Finance, Grants & Compliance Coordinator US NGO Job Careers – LWF World Service

LWF World Service
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:   Consortium Coordinator
About US:
LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.
A commitment to the
human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work,
actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely,
compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence
in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community-based. Above
all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their
rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

Lutheran World
Federation (LWF) Uganda is part of the LWF World Service and we are currently
supporting Congolese and South-Sudanese refugees living in settlements in the
districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Obongi, Kyangwali and Lamwo respectively.
Job Summary:
Reporting to the LEWA Consortium Coordinator, the FCC will be responsible for
ensuring efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payments, etc), accountability
standards, procedures and record keeping under the assigned project He/she is
expected to lead the financial oversight of the project on behalf of the
Consortium members (LWF, DCA, UPMB, Mukwano). He/she will be supported by the
Consortium Coordinator and the other members of the Programme Team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Ensure that the Consortium budgets are spent
in line with the donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations;
·       Ensures preparation of budgets, financial
management and generating of financial management information for the
consortium members;
·       Ensures quality control and compliance in the
procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, (as a
delegated responsibility of the CC);
·       Ensures financial management policy and
guidelines are followed at all levels as per donor requirement;
·       Ensures accurate, timely and correct
bookkeeping and other financial records and in compilation into monthly
financial report;
·       Prepare monthly Budget verses Actual (BVA)
expenses analysis on a regular basis.
·       Providing trainings to local staff and
partners as necessary in financial management and donor rules and regulations.
·       Liaise with EU to get a good understanding of
the financial procedures and ensuring that the partners comply with EU
financial regulations;
·       Develop tools and formats for financial
reports in close collaboration with the CC and ensure timely financial reports
and budget follow ups from the partners;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Commerce, Economics, Finance Management, Public Administration, or
their equivalent
·       Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA
or CMA is an added advantage
·       Demonstrated experience within Consortia;
·       At least five years of related work
experience in management position in INGOs;
·       Broad working knowledge and experience of
working with EU donors;
·       Possess strong analytical and conceptual
·       Proven commitment to accountable practices;
·       Ability to initiate and complete assignments
and to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision
·       Strong organization, supervisory,
problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team
How to Apply:
All Candidates who
are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only through our recruitment email
recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.orgclearly indicating the job title in the email

Hand delivered
applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the
position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 31st
July 2020
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