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Childfund International


Officer, Finance Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 July 2021

Hiring Organization: Childfund International

Job Details:

Duties/Responsibilities
Grants Acquisition:
• Maintain an updated pricing list to support proposal development,
• Key team member in the CO resource acquisition efforts supporting the development of proposal budgets and budget narratives.
• Responsible for aligning proposal budgets into the format of the donor.
• Supporting pre-award Partner reviews and following up on identified areas for improvement.

Grants Management:
• Provide joint review of the draft project agreement prior to Management approval ensuring that critical donor demands are highlighted and understood.
• Participate and provide project budget understanding, highlighting key donor rules & regulations to Project teams,
• Ensure that the budgets are appropriately coded to assure both Internal and External reporting,
• Support the internal registration of new grants and/or MPPs.
• Working with Project teams, calculate monthly cash requests and ensure that projects are funded in a timely manner.
• Track grant accountabilities and keep the Supervisor abreast of key developments.
• Prepare, post reviewed and approved grant entries for accounting purposes under the guidance of the Cluster Senior Accountant while observing proper controls and ensuring that all supporting documents are available.
• Performs balance sheet account reconciliations related to grant/MPPs accounts on a monthly.
• Support the Grants Management Team in trouble shooting grants implementation.
• Carry out variance analysis of actuals against the plan and outlooks and writes the necessary reports for internal clients.
• In conjunction with Programs department, participates in follow-up of the causal factors for the variances in performance and support the development of strategies to address the same.
• Responsible to donor financial reports.
• Support the project team in grant closeout including developing the project disposition plans.
• Supports grants audits and the resolution of issues raised by the auditors.
• Maintains and ensures compliance with ChildFund internal control procedures and donor requirements for Grants and cost-sharing.
• Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Experience
• A bachelor’s degree in an Accounting discipline as well as professional accounting qualification (CPA/ACCA).
• Extensive computer proficiency in MS Office applications with a good command of excel.
• Proficiency in a relevant accounting package.

Experience:
A minimum of four (5) years hands on experience in a similar job area in a child focused development organization. Previous experience in proposal development is highly desirable and will be an added advantage.

Personal Attributes
• Demonstrable attitude for teamwork
• High level of interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrable ability to meet deadlines.
• High level of communication skills both written and oral.

Application procedure

To apply visit: https://childfundinternational.secure.force.com/careers/fRecruit__ApplyRegister?startURL=%2Fapex%2FfRecruit__Apply%3FvacancyNo%3DVN974 

Date Posted: 2021-07-06

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