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Food for the Hungry Jobs 2021 – Grants Finance Officer

Job Title: Grants Finance Officer – Food for the Hungry Jobs 2021

Organization: Food for the Hungry Uganda (FH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Business Development Manager



Food for the Hungry (FH) Uganda Profile:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty world-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods: Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.



Job Summary:

The Grant Finance Officer will take the lead in assuring the Accurate planning and reporting of externally funded grants/contracts from inception to closure. This position requires strong demonstrated experience in the areas of Finance and Program -Budgeting as well as a strong knowledge of donor funding mechanism, requirements and compliance areas, especially USAID contracts/grant agreements, UKAID/ DFID grants, TAI and UN Agencies. He/She will also will ensure that both programming and operations staff improve their understanding of different granting/ contracting mechanisms and build their capacity to adhere to donor regulations related to reporting, invoicing, asset acquisition, management and disposition, and procurement. Budget Management, Financial management and analysis, Internal Control Assessment, Capacity Building.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Key Result #1: – Budget Management
  • Key Result #2: – Financial management and analysis
  • Key Result #3: – Internal Control Assessment
  • Key Result #4 – Capacity Building



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree in Finance, Accounting or business-related knowledge.
  • CPA (U) or ACCA and CISA qualification are of added advantage
  • Audit experience in non-Governmental organization a Must.
  • Experience leading or participating in donor financial compliance audits is desired
  • Desirable professional qualification in financial management or audit.
  • SUN System exposure and competence will be an added advantage, or ability to learn quickly.
  • Progressive work experience in relevant fields for at least four years.

NB: FHU is an equal opportunity employer.



How To Apply Food for the Hungry Uganda Jobs 2021:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager,

Food for the Hungry Uganda

Email: [email protected]

Deadline: Wednesday 13th October, 2021 at 4:30pm



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