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Grants Officer, Entebe Region

Position : Grants Officer, Entebe Region

Job Station; Entebe Uganda.

Objective of the Job Position: 

The job involves performing grants and general administrative duties, working in close collaboration with department heads. Ensuring proper financial management, assisting in the preparation of annual grants budgets and strict adherence to finance and administrative policies.

Responsibilities for the Grants Officer Job

Perform on-going accounting and grants tasks:

  • Correctly allocate expenditure and process transactions to the correct general ledger (GL) accounts in cashbook as per the grants guidlines
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations including bank reconciliations for review by your Manager)
  • Produce accurate end of month, end of year accounts and other financial reports on time for approval by your Manager and CFO
  • Maintain the fixed asset register, perform periodic physical counts of the assets, and review the state of the asset with your Manager
  • Ensure Hope Aid’s assets and financial information are adequately safeguarded and confidentiality is maintained.
  • Provide analysis and recommendations to improve efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of the projects

Government, Compliance and Statutory requirements:

  • Prepare the annual statutory financial statements
  • Create and maintain a record of all Ugandan regulatory requirements including insurance renewals, work permits, other licenses and premises permits etc.
  • Ensure all insurances, other licenses and premises permits are current, complete and adequate for all aspects of the business and are renewed on time
  • Ensure all statutory liabilities of FHI360 for taxes and duties are paid on time
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant accounting standards and regulations
  • Oversee and ensure all relevant government reporting requirements are adhered to and filed by deadline dates;
  • Where required, work with management to prepare and maintain employment contracts for FHI360;
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Job Qualification

The prospective candidate will possess a

  • Degree in Commerce or Business Administration
  • With at least 2 years’ experience preferably in the NGO sector.
  • A relevant professional qualification,
  • The position holder must be computer literate.

How to Apply

If you feel you fit the required qualification and experience for the above position, kindly send your letter of interest and CV 
The closing date for application is 12th October, 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About Employer

FHI 360 works with the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) and Office of the Prime Minister to implement national policies, guidelines and tools that expand access to and the quality of maternal, newborn and child health services.

As an implementing partner on the U.S Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Uganda Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Activity, FHI 360 works with the MOH to improve maternal and child health and nutrition outcomes by supporting the health care system in developing and implementing policies, guidelines and interventions; increasing the use of data to guide program design and implementation; facilitating knowledge-sharing to document and share best practices; and strengthening coordination and linkages across government sectors to improve collaboration and efficiency.

Our experts have also conducted research to inform the development of new ways to increase access to contraceptives and have played a key role in the expansion of injectable contraceptives.

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Posted in 2023-11-29

Expired in 2023-12-03

This vacancy has been closed


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