World Vision Uganda Senior Grants Finance Manager Jobs

World Vision Uganda Senior Grants Finance Manager Jobs

Purpose of the position

  • The Senior Grants Finance Manager is required to 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 Outputs/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

  • 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.


    Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Requires a University degree in accounting or equivalent or a full Professional Accounting qualification; ACCA, ICMA, CPA, CA, or its equivalent.

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

  • Five years of experience at a senior-level
    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

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Uganda Senior Grants Finance Manager Jobs

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