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Infectious Diseases Institute
  • Post Date: April 16, 2018
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The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases through training, research, and advanced clinical services. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach. In order to achieve the above, IDI wishes to recruit a highly motivated employee as indicated below;

Job Title: Senior Accountant – Sub Granting 
Vacancy Code SASGX01 
Classification: Full time 
Reports to; Finance Manager – Financial Systems

Job Summary: The Senior Accountant – Sub Granting, is responsible for the efficient financial management of IDI’s sub grants. S/he liaises with the respective Grants Manager in ensuring sub grantee compliance with donor financial reporting requirements and develops plans for building the capacity of IDI finance staff and sub grantees in financial management.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Develops a monitoring tool for all sub grantee advances and manages liquidity in order to ensure the availability of funds and continuity of sub grant activities

• Reviews cash requests of sub grantees and ensures timely disbursement of advances

• Ensures timely receipt of sub grantee financial reports and capturing of sub grantee expenses in the accounting system

• Develops a quarterly review schedule and manages unit resources to ensure that reviews are conducted within a reasonable time

• Reviews reconciliations of sub grantee advances versus expenses reported

• Liaises with Grants Manager to ensure sub grantee compliance with Ugandan GAAP and donor requirements for financial reporting

• Develops a capacity-building plan to strengthen sub grantee in financial management. Co-ordinates, and conducts trainings for sub grantees

• Liaises with grants to ensure closeout procedures are properly applied in a timely manner to sub grantees in order to limit financial losses to all parties.

• Participates in pre-award assessments of new sub grantees

• Supervises, mentors and trains finance staff in the sub granting unit.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THIS JOB OPENING 



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