Grants/Finance Specialist Job Placement – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:         Grants
/ Finance Specialist
Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager
About US:
WWF is one of the world’s
largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in
over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national
programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission is to
stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Grants/Finance Specialist serves as the link between project teams, donors
    and operations.
  • Ensure
    projects get the necessary financial and operation support for smooth
    conservation delivery.
  • Ensure
    accountability towards donors.
  • Provides
    financial management support for projects implemented by the Uganda
    Country Office, including budget development and monitoring, timely
    production of donor reports and reconciliation of projects and their close
  • Ensure
    projects are implemented in compliance with both country and WWF
    regulations as well as donor requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Grants / Finance
    Specialist career job must hold a university degree in Commerce,
    Accounting, Business Administration or related field; Full accounting
    qualification i.e. ACCA or equivalent
  • Six
    years of working with financial/accounting experience in a major
    international organization/NGO
  • Management
    experience would be an advantage
  • Demonstrable
    skills in the development of finance and systems in the context of an
    international NGO
  • Good
    knowledge of fund accounting including reporting requirements
  • Hands-on
    knowledge of the major ERP software would be a distinct advantage
How to Apply:
Application letters, detailed
Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details
of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications (sent as one
document) should be emailed to: and quote
the position title in the email subject line
Deadline: 18th October 2019

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