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Deadline of this Job: 15 October 2022
Finance And Administration Officer
Ref F 1 (one position)

The finance and administration officer will be responsible for leading, managing, tracking and tracking of activities implemented under the project.
The duties and responsibilities of the Finance and Administration officer include the following.
Financial management
• Prepare process of all accounting transactions such as disbursement, cash receipts, journal entries and advances which are in accordance with finance and accounting policies and procedures.
• Ensure timely submission of monthly requests, reconciliations, and financial statement reports.
• Maintain accurate bank records of cash withdraws and deposits.
• Ensure efficient payment and disbursements according to approved policy and procedures.
• Provide administrative, logistical and procurement support to the team on ongoing operations.
• Follow up on issues raised by project partners to ensure compliance and resolution.
• Other duties related to logistic and procurement, as assigned by the project manager.

Budget management.
• Assist activities managers with compiling managing, monitoring and tracking budget (eg organizing invoices, checks and other financials) and preparing financial/ funding report when cleaned necessary.
• Work with the project team to ensure budget compliance.
• Ensure maintenance of up-to-date register of the project assets.
• N.B. perform other related duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualification.
• Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in financial management and project administration.
• Bachelor of Accounting, or Bachelor of Accounting and Finance or Bachelor of Commerce
• Be a holder of a full professional qualification such as CPA or ACCA.
• Experience in the donor founded projects will be considered an asset.
• Excellent excel and Microsoft office skill is a must, especially for functions related to financial management and accounting.
• Excellent Quick Books expertise will be considered an asset.
• Must be conversant with financial and accounting terminology.
• The position requires strategic and analytical skills, communication skills, good time management skills, dynamic and initiatives, be a team player and a high degree of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality.
• Financial reporting and cash flow management.
• Manage payroll administration systems and procedures.
• Grant management compliance and donor reporting
• Maintain a strong internal control environment.

Deadline of this Job: 10 October 2022
Finance, Strategy Economics Business

Job Description.
• Implement the MS Branch Internal Control Framework across the entity
• Prepare and engage various department heads to affect the implementation of EIC Questionnaire
• Ensure the execution of Priority Controls (Geo Zone/MS Division) and ensure they are tested on a regular basis
• Review and ensure existing procedures support the enforcement of Internal Control throughout the entity in consistence with the procedures of the Geo Zone and/or MS Division
• Implement the Annual Audit Plan and prepare reports on the findings
• Support the HSEQ Department in the One Maestro Self-Assessment reviews Coordinate the global Risk management scheme in the entity
• Coordinate the entity Risk Mapping and follow up on the action plans to ensure implementation
• Follow up to ensure that the agreed audit actions are implemented and report the same to the Internal Audit Manager
• Make recommendations regarding control gaps to ensure that the risks are mitigated
• Cross Reference the various Internal Control processes (audit. risk mapping, questionnaire, representation letter, control testing etc ) to identify main internal control weaknesses and follow up the relevant mitigation action plans Compliance
• Perform fraud related investigations or any other investigations that may arise and report the same to the Internal Audit Manager
• Support the Internal Audit Manager in preparation and coordination of the Audit Risk and Ethics Committee (AREC) meetings Internal Control awareness
• Support the Internal Audit Manager in preparation and coordination of the Audit Committee meeting
• Implement communication of internal control principles to staff

Candidate profile
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related course from a reputable University
• An additional professional training relating to the Job is desirable
• 2-3 years of forensic working experience
• Experience regarding Audit matters and relations to External Auditors would be appropriate
• Well organized method-oriented practical and operational approach of the issues
• Networking skills
• Autonomy
• Strong interpersonal skills, regarding communication, management, and diplomacy

Deadline of this Job: 10 October 2022
Job Description
• Preparation of the monthly Joint Interest Billings (JIBs) and Cash Calls for both EA1 and EA2.
• Timely response to queries from JV partners in respect to EA1 and EA2 Joint interest Billings (JIBs) and Cash Calls.
• Ensuring proper filing and archiving of all Joint Venture reports and communications (including but not restricted to Joint Interest Billings and Cash Calls) for ease of retrieval.
• Participation in the preparation of annual Joint Venture budgets (OCM and ACM budgets) and attending associated meetings along with other members of Finance team and JV planning.
• Participation in Joint Venture Technical Planning Meetings (TPM) and Finance Planning Meetings (FPM).
• Participation in JV meetings between Finance and JV Planning to review non-Operated billings and ensure proper estimation of monthly Non-Operated accruals based on value of work done.
• Posting of approved monthly Non-Operated Billings in Salsa.
• Review and reconciliation of partner JIB with budgets to identify any potential overruns and unplanned work programmes. Analysis, documentation, and presentation of such potential overruns, incorporating credible comments (variance analysis), to the Budget & Reporting Manager for the identification of potential mitigation plans.
• Participation in Joint Venture meetings with JV partner representatives (currently quarterly) to challenge the OBO costs, especially those outside the budget and work programme.
• Preparation of non-operated budgets in liaison with JV planning.
• Ensure provision of appropriate up to date closing forecast for non-operated, with proper justification and comments to support the estimates.
• Preparation of operating procedures within identified perimeter.
• Ensure compliance with relevant Sarbanes-Oxley Act controls in reporting (JIBs) in conjunction with internal audit.
• Preparation of Cost Recovery Statements and Request for Services (RFS) reports for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU).
• Provide accurate and timely JV information as required for Management Reporting.
• Ensure that all Finance aspects of the Uganda JV assets are administered in line with the PSC and JOA.

Candidate profile
• Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management, Accounting or related field.
• Professional qualification in ACCA/CPA is an added advantage.
• Minimum six (6) years’ experience in Finance in Oil & Gas Upstream Sector.
• Good knowledge of FI/CO/MM/JVA domains of SAP ERP.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Power Point and Word).
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills and ability to work in a team.
• Good knowledge of the Oil & Gas business.

Deadline of this Job: 10 October 2022
Pathfinder International is implementing a fiveyear Family Planning Activity (FPA) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). As a lead implementing agency, Pathfinder with partners is playing a catalytic role in increasing access to modern contraception and reducing the unmet need for voluntary family planning services in Uganda

Intermediate Result Areas:
FPA's three Intermediate Result areas (IRS) are; Uganda leadership and coordination strengthened to support FP; Positive social norms and behaviors enhanced to improve healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies, and access to quality voluntary family planning increased. The Activity operates in 11 districts with Albertine Cluster covering Kiryandongo, Buliisa, and Kyankwanzi, Rwenzori Cluster covering Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Kibaale, Ntoroko, and Bundibugyo, and the Central Cluster covering Gomba, Butambala, and Rakai districts with head office in Kampala overseeing all.
We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals for the following position:
Job title: Finance and Administration Officer Kampala

Deadline of this Job: 14 October 2022
Company Description
Epicentre is an organisation created by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1986. We conduct field epidemiology, training, and research activities for MSF interventions. Our activities for populations in precarious situations are led from Uganda, Niger, and France, and through the programs of MSF and others. They mainly concern infectious diseases and undernutrition.
The Ugandan Research Center conducts research activities on public health issues relevant to Africa, according to GCPs (Good Clinical Practices) quality standards, in close collaboration with MSF, Mbarara University of Science & Technologies, and other stakeholders in health sector. Current projects, include clinical and vaccinal trials, focus on TB, HIV, central nervous system infections, and yellow fever.

Job Description
You are looking for a meaningful professional experience?
Epicentre is looking for a Finance and HR Coordinator to manage all finance and HR activities in its Mbarara Research center.
Reporting directly to the Center’s Director, this position aims to strengthen good practice in financial management and human resources.

What you will bring
Skills to perform your main activities:
• You will define and implement finance and HR strategies and budgets for the center, in line with the overall reporting calendar and guidelines defined by Epicentre Paris
• You will work in close collaboration with HR, Finance teams and the heads of studies to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all budgets and forecasts for the Research center as well as the proposals and reports submitted to external funding partners and local / national authorities.
• You will contribute to the definition and implementation of Epicentre / MSF policies and procedures and good financial, HR and administrative practices. You will also ensure that existing procedures and policies are followed and the Center’s objectives are met, carefully monitoring use of human and material resources.
• Management skills : You will manage and train your team, develop and maintain close relations with HR and finance teams based in Paris. You will be expected to have excellent organisational and planning skills, an ability to coordinate activities with ministries, partners and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, motivated and competent team.
• Education and Professional experience : You have a Master or equivalent in finance, business administration or in HR. You have substantial knowledge and previous experience in HR and financial management of external funded projects for humanitarian aid and / or medical research..
• You have at least 3 years of relevant work experience in a similar position with MSF or another NGOs in developing countries and/or in a Research Center.
• Previous experience in clinical research would be a plus.
• You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English. French is a plus.
• You have a good command of IT applications (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point, Sharepoint, accounting software etc.).
• You have a proven ability to work under pressure, to be flexible and to anticipate deadlines and identify potential risks. You work well in a team and are proactive in proposing new approaches and solutions.

Additional Information
What you will get
• You will work with a multicultural team in the field of epidemiology and clinical research
• You will evolve in the humanitarian environment
• Your contributions and ideas will be valued and highly appreciated
• You will participate in the life of the organization and your responsibilities will evolve over time

• Fixed-term contract of 12 months, renewable, with healthcare coverage.
• Position to start mid-November 2022
• Position based in Mbarara, with travel to Kampala and Paris if needed.
• Remuneration according to experience and MSF/Epicentre salary grid.

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
Mazars BRJ is the Uganda integrated firm of Mazars Group ( and a member of the Mazars East Africa Group (“MEAG”) made up of offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Mazars is an international integrated and independent firm, specializing in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax, and legal services. We assist major international groups, entrepreneurial and small businesses, private investors, and public bodies at every stage of their development. Mazars operates in 90+ countries, worldwide, together with a presence in a further 19 where it has correspondent offices.
Mazars BRJ’s offices are located in Bugolobi, a Kampala suburb.
The Accounts Assistant – supports the accounting and administration department of the firm by performing administrative and clerical tasks and other support roles necessary to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of books of accounts and financial reporting. He or she will report to the head of finance in the Accounting and Outsourcing department.

Experience and qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any other related field.
• Professional certifications such as CPA is a plus.
• 1 – 2 years of professional experience.
• Knowledge of accounting software such as QuickBooks
• Be highly organized with exceptional time management and communication skills
• Be proficient in computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office applications
• Be a person of high integrity
• Ability to work on own initiative, but also as part of a team
• Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines

Deadline of this Job: 28 September 2022

Chaperone International Ltd. invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, self-motivated persons for immediate employment on contract terms at Kanungu HCIV- Kataate Hospital Project, an emerging oasis of dignified treatment and compassionate healthcare service delivery, in the following position;

Minimum Requirements
• Diploma in Accountancy/ Diploma in Business Administration.
• Strong computer skills

Deadline of this Job: 28 September 2022

Chaperone International Ltd. invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, self-motivated persons for immediate employment on contract terms at Kanungu HCIV- Kataate Hospital Project, an emerging oasis of dignified treatment and compassionate healthcare service delivery, in the following position;

Minimum Requirements
• Certificate in Laboratory Technology

Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022
Manager Internal Audit
No. of Openings: One (01)
Reports to: Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer
Responsible for: Internal Audit Officers, External Auditors
Department: Finance and Support Services

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the development of the Internal Audit’s annual plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and aligned with the risk profile of the organization
• Oversee the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.
• Prepare timely audit reports on the results of audit work/engagements in line with the audit plan and standards.
• Meet regularly with the Board Audit Committee to report the status of Internal Audit’s ongoing monitoring activities, educate/inform the committee of emerging risks and/or exposures (whether internal or external to the company) that should be considered, and serve as a “thought leader” with respect to risk management and internal control best practices.
• Facilitate other departments in the identification and assessment of risks and the development of the Company’s risk profile.
• Proactively inform senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention. Manage the process to track, follow up, and ultimately close all open audit issues.
• Oversee Internal Audit’s participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis
• Develop, coordinate and oversee the Internal Audit’s Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
• Develop the internal audit manual and supervise its implementation.
• Periodically assess the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and governance processes and; guide on areas for improvement.
• Provide the Company’s Management, whenever necessary, with the relevant specialist, expert, and technical advice where an audit mind may be required.
• Develop a team of staff in the department to effectively deliver the departmental mandate.
• Carry out performance appraisals for the staff in the department
• Perform any other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the relevant authority.

Minimum Qualification and Experience:
• An Honours Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or a closely related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
• Full Accountancy and Internal Auditing professional qualification, such as ACCA, CPA, CIA, or CISA, is a must.
• Must be a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
• Relevant working experience of 8 years; at least 5 of which must be at a level of or equivalent to Internal Audit Manager, or in a similar Management position, in a large and reputable public or private sector organization.
• Excellent knowledge of the standards of the International Professional Practices Framework as issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors is essential.
• Proficiency in the application of Audit-related Software and MS Office packages and related packages is essential.
• Knowledge of any aviation accounting/audit Software system shall be an added advantage.
• Experience in working with airlines, as well as with other regional and international public, or private sector organizations shall be an added advantage.

Relevant Competencies
• High level of maturity, ethics, and integrity with a clean track record
• Proven managerial, negotiation, and communication skills.
• Proven corporate planning knowledge and skills.
• Results-oriented.
• Proven presentation and reporting abilities.
• Interpersonal, human relations, and team management

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