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Accountant / Grants Manager Jobs - NASE


Job Title:    Accountant / Grants Manager

Organisation: NASE

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

NASE is a Social Enterprise set up in 2015 to promote entrepreneurship, initially at vocational colleges and higher education institutions. NASE’s mission has since expanded to include stimulating socio-economic development in the wider community. To achieve this, NASE works with local and international development Partners to deliver our “Launch Programme” – an inspiring programme that focus on supporting youth to address issues in the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Idea stimulation, Selection & Business incubation.


Job Summary: We are therefore looking to recruit a qualified and experienced person to fill the position of Accountant – Grants Manager. Your role will be to provide effective support to programmes implementation through the management of programme funding and implementation systems and activities. You will also support the NASE team pre-award financial proposal development efforts, set-up, and post-award management and monitoring of grants and contracts as well as project closure of project financial activities.


In addition, you will provide support to project teams on compliance to donor rules and

regulations providing budgetary oversights on project activities. You will be required to build the greater capability of the company in grants and sub-grants management that is aligned with the company’s program and partnership approaches.


Are you passionate about start-ups, working with people and building communities?

 Do you have discipline, integrity and pay attention to detail?

 Are you organised and possess sound knowledge about the local entrepreneurship / start-up ecosystem?

 Do you want to join us in empowering young entrepreneurs in Uganda and drive NASE to the next level?


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project Development & Resources mobilisation

·        Support the translation of project proposal and plan into financial plan.

·        Support project development budgeting process.

·        Provide best practice models and tools to ensure exhaustive project costing and fullcost recovery.

·        Establish and develop effective working relationships with project stakeholders anddevelop funding projections for outstanding proposals/concept notes.

·        The accountant should ensure timely reporting, correct interpretation of budgets, etc to ensure the company maintains good relationships with donors.

Donor accounting

·        Coordinates the accounting functions related to sponsored programmes and other restricted accounts.

·        Reconciliation of donor statements.

·        Timely and accurate donor invoicing and reporting.

·        Management of donor accounts and statements

·        Monitor all budgeted programme expenditures and manage a system for regular monitoring of budget expenses and associated variations.

·        Ensure adequate resources availability for programme implementation.

Projects accounts management

·        Projects budgeting

·        Projects accounts maintenance

·        Projects reporting. Ensure that financial reports for funders are submitted in a timelymanner.

·        Monitoring of grant budgets, expenditures, and forecasts of future needs

·        Support the project manager on projects administration and financial management.

·        Maintenance of projects financial management documentation.

·        Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the Institute for statistical purposes according to confidentiality/privacy policy of the organisation.

Project audit facilitation

·        Plan project audits as per donor guidelines.

·        Support execution of the audit.

·        Maintenance of audit files and schedules.

·        Custody of programmes contractual and transaction documentation.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in finance/ Administration/Accounting.

·        Two to three years of relevant experience in a similar role working with international non-profit organisations.

·        Demonstrated experience in supporting international development programme

·        activities.

·        Proven experience in management of grant, grant contracts and interpreting applicable donor rules and regulations.

·        Demonstrated experience of donor requirements of key donor organisations.

·        Demonstrated skills in computerized accounting as well as MS office.

·        Strong quantitative and qualitative skills especially using MS Excel.

·        Critical thinking, with excellent writing and communication skills.

·        Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and follow tasks to completion.

·        Wide experience managing budgets.

·        Meticulous and attention to detail.

·        High integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to meet deadlines.

·        Pursuit of CPA/ ACCA will be an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All candidates should prepare an updated CV and a Cover Letter (not exceeding 150 words).

Follow this link, Click Here to fill in the application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter.


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