Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:
  • Finance Assistant
  • Mbarara

    Reports to the Finance Manager

    Job Summary

    Under the direct supervision of the Finance Manager, Finance Assistant will be responsible for the disbursement of funds to CSOs and for direct program implementation in the districts supported by the RHITES SW project.

    The Finance Assistant will also ensure the timely and accurate reporting of RHITES -SW financial and accounting information.

    Core 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 of 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 accounting system with speed and accuracy.
    Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the Organizations monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner.
  • In liaison with the Senior Finance Officer, he / she will track monthly advances to the project staff and district teams.
  • Provide financial support to the team members and resolution of finance related queries.
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate for this role.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • A Diploma in Accounting and Finance from a reputable Institution. An additional certification in
    the related field will be of an added advantage.


  • Working experience of at least 2 years minimum in a similar position, preferably with a USAID funded agency or nongovernmental organization.
  • Prospective candidates should have experience working with Local Government partners and knowledge of their operations.
  • Knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage.

  • Good analytical ability.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
    Strong skills in teamwork, networking, facilitation oral and written communication
    Good knowledge & experience in using Quick Books accounting package.
  • Good level of competence in excel, word and outlook.
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel to the project districts up to 60% of the month.
  • Employee Status
  • Full Time Employee
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Finance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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