Finance and Grants Compliance Officer (FGCO) job at ActionAid Zambia (AAZ)
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Grants Compliance Officer (FGCO)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

ActionAid Zambia (AAZ)

Deadline of this Job:
04 February 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) is part of the ActionAid Global Federation; sharing common values and aims to drive social change towards a just equitable and sustainable World. AAZ works with marginalized and excluded women and young people, their organizations, and movements to address the structural causes of social injustice, gender inequality, and poverty.
ActionAid Zambia has been Awarded a project focusing on women’s rights and therefore is looking to recruit an experienced and suitably qualified individual to fill the position of Finance and Grants Compliance Officer (FGCO)

Key Activities
• Review the pre-award due diligence assessment of current and potential partners and analyze organizational capacity to manage sub-grant funding and project implementation and work with project staff in the assessment of local partners
• to ensure all subgrant agreement templates and letters of commitment are updated with respect to AAZ policies and donor requirements
• Lead in the development of project budget for donors
• Review all sub-award reports on a monthly basis and certify data annually to ensure accuracy of data for accounting and audit purposes.
• Conduct regular site visits to track sub-recipient progress, measure performance, and ensure accountability in accordance with established sub-recipient monitoring plan and document appropriately, as well as budget performance monitoring
• Facilitate internal and external auditors and provide relevant information related to sub-recipient as far as Sub-grant is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.
• Review and communicate annual sub-grant work plans and budgets for consistency with overall program goals and objectives, aligning with donor technical and spending requirements, feasibility, and cost-effectiveness.
• Work with project staff on sub-grant closeout, documentation, distribution of inventory, retention of intellectual property, audit, etc. to ensure proper projects closeout.
• To ensure all Project pages are created into the Contract Management System (CMS) and are being updated regularly.

Person Specifications
• Professional Qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, or bachelor’s degree in Finance plus 3-5 years of relevant, progressively responsible experience, preferably in an international non-profit organization.
• 3-5 years’ experience in grants and project management.
• Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and compliance to procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Capable of managing multiple projects and partners.
• Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel.
• Proven knowledge of grants management
• Proven experience in project budget management
• To effectively communicate financial information
• Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and compliance to procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel.
• Good track record in delivering accurate, high-quality work and reports to deadlines and to required standards.

Other Request Competences
• Demonstrate understanding of the AAZ’s priorities and goals and effectively analyze complex problems.
• Overcome resistance to change by involving others, listening, and building commitment.
Motivates and develops employees.
• Expresses ideas clearly and concisely; disseminates information about decisions and plans.
• Has personal direction and is not easily sidetracked by details or workload.
• Acts in accordance with stated values; follows through on promises; uses ethical considerations to guide decisions and actions.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 04 February 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 02-02-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-02-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-02-2030
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