Fresher Grants Officer NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:               Grants Officer
Organisation: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Grants
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in an international non-profit
organization that carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners’ people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Grants
Officer will mainly ensure adequate stewardship of agency resources and sound
financial reporting in line with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, CRS
policies and procedures, local laws and donor requirements. The primary
responsibilities of this position are Sub Recipient Financial Management,
Budget maintenance and monitoring, Donor and Month End Reporting. This position
will mainly offer technical financial support to the partners of the UGANDA
Keeping Children in Health and Protective Families.
Key Duties and
  • The
    incumbent will verify Partner liquidations and process advances to
  • Reconcile
    Partner accounts in Sun System.
  • Keenly
    analyze budget comparison reports for Uganda Keeping Children in Health
    and Protective Families Project, to ensure all expenditure is in
    line with the donor approved budget.
  • Prepare
    budget templates, forecast and input budget data in e-budget for the
  • Work
    closely with Deputy Grants Manager to prepare donor reports and submit on
  • Support
    programming Staff with project work on all financial aspects.
  • Conduct
    sub-recipients assessment and monitoring by visiting partners and offer
    finance support as well as doing on site review of records.
  • Actively
    participate in partner capacity trainings, staff orientation and training.
  • Actively
    participate in month end financial reporting.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Grants Officer career placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Business
    administration with a bias in Accounting (BBA-Accounting)
  • Computer
    literacy skills with competence in Sun System, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Ability
    to manage multiple tasks at a time and good team builder
  • Agency-Wide Competences (for all CRS
    Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates
    Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, updated CV and three work references (names and contact
information only) to
or submit hard copy to Catholic Relief Services, Plot 577, Block 15, Nsambya
Road, P.O Box 30086 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 22nd May 2017
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