Senior Grants Finance Manager NGO Job Careers – World Vision Uganda (WVU)

 Job Title:    Senior Grants Finance
Manager

Organization:  World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Finance Director

 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
(WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government
organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48
Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water,
sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and
child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children
and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Grants Finance Manager will lead
and provide overall Grants financial management and compliance to World Vision
Uganda, with the primary objective of coordinating the development of a
high-quality grants budget proposal and the excellent management of grants
implementation, including budgeting, reporting, and project auditing.

 

The job holder will
lead a team to provide excellent services that will enable WV Uganda Operations
and Ministry to be efficient and fully complied with WV standard and various
donor requirements.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Grants Financial
Management and Reporting

·       
Provide
leadership to ensure that all grants/projects reports are discussed with the
project team and passed to donors and support office within the required time
schedules.

·       
Manage
the Grant Tracking Sheet and provide timely financial analysis across a
portfolio of grants to Operations Team to ensure the effective and solid
implementation of projects.

·       
Ensure
spending is within the budget limit to control under/overspending within
project.

Grants Acquisitions

·       
Lead the
budgeting in grant proposal development to ensure timely, competitive and
high-quality budget with adequate cost recovery.

·       
Develop
and maintain good professional networks with the NOs Grants Acquisition
Managers, SO IPGs, Global and Regional GAM Unit.

·       
Ensure
accurate and fully coded budgets align with WV and Donor requirements.

Risk Management and
Compliance

·       
Ensure
that various donor regulations are complied with in all grant transactions and
processes; keep the Finance Director informed on all major compliance
issues/challenges while taking the necessary corrective steps.

·       
Lead the
preparation of various donor audits

·       
Ensure
all follow-up actions and implementation of audit recommendations and
addressing common audit findings.

·       
Observe
and monitor all internal control issues around grants.

Networking and
Collaboration

·       
Correspond
and build a strong relationship with WV SOs, donors, and NO management
regarding the grants budget, project income, expenditure, and reporting.

·       
Lead WV
Uganda in dealing with WFP and other UN Agencies for the timely fund
reimbursement.

·       
Liaise
with Donor and Support Office regarding the grants project budget, project
income, expenditure and reporting

·       
Actively
participate in INGO Finance Network and the WV Global Grants Finance related
forum.

People Management
and Development

·       
Implement
a capacity development plan and create an environment of experience sharing and
promote best practices.

·       
Carry
out performance management for the Grants Finance unit.- Provide a supervisory
role to the senior grants officer in ensuring continuity of the project cycle
management and adherence to Field Finance Manual

·       
Train
and provide mentoring to all grant finance staff on matters related to grants
finance management.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the World Vision Uganda (WVU) Senior Grants Finance Manager job
placement must hold a University degree in accounting or equivalent or a full
Professional Accounting qualification; ACCA, ICMA, CPA, CA, or its equivalent.

·       
Five
years of experience at a senior-level

·       
Experience
in major donor regulations such as WFP, USAID, EU, ECHO and UN funding streams
is a must.

·       
Practical
knowledge of financial systems, internal financial controls & procedures
and staff management skills.

·       
Donor/Grant
accounting experience within Consortiums and/or complex grants is preferred.

·       
Knowledge
of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

·       
Excellent
Writing skills

·       
Good
problem-solver, analytical, creative and innovative. Must be a team builder and
adaptable.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 16th October 2020

 

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