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This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted February 23, 2021.

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Job Title Accountant / Grants Manager
Organisation NASE
Duty Station Kampala, Uganda
About US
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
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
regulations 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
Are you passionate about start-ups, working with people and building
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
Project Development & Resources mobilisation
Support the translation of project proposal and plan into financial plan.
Support project development budgeting process.
Provide best practice models and tools to ensure exhaustive project costing
and fullcost recovery.
Establish and develop effective working relationships with project
stakeholders anddevelop funding projections for outstanding proposals/concept
The accountant should ensure timely reporting, correct interpretation of
budgets, etc to ensure the company maintains good relationships with donors.
Donor accounting
Coordinates the accounting functions related to sponsored programmes and
other restricted accounts.
Reconciliation of donor statements.
Timely and accurate donor invoicing and reporting.
Management of donor accounts and statements
Monitor all budgeted programme expenditures and manage a system for regular
monitoring of budget expenses and associated variations.
Ensure adequate resources availability for programme implementation.
Projects accounts management
Projects budgeting
Projects accounts maintenance
Projects reporting. Ensure that financial reports for funders are submitted
in a timelymanner.
Monitoring of grant budgets, expenditures, and forecasts of future needs
Support the project manager on projects administration and financial
Maintenance of projects financial management documentation.
Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the
Institute for statistical purposes according to confidentiality/privacy policy
of the organisation.
Project audit facilitation
Plan project audits as per donor guidelines.
Support execution of the audit.
Maintenance of audit files and schedules.
Custody of programmes contractual and transaction documentation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in finance/
Two to three years of relevant experience in a similar role working with
international non-profit organisations.
Demonstrated experience in supporting international development programme
Proven experience in management of grant, grant contracts and interpreting
applicable donor rules and regulations.
Demonstrated experience of donor requirements of key donor organisations.
Demonstrated skills in computerized accounting as well as MS office.
Strong quantitative and qualitative skills especially using MS Excel.
Critical thinking, with excellent writing and communication skills.
Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and follow
tasks to completion.
Wide experience managing budgets.
Meticulous and attention to detail.
High integrity, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to meet
Pursuit 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.
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