Finance and Grants Manager NGO Jobs - Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)

Organisation: Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About CHAU:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU), formerly the International HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda, is a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) which was registered in 2010. It works in partnership with other Community based Organizations (CBOs)/ local NGOs to support community action on integrated Sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS in Uganda. CHAU is an affiliate and accredited to International HIV/AIDS Alliance as its Linking Organization. This partnership facilitates CHAU to engage and collaborate with IHAA’s global network which includes over 40 independent organizations spread across the world. CHAU through its global strategic partnerships, is able learn from and adapt international best practices and experiences to the local context in the areas of organizational development, capacity building, community systems strengthening, Advocacy and quality service delivery.

Job Summary: The Finance and Grants Manager will provide financial management support, monitoring and coordination of activities within the framework of CHAU and ensuring all policies & procedures, donor regulations, accounting standards and local laws are complied with at all times

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Manage the treasury function; monitor Petty Cash, Banking and the liquidity position of the organization to ensure CHAU meets its financial obligations as they fall due in line with the CHAU Finance Policy
·         Keenly review and consolidate CHAU plans and budgets in line with the CHAU Strategy and planning guidelines
·         Prepare for and timely respond/attend to the needs of internal and external auditors and implement recommendations in line with the CHAU Finance Policy
·         Prepare and submit periodic financial reports, schedules, Tables in line with the CHAU Finance Policy and statutory requirement to the Head of Finance or ED on time for review and submission
·         Review all payments to ensure adequate support documents and timely and proper filing, maintenance and custody of accounts records & documents in defined area of work for ease of reference and retrieval
·         Review and Analyze accounts/balances relating to the general ledger control account and reconciliations of subsidiary schedules ensuring accuracy and prompt processing as per the CHAU Finance Policy and IHAA Financial Management guidelines
·         Manage, monitor the utilization and maintain an up-to-date Asset register in line with the CHAU Finance Policy
·         Tasked with maintenance of the CHAU financial information system and processing requirements up to date and Implement core and good Information system disciplines and practices as recommended by the software providers
·         Coordinate the Planning and develop the unit annual budgets in line with CHAU policies, guidelines, donor requirements and Best practice
·         Build capacity of Partner in financial management/Govemance and Provide technical financial support to CHAU staff in line with CHAU policies, International Accounting Standards, statutory requirements and Best practice
·         Participate in generation and sharing of finance-related knowledge amongst CHAU and its partners in line with the CHAU KM Strategy
·         Managing the granting process.
·         Leads grant kick off meeting to ensure all parties are informed and will support compliance.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting) or Business Administration (Accounting) or Business Studies ( Accounting) or Finance and Accounting with part Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS, CIMA
·         At least seven years working experience with finance preferably in an NGO sector
·         Good knowledge of QuickBooks software
·         Donor financial accounting procedures
·         GAAP, IAS/AFRS accounting requirements and budgeting
·         Word, Excel, financial information systems, vision excel and executive, as well as database and other accounting packages.
·         Tax laws and systems in Uganda
·         Operations of sub grant partners/community based organizations Budgeting and budgetary control
·         Analytical skills
·         Asset/inventory management
·         Capacity building skills
·         Communication and networking
·         Proven integrity
·         Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates for the above post should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, name and address of three referees and a day time contact telephone number to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance offices addressed to: The Executive Director, Community Health Alliance, Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo P. O. Box 40333, Kampala, Uganda.

NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 27th November 2017 by 5:00 PM

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