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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Grants Officer Job at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Grants Officer

Jobs at:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Deadline of this Job:
22nd May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Deputy Grants Manager
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in an international non-profit organization that carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners’ people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Grants Officer will mainly ensure adequate stewardship of agency resources and sound financial reporting in line with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, CRS policies and procedures, local laws and donor requirements. The primary responsibilities of this position are Sub Recipient Financial Management, Budget maintenance and monitoring, Donor and Month End Reporting. This position will mainly offer technical financial support to the partners of the UGANDA Keeping Children in Health and Protective Families.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• The incumbent will verify Partner liquidations and process advances to partners.
• Reconcile Partner accounts in Sun System.
• Keenly analyze budget comparison reports for Uganda Keeping Children in Health and Protective Families Project, to ensure all expenditure is in line with the donor approved budget.
• Prepare budget templates, forecast and input budget data in e-budget for the project.
• Work closely with Deputy Grants Manager to prepare donor reports and submit on time
• Support programming Staff with project work on all financial aspects.
• Conduct sub-recipients assessment and monitoring by visiting partners and offer finance support as well as doing on site review of records.
• Actively participate in partner capacity trainings, staff orientation and training.
• Actively participate in month end financial reporting.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Grants Officer career placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration with a bias in Accounting (BBA-Accounting)
• Computer literacy skills with competence in Sun System, MS Word, MS Excel
• Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and good team builder
• Agency-Wide Competences (for all CRS Staff): Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, updated CV and three work references (names and contact information only) to  or submit hard copy to Catholic Relief Services, Plot 577, Block 15, Nsambya Road, P.O Box 30086 Kampala, Uganda