Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:


Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Department Summary:

The Global Fund Finance Unit is responsible for all financial functions including accounting, Payments, Payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and compliance.

The Global Fund Finance’s internal Policies and procedures. In its role as a support to the National Facilitator and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.

Overall purpose/Broad Function:

The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for all aspects of financial management of the country program, ensuring compliance with Global Fund’s internal policies and procedures.

Education/Professional Designations/Experience;

• Bachelor degree/B.COM/BBAor equivalent in accounting or finance is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

• Minimum of five years of progressive financial management experience is


• Must be a member of ACCA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA U). Post

Graduate Diploma in Financial Management is an added advantage.

• Minimum three years of experience from an international NGO is required;

international NGO Field office experience is preferred.

• Demonstrated experience and skills with budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting preparation, and the proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.

• Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of financial transactions, journal entries, payroll, advances Leger, and Statement of Financial Position.

• Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel

• Prior staff supervisory experience and strong organizational skills are desired.

• Excellent oral and written English skills.

How to Apply:

ALL applicants should submit a written expression of interest accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates and testimonials, and three referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7272,  Kampala, Uganda and should be delivered to the Security Registry in Room  A.102 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. All applications should be submitted not later than Tuesday 15th June 2021.



• Oversee and manage daily program-wide accounting and finance functions including timely recording of transactions, cash management, payroll, inventory management, Advances Ledger, and payables.

• Plan and implement systems for financial operations in the country office and in area program

• Officers in accordance with donor regulations; including systems for cash flow management, budgeting, consolidation of accounting information, internal controls, financial reporting, financial record-keeping, grant management, and compliance.

• Train and supervise finance staff in the program.

• Prepare Financial report, for review to donors in line with donor requirements and templates.

• Assistant in developing annual fiscal year budgets together with the Finance Manager.

• Continuously stay abreast with donor policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; train Global Fund Staff in these policies.

• Ensure compliance with Global Fund financial policies and procedures.

• Other duties as assigned


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