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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Finance and Grants Manager Job at Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance and Grants Manager

Jobs at:
Community Health Alliance Uganda ( CHAU )

Deadline of this Job:
27th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) formerly the international HIV/AIDS Alliance Uganda is registered as a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). CHAU’s portfolio of work spans technical and organizational capacity building of civil society organizations, community systems strengthening, SRHR/HIV integration, policy and advocacy.
its mission is to drive the national civil society response to health and HIV/SRH challenges by leading strong community action. CHAU's work focuses on Most at Risk populations or key populations: who are usually vulnerable and may not have access to services and information. CHAU has a strategic partnership with the international HIV/AIDS Alliance — a UK-based international NGO. The partnership has enhanced CHAU’s technical and institutional capacity and for over five years now, CHAU has built a track record of successfully managing and implementing development interventions with funding from DFID, DANIDA, SIDA, EU, and Positive Action for Children Fund and the Netherlands.
CHAU invites applications from suitably qualified individuals (nationals) for the following positions:
Finance and Grants Manager
Role Overview:
To provide ļ¬nancial management support, monitoring and coordination of activities within the framework of CHAU and ensuring all policies & procedures, donor regulations, accounting standards and local laws are complied with at all times.
Key Result Areas:
  • Manage the treasury function; monitor Petty Cash, Banking and the liquidity position of the organization to ensure CHAU meets its financial obligations as they tall due in line with the CHAU Finance Policy
  • Review and consolidate CHAU plans and budgets in line with the CHAU Strategy and planning guidelines
  • Prepare for and timely respond/attend to the needs of internal and external auditors and implement recommendations in line with the CHAU Finance Policy ~
  • Prepare and submit periodic financial reports, schedules, Tables in line with the CHAU Finance Policy and statutory requirement to the
  • Head of Finance or ED on time for review and submission
  • Review all payments to ensure adequate support documents and timely and proper filing, maintenance and custody of accounts records & documents in defined area of work for ease of reference and retrieval '
  • Review and Analyze accounts/balances relating to the general ledger control account and reconciliations of subsidiary schedules ensuring accuracy and prompt processing as per the CHAU Finance Policy and IHAA Financial Management guidelines
  • Manage, monitor the utilization and maintain an up-to-date Asset register in line with the CHAU Finance Policy
  • Maintenance of the CHAU financial information system and processing requirements up to date and implement core and good information system disciplines and practices as recommended by the software providers
  • Coordinate the Planning and develop the unit annual budgets in line with CHAU policies, guidelines, donor requirements and Best practice
  • Build capacity of Partner in financial management/Governance and Provide technical financial support to CHAU staff in line with CHAU policies, international Accounting Standards, statutory requirements and Best practice
  • Participate in generation and sharing of finance-related knowledge amongst CHAU and its partners in line with the CHAU KM Strategy
  • Managing the granting process.
  • Leads grant kick off meeting to ensure all parties are informed and will support compliance.
Person Specification:
  • An Honours Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting) or Business Administration (Accounting) or Business Studies ( Accounting) or Finance and Accounting with part Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS, CIMA Essential Experience.
  • A minimum of 7 years working experience with finance preferably in an NGO sector
Essential Knowledge:
  • Good Knowledge in use of QuickBooks software
  • Donor financial accounting procedures
  • GAAP, iAS/AFRS accounting requirements and budgeting
  • Word, Excel, financial information systems, vision excel and executive, as well as database and other accounting packages.
  • Tax laws and systems in Uganda
  • Operations of sub grant partners/community based organizations
  • Budgeting and budgetary control
Essential skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Asset/inventow management
  • Capacity building skills
  • Communication and networking
  • Proven integrity
  • interpersonal skills
Job application procedure
Please also seek for detailed job description from our website: .Send a CV and cover letter to Hard copies will be accepted at our offices located at Plot 19, Kawalya Kaggwa Close Kololo. Women and PLWHIV are encouraged to apply
Application deadline: 27th November, 2017.
We thank you for taking interest in Community Health Alliance Uganda however if you don’t hear from us four weeks after the deadline, consider you were not successful.