Job Title: Accountant / Grants Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
NASE is a Social
Enterprise set up in 2015 to promote entrepreneurship, initially at vocational
colleges and higher education institutions. NASE’s mission has since expanded
to include stimulating socio-economic development in the wider community. To
achieve this, NASE works with local and international development Partners to
deliver our “Launch Programme” – an inspiring programme that focus on
supporting youth to address issues in the UN Sustainable Development Goals
through Idea stimulation, Selection & Business incubation.
Job Summary: We
are therefore looking to recruit a qualified and experienced person to fill the
position of Accountant – Grants Manager. Your role will be to provide effective
support to programmes implementation through the management of programme
funding and implementation systems and activities. You will also support the
NASE team pre-award financial proposal development efforts, set-up, and
post-award management and monitoring of grants and contracts as well as project
closure of project financial activities.
In addition, you
will provide support to project teams on compliance to donor rules and
providing budgetary oversights on project activities. You will be required to
build the greater capability of the company in grants and sub-grants management
that is aligned with the company’s program and partnership approaches.
Are you passionate
about start-ups, working with people and building communities?
Do you have discipline, integrity and pay
attention to detail?
Are you organised and possess sound knowledge
about the local entrepreneurship / start-up ecosystem?
Do you want to join us in empowering young
entrepreneurs in Uganda and drive NASE to the next level?
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
& Resources mobilisation
the translation of project proposal and plan into financial plan.
project development budgeting process.
best practice models and tools to ensure exhaustive project costing and fullcost
and develop effective working relationships with project stakeholders anddevelop
funding projections for outstanding proposals/concept notes.
accountant should ensure timely reporting, correct interpretation of budgets,
etc to ensure the company maintains good relationships with donors.
the accounting functions related to sponsored programmes and other restricted
of donor statements.
and accurate donor invoicing and reporting.
of donor accounts and statements
all budgeted programme expenditures and manage a system for regular monitoring
of budget expenses and associated variations.
adequate resources availability for programme implementation.
reporting. Ensure that financial reports for funders are submitted in a
of grant budgets, expenditures, and forecasts of future needs
the project manager on projects administration and financial management.
of projects financial management documentation.
the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the Institute for
project audits as per donor guidelines.
execution of the audit.
of audit files and schedules.
of programmes contractual and transaction documentation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in finance/ Administration/Accounting.
three years of relevant experience in a similar role working with international
experience in supporting international development programme
experience in management of grant, grant contracts and interpreting applicable donor
rules and regulations.
experience of donor requirements of key donor organisations.
skills in computerized accounting as well as MS office.
quantitative and qualitative skills especially using MS Excel.
thinking, with excellent writing and communication skills.
to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and follow tasks to
experience managing budgets.
and attention to detail.
integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to meet deadlines.
of CPA/ ACCA will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates should
prepare an updated CV and a Cover Letter (not exceeding 150 words).
Follow this link, Click Here to fill in the application form and upload
your CV and Cover Letter.