Senior Associate, Grants & Budgets job at Evidence Action

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007327
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Finance
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
Grant Support:
• Work with budget holders and the finance team to monitor all grant budgets to ensure compliance with donor requirements and monitor expenditures, as assigned by the Senior Manager, Grants, and Budgets.
• Ensure that relevant staff of all departments stay informed of donor requirements; work closely with all departments to ensure compliance. Provide technical support to access donor eligibility/allowability of planned expenditures. This is in the form of requisition and Procurement Request Forms reviews, and support in procurement committees and tender committees including the annual supplier’s pre-qualification exercise.
• Preparation of initial version of donor reports for review by the Senior Manager, Grants, and Budgets, presenting grant expenditures in the prescribed formats and within the required timelines. This involves collaborating closely with relevant teams to compile relevant information, ensuring accuracy and alignment with donor requirements.
• Support in the development of donor budgets for proposals, by providing specific analysis or data points that feed into the overall proposal plan.
Institutional Budgets
• Work closely with finance and program/department teams to complete and share relevant budget materials and tools including salary matrices, approved fringe rates, exchange rates, standard costs, available funding pools, shared Africa Region Finance pooled costs, and other relevant information to facilitate budget development.
• Provide close support to the DSW country leads and Africa Region Budget leads to ensure completion and consolidation of the DSW budgets and Pooled budgets, then present them for review by Senior Manager, Grants & Budgets
• In collaboration with the finance team, participate in the planning of the timing of quarterly budget reviews providing relevant materials and support, and ensuring this is completed within stipulated timelines.

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