Finance and Grants Officer USAID CHC Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
Project Name: USAID
Communication for Healthy Communities (CHC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and
Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse
and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID CHC Project:
Communication for
Healthy Communities (CHC) is a five- year program implemented through a
cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development
USAID/Uganda) and FHI 360. The project is designed to support the Government of
Uganda and partners to design and implement quality health communication
interventions to contribute to reduction in HIV Infections, total fertility,
maternal & child mortality, malnutrition, malaria & tuberculosis. CHC
works with Ministry of Health and partners to rollout a nationwide OBULAMU
integrated health communication platform through: Mass media; outdoor media;
social and digital media; and, inter personal communication (IPC).
Job Summary:  The Finance & Grants Officer will lead
management of sub-awardees. supervising and supporting the financial operations
of 3 regional offices of; Western, Eastern and Karamoja, preparation of
quarterly post share reports, preparation of monthly advances reports,
preparation of draft IR2 and IR3 (Intermediate Results 2 and 3) budgets,
support in processing financial CHC Project transactions. reviewing and first
approval of mobile money transactions, receiving and reviewing accountabilities
from staff, reviewing of documentations and processing payments from vendors,
supporting program staff in implementation of project activities, participate
in the preparation of PEPFAR report and support the internal audit exercise.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Generally, support CHC Country office financial management and
  • Provide financial technical support and monitoring to Sub-Awardees,
    including annual budgeting process, quarterly support supervision visits,
    compliance with FHI 360 and USAlD regulations and close out processes.
  • Reviewing monthly cash forecasts and processing advances, as well as
    reviewing vouchers and monthly SFRs (sub -awardee Financial Report)
  • Support internal audits and follow up recommendations to ensure
    their conclusion,
  • Review supporting documentation for payments to vendors and
  • Provide technical support to 3 CHC regional offices in financial
    management and operations by Reviewing regional budgets during quarterly
    planning, reviewing advance payment requests and process advances to
    staff, reviewing accountabilities from staff for accuracy before retiring the
    expenses, reviewing regional petty cash trackers and supporting documents
    before replenishment of petty cash.
  • Conducting stock taking, asset physical verification, spot petty cash
  • Solicit for cost share from partners/vendors; prepare relevant cost
    share supporting documentation.
  • Prepare quarterly CHO Cost share reports and ensure that FHI360-CHC
    Cost share targets are met

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the USAID FHI 360 Finance and Grants Officer jobs
    must hold Bachelor’s degrees in finance, Accounting or its equivalent
    and/or Certified Public Accountants (CPA II) qualifications, ACCA (II)
  • A minimum of five years of professional working experience
  • Experience with USAlD or other donor funded projects is highly
  • Solid knowledge of Financial and Accounting procedures as well as
    online mobile money payment systems
  • Good knowledge and experience of all pore financial administration
    activities including accounts payable, cash management, budget development
    and statutory requirements
  • IT literate and excellent knowledge and skills in using computer
    based multi-dimensional Accounting systems, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, analytical and organizational
  • Result—oriented skills
  • English language proficiency is required
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should submit a cover letter, copies of their CV, academic
transcripts and three professional referees m one folder to: The Human Resource
Office. FHI 360 Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or via
email to: 
Deadline: Friday, 1st February 2019
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