Awards & Sub-Awards Specialist Job at CARE International Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Awards & Sub-Awards Specialist

Jobs at:
CARE International Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
July 20, 2018.

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

CARE International in Rwanda is seeking to recruit an “Awards & Sub-Awards Specialist” to be based in Kigali.
Job Purpose statement
The Awards & Sub Awards Specialist is responsible for working with a specified portfolio of grants and related sub recipients to ensure that CARE and Donor funds are utilized according to the intended purpose; providing thorough and diligent oversight. A critical aspect of this position involves working closely with program staff and senior leaders to ensure accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on awards and sub-awards. Particularly the position works with sub recipients to ensure they meet the accountability requirements of their contracts and generally manage their finances effectively, which involves appropriate partner staff capacity development. This position forms the link between program, administration and finance team. The position holder will also actively participate in the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, providing support during proposal development to develop accurate budgets that contribute their fair share to the Country Office Shared Project Costs (SPC) and provide quality analysis on program implementation financial performance
Requirements for the Role
Educational Qualifications:

  • A Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in accounting /finance management.
    Educational Qualifications (desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience with accounting software package (E.g. People Soft or others…)
  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, etc. or its equivalent as a Master’s degree in a relevant qualification like accounting, Finance or an MBA but with bias of Finance or accounting
    Experience required:
  • At least 5 years’ experience in awards, sub awards management for development projects
  • At least 2 years’ experience in budget management and proposal budgeting with
  • Prior experience with an international NGO or an audit firm;
  • Experience in training / conducting capacity building for national organizations (local NGOs)

Technical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and good skills in using financial software applications
  • Fluency in English language and written communication;
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting, and grants, sub grants and contracts management processes.
  • Solid knowledge of key donor regulations and compliance requirements
  • Solid Analytical and problem solving, financial trouble shooting and audit experience
  • Good understanding of fund accounting and financial analysis
  • Capacity building, facilitation skills and proven ability to effectively transfer skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively with diverse teams.

Job application procedure

CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. Female candidates with the above profile are strongly encouraged to apply by using the" Apply for this job" button below. The deadline for applications is July 20, 2018.

N.B: Interested applicants will be required to provide a cover letter mentioning a salary expectation together with a CV.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: July 20, 2018.
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 04-07-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-07-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-07-2064
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