Grants Officer US Non-profit Job Vacancies – FHI 360

Job Title:     Grants
Organization: FHI 360
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives
in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Maternal
Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) The Uganda Maternal Child Health and
Nutrition (MCHN) activity is a 5-year Cooperative agreement between the United
States Agency for International Development Mission in Uganda (USAID/Uganda) and
FHI 360. The aim of this award is to strengthen Government performance in
implementing Strategies to improve MCHN outcomes. The two result areas are;
MCHN service delivery improved and Capacity for MCHN “good”
governance increased
Job Summary: The Grants Officer coordinates
financial/accounting operations, including overall financial monitoring and
support/guidance to projects in finance and operations staff, to ensure the
fiscal well-being of the organization. Provides financial management and
guidance, conducts analyses of financial data, provides budget analyses for
project funds, and reviews and prepares required reports to funding agencies to
ensure compliance with the donor’s requirements. Proactively guides and
supports respective financial success by providing high level analytical
expertise, implementing business strategies and developing strong customer
relationships. Provides analysis and business modeling support on strategic
initiatives for senior management and field operations. Analyzes performance trends,
modeling complex business decisions, tracking performance and presenting
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Analyzes, budget
forecasts, regulatory filings and compiles moderately complex data.
·       Interprets, analyzes
and/or evaluates data, ensures compliance with applicable state and federal
statutes, and uses Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP).
·       Develops and maintains
effective working relationships with regulated industries, consultants,
management and staff.
·       Interprets and provides
explanation for discrepancies and variations in financial data.
·       Applies updated
information technology to facilitate program goals and program procedures.
·       Delivers formal
presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; educates
relevant parties regarding programs, procedures and/or eligibility criteria.
·       Interacts with industry
representatives, co-workers and officials to analyze or resolve issues.
·       Maintains a variety of
professional working relationships.
·       Documents complex issues
and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts with staff officials
and executives.
·       Reviews and edits work
of others.
·       Presents oral and
written testimony on moderately complex issues.
·       Uses financial systems
to produce reports, financial models and databases.
·       Serves as a subject
matter expert and may lead teams on complex financial issues.
·       Analyzes complex
business and/or financial issues and consults with management or business
entities as needed; works independently; active participant in meeting
organizational goals.
·       Implements and evaluates
financial/statistical models, systems and serves as a trusted advisor to
·       Evaluates and determines
fiscal and operational policy. Determines service impacts and analyzes the
regulatory environment to makes recommendations on best practices.
·       Communicates industry
information regarding more complex or unique issues, and presents specific
findings in such situations.
·       Establishes and
maintains professional working relationships. Interprets compliance and makes
recommendations to management.
·       Documents more complex
or unique issues and effectively articulates written conclusions; Interacts
with management to plan, negotiate and coordinate complex written findings.
·       Presents oral and
written testimony on complex financial issues.
·       Develops or adapts new
financial processes and procedures based upon changes in corporate policies,
laws and regulations or industry practices.
·       Recommends and develops
regulations, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate
should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent.
·       8+ Years of
progressively responsible accounting, finance and operational management
experience in a government contracting environment coupled with internal
control reviews.
·       Experience applying U.S.
Government grants, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to
effective management of multi-year funds
·       Proven experience in
transferring knowledge into operational plan with clients collaboration and
sustainable buy- in.
·       Substantial experience
using computerized financial information systems.
·       Articulate, professional
and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
·       Must be able to read,
write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as
·       Demonstrated team leader
experience in finance, auditing or accounting department preferred.
·       Typical Physical
·       Typical office
environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to
lift 5-50 lbs.
·       Technology to be Used: Personal
Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail,
telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held
·       Travel Requirements: Less
than 10%
·       Applies expert knowledge
of current federal, state and local government programs. Applies expert level
technical and administrative knowledge of the rules and regulations in the
subject area and defends analyses and recommendations relating to a variety of
·       Has a thorough knowledge
of external regulations as well as internal corporate policies and procedures.
·       Proficient knowledge of
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Fundamentals. *
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·       Excellent quantitative
and analytical skills.
·       Strong critical thinking
and problem solving skills.
·       Demonstrated project and
organizational skills.
·       Ability to analyze and
interpret data, identify/resolve errors and prepare reports.
·       Ability to motivate and
work well with others.
How to Apply:
interested candidates apply online at the link below and follow the steps.
applicants should ONLY submit soft copy of a cover letter, CV, academic
transcripts and three professional referees in one attachment not later than
February 14,2020 to the link below
are the steps to follow;
·       Click on “Sign in”.
·       Click on “Create
·       Add email and password
·       Upload CV and complete
·       Apply to any job.
Deadline: 14th
February 2020

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