Grants Compliance Officer

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Grants Compliance Officer

  • Post Date:June 10, 2023
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

We have been retained by our client in the NGO sector to facilitate the recruitment and selection of self-driven and competent personnel to fill the vacant position of Grants Compliance Officer that has arisen within their organization.


  • Provides technical support to partner organizations in the development of work-plan and budget to be followed during the award contract period.
  • Reviews work-plans and budget from partners to ensure compliance with the organization’s planning, monitoring and evaluation (PME) policy guidelines.
  • Ensures implementation of donor reporting by partners,
  • Facilitates and processes grant payment to partners.
  • Obtains and records grant payment receipts in accordance with PME guidelines.
  • Receives and assesses financial reports from partners ensuring compliance with PME hand book requirements on proper reporting of expenditures, invoicing, procurement and asset management.
  • Follows up on issues raised by auditors in the management letter from partners and ensure resolution.
  • Uploads and tracks processes in relation to disbursement receipts, financial reports, completed assessment tools and audited financial statements to the organization’s FixIT.
  • Provides guidance and facilitates partner institutional capacity strengthening plans, ensuring partner organizations implement programmes effectively, efficiently and sustainably.
  • Participates in assessment and induction of new partners on financial management.
  • Monitors adherence and compliance to financial control systems, policies and procedures.
  • Monitors partner compliance, conducts field office site visits to ensure consistency with grant terms and conditions, timelines, budgets, and performance measures.
  • Supports the coordination, planning, and execution of annual audit of partner organizations.
  • Reviews and verifies that partners maintain proper books of accounts, including an up-to-date register of assets as well as proper filing and archiving of financial document.
  • Liaises with procurement unit to provide sound advice on procurement actions.
  • Reviews partner procurement processes and ensure that purchases comply with policy guidelines.


The ideal incumbent must possess the following qualifications, competences and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or equivalent qualification.
  • Computer training in accounting software and MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Fully qualified accountant from recognized accountancy body CPA/ACCA.
  • At least 3 years of finance and administration experience gained from a non-profit organization handling donor funds.
  • Ability to understand and speak English is highly desirable.
  • Analytical, report writing and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates consistency in upholding integrity and ethics.


Send your CV and application to [email protected]

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Not Later than 13 June 2023