Senior Grant Finance Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision Uganda (WVU)

 

Job Title:    Senior Grant Finance Officer

Organization:  World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Finance Director

 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
(WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area
Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation
& hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and
adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Grant Finance Officer will support
the Grants Finance Manager as a Senior Grant Finance Officer; support the
Grants Finance Manager to integrate field financial compliance and risk
management in conformity with World Vision International Financial reporting
requirements and additional compliance standards established by each Support
Office, donor, government, and regulatory agency. This role is expected to
assist the Grants Finance Manager for an effective Internal control, regular
Field Visits and review of Grants & PNS transactions and process for timely
alert, the Grants Accountants capacity strengthening and process improvement.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategic Financial
Planning and Management

·       
Support
the Grants Finance Manager and the resource mobilization team in proposal
budgets development

·       
Monitor
spending on projects under your budget portfolio to ensure that they fall
within acceptable variance limits.

·       
Coordinate
cash flows and project funding for your budget portfolio

·       
Promote
financial accountability & reporting for the grants under your budget
portfolio

·       
Ensure
timely, accurate & complete relevant reporting to the donors and internal
users

·       
Ensure
Grants Projects Bank Reconciliations prepared on a monthly basis.

·       
Manage
Fixed Asset listings for grants projects under your portfolio

·       
Ensure
project budgets are updated regularly and posted on time.

·       
Ensure
that receivables for projects under your portfolio are invoiced and reimbursed
on time.

Risk and controls,
cost effectiveness

·       
Ensure
that projects under your portfolio are properly closed (no under/over
expenditure) as per the donor project close out requirements

·       
Ensure
that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place to avoid
significant audit risk ratings at project levels

·       
Support
internal and external grants/ donor audits during the year to achieve an unqualified
audit opinion. Internal control systems being observed for all grant & PNS
projects

·       
Ensure
all grants projects audited during the FY obtain at least acceptable audit risk
rating in internal audits, timely management responses submission and audit
recommendations are implemented within 90 days

·       
Follow
up and ensure 100% submission of LDRs for staff under your budget portfolio

·       
Leadership,
Technical coaching and mentoring of finance staff under your supervision

·       
Carry
out performance reviews for your supervised staff and identify training gaps

·       
Conduct
training sessions on key finance technical aspects – Financial Reporting,
Accruals, Budget management etc.

·       
Facilitate
Projects Manager and other non-finance staff in understanding donors’
requirements, partnership financial policies and procedures.

Building Strategic
networks

·       
Provide
the required support to support office by ensuring that all the budgets and
financial reports are done and submitted in time.

·       
Support
all World Vision new Initiatives to ensure that they are implemented at the
projects level

·       
Ensure
that partners/sub grantees understand World Vision work, and are properly
supported to achieve intended objectives.

·       
Effective
Communication with Support Office and National office and providing feedback as
required

·       
At least
Quarterly field visits to support the field staff

·       
Perform
other duties as required

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must for the Senior Grant Finance Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Business Administration, Accounting & Finance with a preference
for post-graduate qualifications.

·       
Experience
in managing bilateral and multilateral Grants from large Agency such as UN,
USG, DFAT, and EC

·       
At least
four years Grants finance control experience applied to institutional donor
funded projects.

·       
Experience
with Results Based Management or similar results based management tools.

·       
Demonstrated
experience working in complex humanitarian contexts, preferably in East Africa.

·       
Excellent
analytic, organizational and computer skills; MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook,
PowerPoint.

·       
Ability
to travel frequently on field

·       
Excellent
written and spoken English

·       
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

·       
Attend
and participate in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 16th October 2020

 

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