2 Job Positions at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 22 August 2021)

2 Job Positions at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 22 August 2021)

Accountant

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)  Kigali, Rwanda

Position Title: Accountant

Reports to: Accounting and Reporting Manager

Department: Finance

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.
Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.
Position Overview
The Accountant is a member of the UGHE growing Finance Team who is directly responsible for recording transactions in the accounting system and supports the reporting, accounts receivable, fixed assets and inventory management.
Responsibilities
Transaction recording and reporting

  •  Record transactions in the accounting system and ensure accuracy and completeness of relevant documentation.
  • Assists the Accounting and Reporting Manager in the preparation of financial information related to the accounts for specific periods.
  • Support the Accounting and Reporting Manager to prepare different reports
  •  Performs related duties as required.

Supporting the accounts receivable

  •  Prepare and upload students monthly invoices based on the signed student’s payment plans.
  •  Generate and disseminate monthly aging reports.
  •  Provide Monthly reports of students’ status and enforce financial policies included in the student’s handbook
  •  Respond to all queries from students to Finance by seeking guidance and decision making where necessary.
  •  Prepare cost estimates and invoices for executive education and research.
  • Track payments and issue receipts for students and all executive courses delivered by UGHE.

Fixed assets and Inventory management

  • Ensure UGHE that fixed assets and inventories are recorded and managed in accordance with policies and procedures
  •  Coordinate the asset tagging system for all UGHE assets and periodic stock take for all UGHE stock items and report variances

Qualifications

  •  At least 3 years of experience in finance or accounting required
  •  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required
  •  Experience with accounting software such as Microsoft is highly preferred
  •  Experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) preferred
  • Demonstrated strength in relevant computer software including Excel
  •  Fluency in English required, proficiency in Kinyarwanda preferred
  • Commitment to Global Health and social justice

How to apply

Candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter detailing their interest and aptitude for this position by the link:https://www.pih.org/pages/employment?p=job%2FoKTkgfwX

The deadline: 22nd August 2021

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Grants Analyst

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)  Kigali, Rwanda

Position Title: Grants Analyst

Reports to: Grants Manager

Department: Finance

Location: Kigali, Rwanda.

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next  generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September  2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an  academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease  suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization  whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three  decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a  model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities.  Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s  sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make  common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and  humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health

Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Grants Analyst is a member of the UGHE growing Finance Team. In this role, s/he will be  responsible for keeping grants documents, preparing funder invoices and financial reports, and  participating in the proposal writing, especially budgeting.

The Grants Analyst position will work under the Grants Manager and closely with all departments of  UGHE ensuring close coordination of the development of grant budgets, periodic program  budgets review, expense analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities

Grants and Contract Administration

  •  Maintain and update UGHE grants/contract tracking tool .
  •  Keep meticulous files of the grant related documents.
  • Ensure that grants tracking mechanisms (both financial and non-financial) are properly  implemented following all grants and contracts awards.
  •  Review and draft contracts for subaward institutions and consultants
  • Participate in the development and renewal of grants proposals.

 Schedule meetings, administer conference calls, and circulate minutes.

Grants/Contracts reporting

  •  Review grants monthly expenditures and ensure that transactions are coded correctly and  respond to all coding questions related to expenditures in grants.
  •  Identify the grant transactions requiring reclassifications and ensure that they are  processed in the accounting system.
  • Prepare invoices and/or financial reports for funders based on actual expenditures.
  •  Regularly review expenses allocated to grants and contracts to confirm all allowable  expenses based on the approved grant budget and agreement.

 Participate in the grants/contracts closure of funds at the end of fiscal year and at the end  of the grant/contract.

Proposal Writing and Budgeting

  • Support the entire process of grants application .
  •  Prepare budget for grants application.
  •  Provide support to the planning and budgeting processes.

General

  • Support urgent grants activities and events as required.
  •  Review grants files to ensure that all the necessary information and documentations  essential to financial accountability is available.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in accounting, finance, or related field required.

Experience

  •  At least 5 years of experience in Grants management required.
  •  Minimum of 2 years of experience in analytical roles.

Technical competencies

  •  Mastery of the basic standards of accounting
  •  Demonstrated strength in relevant computer software including Excel, and experience
  • with accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV is preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required, proficiency in Kinyarwanda preferred.
  • Superior attention to detail and adaptability to rapidly changing work environments
  •  Commitment to Global Health Equity and social justice

Behavioral Competencies:

  •  Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and managing a variety of activities in a  time-sensitive environment.
  •  Ability to make decisions based on data findings.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills;
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment leading new initiatives
  •  Flexibility and adaptability
  •  Ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries
  •  Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  •  Demonstrated tactical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Good judgment, and creative problem-solving
  • Possess diplomatic instincts, ability to work within challenging professional contexts requiring  tact and judgment gracefully and humbly

How to apply

Candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter detailing their interest and aptitude for this position by the link:https://www.pih.org/pages/employment?p=job%2FoyUkgfwM

The deadline: 22nd August 2021

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