Makerere Joint AIDS Program Finance and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Makerere Joint AIDS Program Finance and Administrative Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary:

Working closely with Finance Officer, the Finance and Administrative Assistant will support in
implementing the overall accounting, reporting, processing payments and financial control systems for the project.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Support in the preparation/ development of field monthly financial reports which includes sun
    systems postings bank reconciliations journal entries preparation personal advances balance
    reports grand summary sheets supporting payment vouchers petty cash journal and
    summarized expenditure etc. Ensure expenses are in accordance with U.S. government
    regulations (expenses are reasonable allowable and allocable)
  • Timely preparation and processing of payments by ensuring that all payments are reasonable
    allowable allocable to the project. This includes liaising with procurement to ensure that all
    payments are adequately supported.
  • Review of Mobile Money payments against Mobile Money Registration forms, Participant
    registrations / attendance forms, Approved Activity Request (AAR), Travel Activity Budget and all
    related support documentation from the project implementing teams. Supporting the finance
    team in jinja in proper filing, scanning of documents both in hard and soft copy while managing
    filing system for record and control of key documents.
  • The finance and administration assistant will be responsible for receiving, reviewing all the staff claims and accountability before they are submitted to the senior finance officer for approval.
  • Ensures that any cases of fraud, deceit, scams, financial discrepancies, or errors are promptly reported and dealt with accordingly.
  • Provide logistical support and back-up in the planning of meetings and workshops in and around
    jinja district.
  • Review of all invoices from the procurement department to ensure they are complete and well
    supported before they are submitted to the senior finance officer or the finance manager for
    further processing.
  • The Finance and administrative assistant will be responsible for ensuring all the activity request from the different program teams are fully coded
    and accurate before they are submitted to the senior finance officer or the finance manager for approval.
  • The person will work closely with the administrative assistant to ensure that support staff and team such as cleaners and Security guards are working well to achieve the desired target.
    Perform work-related errands as requested and assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications, job requirements and Competencies
  • A Bachelor’s degree in B.COM, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, or its equivalent
  • Level II qualification in professional course (CPA, ACCA or CIPS) is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in office management and administration
  • Knowledge of Sun Systems, Navision or Quick Books Accounting software will be an added
  • Knowledge of logistical operations is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with online banking platforms especially BEYONIC is an added advantage.
  • Excellent customer care and public relations.
  • Excellent customer care and interpersonal relations
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Computer skills including MS Office or equivalent and use of internet or email.
  • Excellent skills in work management and prioritizing, verbal and written communication,
    problem-solving ability, paying attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, reliability, and teamwork.
  • Flexibility to work long hours to that suit program needs.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to: ;

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