University Research Company Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

University Research Company Finance Assistant Jobs Opportunities in Uganda


Introduction

URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the finance officers in preparing monthly financial reports for timely submission to home office. This includes but not limited to QB posting, preparing monthly bank reconciliations, cash reconciliations, staff advances reconciliations etc.
  • Verify payment documentation for adequacy and completeness before posting to QB.
    Manage petty cash accounts, including ensuring the maintenance of an appropriate level of petty cash in safe deposit.
  • Process per diems and other travel advances for project related work.
  • Together with the finance team, ensure that all costs in the project adhere to USAID/URC regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and allocable.
  • Assist Finance Officer in addressing all monthly field report review comments from home office including providing feedback for missing vouchers and outstanding information following review of payment documentation.
  • Assist Finance Officer in preparation of monthly cash projections for submission to home office.
  • Receive & prepare journals to reconcile staff advances / accountabilities before being reviewed by Finance Officer and Finance Director.
  • Preparation and continuous update of the vendor tracker as per guidelines/ requirements by Contracts department.
  • Assist in the update of the Excel cash book to enable timely preparation and submission of weekly cash balance to home office.
  • Ensure all financial documents, journals and payment vouchers are filed in a timely manner.

    Qualifications

  • Degree in accounting or comparable certifications/qualifications.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting and general financial management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • At least two years’ experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2918 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Finance Assistant Jobs Opportunities in Uganda




    University Research Company Finance Officer Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Support in the preparation/ development of field monthly financial reports which includes QB 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), and URC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all project-related transactions are conducted, processed and recorded as per URC system of Chart of Accounts.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that internal controls pertaining online banking & Mobile money are tightened to mitigate risks.
  • As part of the finance team, ensure that URC financial management policies and procedures and USAID regulations are strictly adhered to. This includes ensuring that all policy directives and various checklists circulated by HQ are implemented.
  • Supervise Management of petty cash fund by reviewing (for accuracy) and processing petty cash and bank vouchers.
  • Work closely with Finance Officer to address all field report review comments from home office including providing feedback for missing vouchers and outstanding information following review of payment documentation.
  • Assist in Preparation of monthly cash projections for submission to home office under the direction of the Finance Director. This also includes Bi weekly wire confirmations.
  • Support the management of personnel payroll
    and benefits accounting.
  • Support review of financial reports and documentation from sub grantees as needed, under the direction of Finance & Director
  • Work closely with the Grants department to ensure that sub grantee accountabilities and reconciliations are properly documented and journalized in QBs.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or other relevant field.
  • Completed minimum Level 2 ACCA or CPA.
  • At least five (4) years of experience in the financial management.
  • Experience with working with USAID funded programs will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent writing, computer, management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2918 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Finance Officer Jobs Opportunities in Uganda




    University Research Company Grants Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Work with Grantees to complete legal incorporation, System for Award Management registrations, and dedicated bank accounts for grant funds.
  • Work with grantees to prepare and complete their cost proposals during the application process to ensure compliance with USAID and URC financial rules and regulations.
  • Maintain well-organized and updated files and records on each sub-grantee.
  • Routinely monitor and review sub-grantees progress in meeting targets/ deliverables and providing documentation of expenditures in line with sub-grant requirements
  • Review activities reports from sub grantees to ensure compliance.
  • Facilitate timely release of sub-grantees funding and reimbursement.
  • Analyze the monthly financial reports of each grant, including: Checking the supporting documentation of each grant report (invoices, receipts, quotations, etc.);
  • Providing and reconciling grants bank statements for each monthly/quarterly report;
  • Verifying that monthly spending and cumulative spending is consistent with the approved budget for each grant; and confirming that the counterpart report complies with the general budget of the project.
  • Support improvement of sub-grantees financial capacity through regular coaching/monitoring.
  • Follow up and review of sub-grantee accountabilities and reports for direct site support activities.
  • Draft periodic reports for the Finance & Administration Director and provide recommendations to improve grant performance.
  • Provide accounting and finance support to grants through site visits and scheduled meetings; visit field sites on a regular basis to monitor financial-related activities.

    Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Management, Finance, Administration, or other related field.
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience managing the financial and administrative components of grants, grants-under-contract, subcontracts, preferably in donor-funded programs in the health sector.
  • Experience with sub granting to civil society Organizations, Community Based Organizations and districts required.
  • Specific experience with USAID contracting and grant mechanisms, with demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations, and reporting requirements.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should send their resume by 19th January, 2918 to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division
    Jinja, UGANDA
    Email: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com


    For more information and job application details, see; University Research Company Grants Manager Jobs Opportunities in Uganda





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