Finance and Grants Officer

Position Title:     Finance and Grants Officer

Location:                  Kampala, Uganda

Position Type:        Full-time

Reports to:               Grants Manager

Start Date:            May 15, 2022 (flexible)

Job Summary:

The Finance and Grants Officer is a full-time position based in Kampala. They will assist with finance and granting activities for the project. They report to the Grants Manager.


  • Review all field expenses and vouchers according to JSI
    documentation requirements & USAID requirements;
  • Assist in reviewingvouchersfor meeting JSI documentation requirements;
  • Ensure that vouchers are photocopied and filed on a weekly basis;
  • Assist in closing the monthly field accounts for submission to the Home Office;
  • Assist in the tracking of vendor payments to ensure timely processing;
  • Assist in the review of payments to vendors for goods and services;
  • Assist in review of activity and expense reports from staff for all documentation;
  • Help in monitoring and preparing tax payments on behalf of project staff;
  • Follow up with employees regarding outstanding advances accounts;
  • Assist in monitoring project expenses and generate financial reports from Quickbooks when Accountant is not available;
  • Assist Grants Manager with grantee/finance-related tasks;
  • Assist Grants Manager in financial assessment for grantees;
  • Assist in review of grantee financial reports;
  • Assist in processing grantee financial reports/invoices;
  • Assist in producing financial reports re: grantee expenditures and disbursements;
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining project grants files; and
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the Grants Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or any business related field;
  • Three years of experience working in finance/accounting preferably with international projects;
  • Good skills in Microsoft Word, Excel;
  • Experience working with accounting software preferred;
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations and past international development sector experience are

Application instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and CV to by April 29, 2022.

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