Ministry of Health Uganda Head of Finance Jobs

Ministry of Health Uganda Head of Finance Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • Overseeing the finance and accounting strategy of the Project.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participation in strategy formulation, coordination and implementation of the strategic
    and operational plans of the Project, assess the financial requirements in these plans and advice Management on alternative financial strategies.

    • Manage the budgetary process, including formulation, monitoring and reporting.

    • Manage and control, cash flow projections and always maintain the integrity of the Project’s cash and bank transactions’ balances.

    • In conjunction with the Head of Accounts MOH, establish and manage banking relationships including negotiating bank facilities and their effective monitoring to ensure compliance with their terms.

    • Manage and control Projects’ tax liabilities, insurance and other commitments.

    • Establishing, maintaining and enforcing adherence to accounting policies, financial
    regulations and procedures and systems of internal controls.

    • Preparation of timely and reliable financial reports for both internal and statutory reporting purposes including facilitating the internal and external audit process.

    • Provide inputs to Management in preparation of donor reports in areas of financial control and performance.

    • Supervise the daily operations of the finance department.

    • Manage and maintain the Projects Asset Register.

    • Ensuring that the Project work plan, budgets, reports are fully integrated in MOH accounting system.


    • Strong leadership and management skills

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Strong problem-solving skills

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Accountability and responsibility

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance and Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or any other related field attained from a reputable University or Institution.

    • Must be
    an Accountant with a full membership of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and must be in good standing.

    • Master’s degree in Business or Public Sector Management, or any other relevant field is an added advantage.


    • Five (5) years’ work experience at senior level in a Finance Management or Accounting in a project environment.

    • Able to demonstrate that the candidate can work in a fully automated environment.

    • Excellent knowledge of donor regulations including CDC/PEPFAR USAID, and other major international donors with different reporting requirements and demands.

    • Experience managing complex USG projects with annual budgets exceeding USD 20 Million per year will be added advantage.

    • Demonstrated financial management experience including preparing, managing and monitoring budgets, contracts and negotiations.

    • Demonstrated ability to exercise financial and administrative oversight of complex subgrant programs.

    • Proven leadership capabilities and solid experience managing, mentoring and developing staff.

    • Experience in developing and managing the implementation of procurement and logistics policies and procedures.

    • Proven excellent technical, analytical and diplomatic skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Uganda Head of Finance Jobs

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