Admin & Finance Assistant Job at Unfiltered Pathways - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Admin & Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Unfiltered Pathways

Deadline of this Job:
31 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the administrative & finance assistant is responsible for ensuring excellent client service, retention, increase loyalty and achieve client satisfaction. This role is also tasked with ensuring the security and operational efficiency of cash inflow/outflows within the organization, timely and accurate disbursement of fully authorised receipts and safekeeping of any cash balances and any other company assets in your custody

• Accounts related diploma
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Exemplary interpersonal skill and ability to interact with individuals and groups in a wide variety of situations.
• Must be detail oriented and follow through with requests/complaints / action plans.
• Must be able to problem solve.
• At least one year of customer care experience is required.
• Self-organisation, flexibility and ability to prioritise tasks
• Computer knowledge especially MS Excel, MS Word, emailing
• A very high level of integrity
• Ability to multitask and ability to solve complex problems quickly

• Level of patient satisfaction/ overall improvement to set targets
• Client Feedback (95 % collection)
• Average resolution time/ Complaint escalation rates
• Visibility at all times
• Customer service trainings
• Achieve 100% accuracy of daily cash/chq transactions
• Submit a daily shift report as reconciled with the finance officer
• Timely and accurate preparation of receipts on the system
• Safe keeping of collections both cash and cheques
• Zero acceptance of fake notes
• Fully completed documentation before disbursement of funds

• Teamwork
• Approachability
• 100% Attendance of work
• 100% system usage
• 100% attendance of department meetings
• 100% attendance of training sessions

Specific Job Responsibilities
• Receive patients ensuring prompt attention to clients and addressing their needs professionally, efficiently and without unnecessary delay
• Ensure that patient information is captured accurately.

Management of specialist’s appointment system
• Maintain working knowledge of the appointment system i.e. times of all clinics, duration of appointments, knowledge of computer system, doctor’s rotas, and procedures for booking routine and urgent appointments.
• Book appointments accurately and appropriately.

Management of medical records
• Retrieve and refile records as required
• Ensure patients records are kept accurately in alphabetical order, in easily retrievable method and kept tidy.

Switchboard management/ Operation of telephone
• Receive and make calls as required in an efficient, professional manner according to GMS protocol
• Divert calls and take messages as appropriate, record information for the different parties e.g. Senior Managers, Doctors, etc. to action.
• Be accountable for all costs related to telephone usage

Information security
• Ensure that all patient interactions are dealt with confidentially and any confidential paperwork is dealt with in accordance with GMS protocol.
• Patient liaison/ Customer care
• Ensure waiting areas is convenient for patients and visitors
• Resolution of patients’ complaints at OPD. Issues must be broken down into urgent plan of action affecting patient satisfaction.
• Highlight patients who have waited long or who need urgent attention to the medical teams
• Report service gaps to ensure interventions.
• Educate patients of their rights and responsibilities

Cashier roles
• To ensure all cash, cheques, EFTS, are receipted and receipts issued to customers immediately.
• Ensuring cheques are properly completed for signatures, date, amounts in figures and words tally and separate post dated cheques for future receipting when they have matured.
• Receipts should be signed and stamped before issue to customers
• File in date order any receipts not taken by customers in a clearly labelled file
• Prepare and balance the daily shift report with the day’s receipt summary/print, and if any petty cash vouchers attached
• Follow up receipts for all the petty cash expenses that were issued out of your shift’s collection
• Ensure the daily shift reports are verified and signed off
• All day’s collections and balances should be handed over for safe keeping at end of each shift.
• Ensure all collections are banked the following working day.
• For any petty cash issued, ensure the vouchers are fully authorised and completed before disburse of funds.
• Ensure correct change is given back to customers in cases where payment is made in foreign currencies
• Undertake other related duties incidental to the work described herein or as delegated to you by your supervisor

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 17-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-08-2065
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