Finance Officer -Funding

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The Agricultural Business initiative Group is a social enterprise with the overall vision to contribute to ‘a competitive and sustainable agriculture and agribusiness sector in Uganda in support of equitable wealth creation in Uganda. The aBi Group consists of two companies Limited by Guarantee, aBi Development (formerly aBi Trust) and aBi Finance.

Vacancy title: Finance Officer -Funding

Deadline of this Job:10 July 2020  

JOB DETAILS:
The Agricultural Business Initiative Group is a social enterprise with the overall vision to contribute to the competitive and sustainable agriculture and agribusiness sector in Uganda in support of equitable wealth creation in Uganda. The aBi Group consists of two companies Limited by Guarantee; aBi Development and aBi Finance.
The main focus of aBi Development is to increase agricultural production and value addition by extending matching grants and business development services {EDS} to agribusinesses, farmer organizations and intermediaries. The grants and BDS enhance planning and management, production and business infrastructure, and upstream and downstream market linkages of producers and agribusinesses. aBi Finance expands access to business finance for agricultural producers and agribusinesses by offering to Financial Institutions (Fls), financial incentives and infrastructure that make lending to the agricultural sector more attractive and less risky. Under the Financial Services Development (FSD) programme aBi Finance provides matching grants to Fls to build institutional capacity for enhancing the provision of financial services and increase outreach in rural areas.
aBi would like to fill the following vacant positions; Summaries of the job specifications and requirements is given below. The full job descriptions can be found on www.futureoptions.org .
Position: Finance Officer — Funding.

The position is responsible for supporting the Grants Management Controller who oversees the financial reporting of aBi's projects, ensuring that the financial performance of grants that are awarded to successful implementing partners is as presented in the application budget, and providing technical support throughout the grant life cycle project. They work directly with the Implementing Partner {IPJ to train and assist them on uploading their financial reports onto the Grants Management System [GIN-"lS) and check the hard copy data brought in by the IP to support the GMS entries, as such they act in an audit and compliance capacity also. They also form part of the mixed teams which visit IP's in the field to train and assess the financial control environment of the IP.

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Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online on www.futureoptions.org  or by email: tracy@futureoptions.org  clearly indicating the Position Title in the email subject line. Deadline for submissions is Friday 10th July 2020 at 5 pm. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Hardcopy applications will not be accepted