5 Accounts Assistants – fhi 360

April 25, 2023

Job Title: 5 Accounts Assistants

Organization: fhi 360

Location: Masaka, Uganda  


Roles and responsibilities

  • Supporting the Public Financial Management Consultants (PFMC) and ensure that DLGs meets their accountability commitments. o Assisting DLGs to make and submit accurate budgetary control and financial reporting in compliance with their internal control system.
  • Support RRH staff and DHMTS to ensure that the internal controls provide an appropriate level of financial accountability and compliance with the Ministry of Health and donors’ financial instructions.
  • Supporting DLGS in budget formulation, implementation, and review
  • Supporting USAID and other key stakeholders provides technical assistance to the Government of Uganda (GOU) through Ministry of Health (MOH) and other key stakeholders.
  • Take part in TA planning and implementation activities aimed at Take p strengthening the financial management systems of donor funds including the Global fund, CDS, WHO, UNICEF etc.
  • Helping DLGs to reduce the lead time for payments, establish standards, and improved payments records management to meet GOU and donor standards with attention to accuracy.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

  Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or part-qualified CPA, ACCA, or CIMA
  • At least one-year work experience in finance, accounting, or audit at DLG or USAID project
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills at the junior management level. o Experience in managing development-related assignments such as USAID, WHO, UNICEF, Global fund or CDS will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS); principles and accepted practices of the Government of Uganda (GOU) with regard to finance, accounting, budgeting, and reporting; as well as governmental and not-for-profit accounting, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of development principles, concepts, and practices, especially as they relate to performing audits of development especially d programs and projects.
  • Knowledge of Public Financial Management systems for MDAs, Internal Control Framework, International auditing standards and related areas.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take direction accurately. o Analytical thinker and problem solver.

  How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications with CVs, and copies of Academic Certificates to: Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org . Please indicate the title “Accounts Assistant” in the subject line.

Application deadline: Friday, 28th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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