Makerere Joint AIDS Program Finance and Operations Manager Jobs in Uganda

Makerere Joint AIDS Program Finance and Operations Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director, Finance and Operations; provide technical oversight to the
financial and project operations; ensure financial effective management by providing accounting,
administrative, financial management and logistical support to ensure smooth operation and
implementation of project activities.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • In conjunction with the Director, Finance and Operations support the planning and budgeting
    process and consolidate the work plans and budgets; and monitor budget utilization in line with
    approved activities and USAID guidelines.
  • Review all approved payments for the project’s local vendors, contractors and consultants for
    goods and services received, in accordance with MJAP Finance Manual and the USAID regulations.
  • Provide Technical Assistance to review sub grantees’ budgets and work plans for the effective and
    efficient utilization and compliance with MJAP and funder/partners guidelines.
  • Maintain the project’s current standing with all mandated tax and registrations, including
    submission of payments and required reports.
  • Manage cash flow, and authorization for payment of local costs and reconcile the project’s bank
    accounts and field advance accounts each month.
  • Verify and document all project financial transactions in the approved MJAP Accounting System
    and submit timely reports each month.
  • Review all paid invoices, verifying agreement with supporting documentation, including price
    quotes, purchase orders and shipping receipts.
  • Implement internal systems for obtaining purchase approvals and use of assets and ensure the
    adequate application of internal controls.
  • Ensure that established policies and procedures on finance are understood by staff, implemented,
    and regularly reviewed.
  • Coordinate and support operational units of Administration, Accounting, HR, IT, and
    procurement; supervise and appraise staff under his/her docket.
  • Prepare for draft TB, GL, SEFA and Phoenix reports for External and Internal auditing of the project
  • Coordinate program implementation, including effective provision of administrative and logistic
    support to district,
    health facility, community based and other field activities.
  • Work closely with the Procurement Specialist to ensure that all suppliers/vendors are paid on
    time and in accordance with the USAID and Internal MJAP rules & regulations.
  • Manage submission and reporting of WHT, PAYE and NSSF on a timely manner.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications, Job Requirements and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce (Accounting)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Financial management (Accounting)
  • Professional qualification such as: ACCA, CMA, CPA or MCIPS) with membership to a professional
  • Over 10 years’ experience in managing funder/partners funds, preferably with large and complex
    grants and knowledge of CDC USG contract and grant compliance requirements.
  • Proven expertise in finance, accounting and auditing, including automated financial systems.
  • Specific experience in managing CDC/USG agreements and the financial reporting requirements; and
    sub-grants management protocols.
  • Applied knowledge in budget development, project management, contracts management, financial
    management, grants management and procurement.
  • Ability to submit timely financial reports per the required financial procedures and CDC/USG
  • Ability to manage funds, logistics and human resources in accordance with CDC /USG guidelines.
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills

    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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