government partners and knowledge of their operations.

  • Possess strong accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to follow through.

  • Highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines, troubleshoot, and problem-solve.

  • Training in Computer and knowledge of accounting software systems (e.g., QuickBooks Pro).

  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a diverse social and cultural environment.

  • Possess strong accuracy, Good analytical ability, attention to detail, and ability to follow through.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Good knowledge & experience in using Quick Books accounting package. Good level of competence in excel, word, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines.

  • Knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage.

  • Willingness to travel to the project districts.

How to Apply

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Deadline for Application

April 19, 2024

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