Finance and Grants Officer USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Job Title:   Finance and Grants Officer   

Organisation: John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Grants Manager


About US:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals aged communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 104 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.


Job Summary: The Finance and Grants Officer will assist with finance and granting activities for the project. They report to the Grants Manager.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review all field expenses and vouchers according to JSI documentation requirements & USAID requirements
  • Assist in reviewing vouchers for meeting Si documentation requirements; Ensure that vouchers are photocopied and filed on a weekly basis
  • Assist in closing the monthly field accounts for submission to the Home Office
  • Assist in the tracking of vendor payments to ensure timely processing
  • Assist in the review of payments to vendors for goods and services
  • Assist in review of activity and expense reports from staff for all documentation
  • Help in monitoring and preparing tax payments on behalf of project staff
  • Follow up with employees regarding outstanding advances accounts
  • Assist in monitoring project expenses and generate financial reports from Quickbooks when Accountant is not available
  • Assist Grants Manager with grantee/finance-related tasks
  • Assist Grants Manager in financial assessment for grantees
  • Assist in review of grantee financial reports
  • Assist in processing grantee financial reports/invoices,
  • Assist in producing financial reports re: grantee expenditures and disbursements
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining project grants files
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the Grants Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or any business-related field
  • At least three years of experience working in finance/accounting preferably with international projects;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Experience working with accounting software preferred
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations and past international development sector experience are preferred.


How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and updated CV to


Deadline: 29th April 2022


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