Senior Accountant- Grants US Non-profit Jobs – LWF World Service


Job Title:    Senior Accountant- Grants

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance


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.


Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the Finance Manager, the
Senior Accountant- Grants contributes to the effective management of LWF
Accounting standards and is responsible for overseeing the Project portfolio of
LWF Uganda while working closely Program/Grant Managers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

in budget development during proposal writing, is responsible for Budget
consolidation for all proposals developed and shares for review by Finance

in budget revision/modification for grants and prepares final draft for review
by Finance Manager

For all
new grants, study grant guidelines and take lead to orient other finance and
project staff donor rules and regular at the start of the project.

Donor Financial Reports as required by Grant Agreements and ensure to have
reports submitted to donor in timely manner.

monthly basis, prepare Project Performance reports for Grant Managers and
Project managers.

Project monitoring and controlling activities on all running projects and
Finance manager on any issues that may require attention.

Lead and
manage Grant Specific Audits as per the grant agreement.

for custody of Grant agreements, Financial reports, Project audit reports and
Finance expense support documentation.

for tracking donor installments and preparation of funds request for all
projects when due.

project closure in financial system.

any other related duties as may reasonably be assigned the Finance Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a University Degree in Commerce, Business Administration,
or other relevant field of study;

A member
of the Institute of the Public Accountants of Uganda Preferable at Level II
with sound knowledge of Financial Management is an added advantage;

At least
five years of professional experience in grants management preferably on large
donor funded programmes

in the use of Accounting Package (Preferably SAGE 300 ERP)

oral and written communication in English and an ability to write synthetic,
concise and clear reports;

analytical and conceptual skills and an ability to gather information from
different (sometimes conflicting) sources, and synthesize it to arrive at an
accurate picture of the situation;

independent frame of mind and the ability to work with minimal supervision;

degree of integrity and accountability

Technology (MS Office, Internet and outlook);

to work under minimum supervision;

to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;

towards work and dependable;

oriented and personal integrity;

to inspire and build capacity of other finance staff;

team player with good communication skills;


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates 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,


Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line


Deadline: Friday, 4th December 2020 by 5:00pm


NB: Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted


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