Ministry of Health Uganda Accounts Officer - Grants Jobs

Ministry of Health Uganda Accounts Officer - Grants Jobs

Main purpose of the job:

  • The Accounts Officer Grants is the focal person at the Regional Referral Hospital, prepare monthly fund accountability reports, monitor the MoH-CDC RRH budget, prepare MoHCDC RRH CoAg budget and work plans for new and continuous applications

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Finance and Accounting

    • Prepare payment vouchers for grants all CDC CoAg RRH payments

    • Prepare Monthly Bank reconciliation for RRH CDC CoAg designed bank account

    • Review activity requests received from the community Head of department and submit them to the RRH senior accountant and Director for approval

    • Follow up accountabilities for fund advanced to implementers of activities

    • Maintain ledgers and cashbook for the CDC CoAg RRH.

    • Prepare and submit tax deductions like WHT to URA through the RRH main TIN/URA account.

    • Ensure that VAT suppliers are registered in IFRIS before their payments are processed.

    • Prepare quarterly VAT schedules and submit them to Senior Grants and Contracts Officer for consolidation and onward submission to CDC.

    • Support the RRH procurement officers in procurement of supplies and logistics for the CDC CoAg RRH mechanism,

    • Prepare and submit monthly budget analysis (Income and Expenditure analysis) to the Senior Grants and Contracts Officer.

    • Act as a bank agent for the MoH-CDC CoAg at RRH delivering and picking banking documents and withdrawing cash where necessary as well as being in charge of petty cash for MoH-CDC CoAg/ RRH office.

    • Maintaining an updated asset register and ensuring it is incorporated in the main register of the RRH.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must have a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Commerce or related courses with a bias in Accounting.

    • Must be in his/her third level of ICPAU course or an equivalent of the same level offered by any other recognized professional accountancy body.

    • A minimum of 2 years’ hands on and verifiable prior experience working in Finance, Accounting or grants position in a busy grants funded organization or research projects.

    Experience, skills and other requirements

    • Good computer skills with good knowledge of excel and spread sheets.

    • Excellent in communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

    • Excellent in report writing skills.

    • Have an analytical mind.

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and observe deadlines.

    • Prior experience working in a busy research/ grant’s office will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Uganda Accounts Officer - Grants Jobs

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