We are Looking for a Grant Financial Officer

ACT is expanding its team, so we are looking for a motivated candidate for the position of Grant Financial Officer, employment rate: 80%.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Review of potential applicants’ project budgets during the application phase
  • Verification of grant project budgets and analysis of expenses
  • Support grant beneficiaries in project budget utilisation
  • Preparation of draft grant agreements
  • Administration of grant agreements
  • Review of grant beneficiaries’ financial reports (salary calculations and expenses)
  • Review of grant beneficiaries’ procurement procedures
  • Ensure adherence to donor procurement procedure by the grant beneficiaries
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual internal financial and budgetary reports
  • Planning of monthly cash flow for grant payments
  • Controlling of payment requests of grant beneficiaries
  • Ensure completeness and adequate archiving of entire grant funding financial documentation
  • Provision of help desk services in financial reporting and financial management to grant beneficiaries
  • Provision of help desk services in procurement related fields to grant beneficiaries
  • Participation and presentation at instructive grant implementation workshops
  • Participation and presentation at Call for proposals info sessions related to financial obligation, if needed
  • Occasional in-field, on-the-spot visits to grant beneficiaries in order to ensure that financial controls and procedures are in place.
  • Facilitating the audit process


  • University degree in Finances, Economics or any field relevant to the scope of work;
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in accounting and finance management of projects;
  • Advanced level of English language, written and spoken;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), local accounting software;
  • Previous experience of working in national or international non-governmental organisation and/or national or international donor entity will be considered an advantage.
  • Availability to travel and to perform field visits in terms of financial control.

See the full text of the job ad here and apply by 29 July 2020.