NASE Uganda Accountant / Grants Manager Jobs

NASE Uganda Accountant / Grants Manager Jobs

Accountant Grants Management Roles and Responsibilities

Project Development & Resources mobilization

• Support the translation of project proposal and plan into financial plan.

• Support project development budgeting process.

• Provide best practice models and tools to ensure exhaustive project costing and full
cost recovery.

  • Establish and develop effective working relationships with project stakeholders and
    develop funding projections for outstanding proposals/concept notes.

    • The accountant should ensure timely reporting, correct interpretation of budgets,
    etc to ensure the company maintains good relationships with donors.

    Donor accounting

    • Coordinates the accounting functions related to sponsored programmes and other restricted accounts.

    • Reconciliation of donor statements.

    • Timely and accurate donor invoicing and reporting.

    • Management of donor accounts and statements.

    • Monitor all budgeted programme expenditures and manage a system for regular
    monitoring of budget expenses and associated variations.

    • Ensure adequate resources availability for programme implementation.

    Projects accounts management

    • Projects budgeting

    • Projects accounts maintenance.

    • Projects reporting. Ensure that financial reports for funders are submitted in a timely

    • Monitoring of grant budgets, expenditures, and forecasts of future needs.

    • Support the project manager on projects administration and financial management.

    • Maintenance of projects financial management documentation.

    • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the Institute for
    statistical purposes according to confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization.

    Project audit facilitation

    • Plan project audits as per donor guidelines.

    • Support execution of the audit.

    • Maintenance of audit files and schedules.

    • Custody of programmes contractual and transaction documentation.


    • Competitive salary based on your experience.

    • The
    opportunity to interact with young entrepreneurs from all over the country.

    • Business related expenses covered (airtime, travel, internet)

    • Working with a young, exciting, and motivated team.

    • Mentorship from pioneers in the entrepreneurship space.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • 2-3 years of relevant experience in a similar role working with international non-profit

    • Demonstrated experience in supporting international development programme

    • Proven experience in management of grant, grant contracts and interpreting applicable
    donor rules and regulations.

    • Demonstrated experience of donor requirements of key donor organizations.

    • Demonstrated skills in computerized accounting as well as MS office.

    • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills especially using MS Excel.

    • Critical thinking, with excellent writing and communication skills.

    • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and follow tasks to completion.

    • Wide experience managing budgets.

    • Meticulous and attention to detail.

    • High integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to meet deadlines.

    • Pursuit of CPA/ ACCA will be an added advantage.

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance/ Administration/Accounting.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NASE Uganda Accountant / Grants Manager Jobs

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