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Elite for Human Resources

Elite for Human Resources

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Grants Finance Officer






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Preparing grant financial reports in accordance with donor requirements and ensuring their accuracy and timeliness. Reconciliation of expenses in the reports with ledgers and accounting records Keeping track of the funding disbursements from donors and to projects Generating financial analysis on grant financial information that will provide management with information for decision making. Ensuring compliance with the donor grants financial requirements. Monitor expenditure of grants on a periodical basis and generate information that is useful for the senior staff members. Preparation of annual budget (a complete exercise) for individual programmes, including preparation of Project Fact Sheets, review of grantee budget documents, summaries including variance explanations and budget consolidations. Ensuring budgetary control by adequately checking all costs chargeable to the grants. Monitoring Grant periods and ensuring that grant phase out financial requirements are adequately met and the grants are smoothly phased out. Review funding Requests/projections from the Project Offices relevant to Grants as part of budget control. Participate in Grant proposal development and extensions, by providing technical support in development of Grant Budgets that are in line with effective implementation of grants. Project visits as and when required for audit as well as for their financial training purposes. Provide support for the external audits of the projects Any other tasks assigned by the RCOO or RFA. Qualifications: 1.Five-seven years of progressive experience in accounting and financial management and staff supervision in a non-profit, international development environment. Familiarity and understanding of accounting procedures. 2.Excellent organisational, inter-personal and communications skills. 3.Fluency in English (oral and written) and Arabic. 4.An ability to work within a small team, under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 5.Comfort and experience with using financial analysis techniques using Excel/pivot tables, data base connectivity and tools for managing data. 6.CPA or equivalent experience/education required. Knowledge of donor/grant processes and procedures is highly desirable. 7.Audit experience would be a valuable asset as would additional professional qualifications. 8.The incumbent will be required to exercise a high degree of professionalism and discretion due to the sensitive nature of the position and fiduciary responsibility involved.

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