Finance Associate Job – Seed Global Health (Seed)

Job Title:   Finance Associate (Fresher Jobs)   

Organisation: Seed Global Health (Seed)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Seed Global Health (Seed) envisions a world in which every country is strengthened by a robust health workforce to best meet the health needs of its population. We aim to do this through educating a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care with a goal of saving lives and improving health.

Job Summary:  The Finance Associate contributes his/her energy, passion, and skills primarily to supporting Seed’s Uganda country program, in a fast-paced office during a time of rapid growth. The position is based in Kampala, Uganda. The Finance Associate will be engaged on a short-term contract role for 6-months and reports to the Senior Finance and Administration Manager and works closely with all Uganda team members.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeping records and documenting financial processes/transactions in accordance with Seed’s bookkeeping guidelines.
  • Assist in requisitioning and processing of vendor payments during peak periods.
  • Implement the accounting system by posting transactions accordingly in the ERP – Tracking requisitions, issuing invoices, and handling payments per approved workflows.
  • Assist in the processing of requisitions, reviewing account payables/receivables, and as well support purchases in accordance with documented procedures.
  • Assist in collaborating with the program department to reconcile travel advances on a monthly basis.
  • Support audit exercises (internal & external).
  • Assisting on other monthly and periodic close tasks as assigned by the supervisor including review/preparation of operating budgets, financial statements, and reports.
  • Cover the finance/administration department team members during times of leave and/or out of office periods.
  • Perform other related duties as required/assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in finance/Accounting discipline or related field.
  • At least two years of progressive experience in a busy NGO setting.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and ERP accounting systems such as Navision or 365 Business Central.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting policies in a typical NGO setting.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Detail and result oriented.
  • High integrity, excellent mathematical skills, and an understanding of data privacy standards.
  • Excellent time management skills.

How to Apply:

Please send any questions about this scope of work to Lauren McKown, Managing Director, Development at lmckown@seedglobalhealth.org and to apply, please share a CV, short letter of interest, and recommendations/references from 2-3 other organizations you have advised.

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