Grant Officer/Assistant (3) at AMREF, August 2023

AMREF Health Africa

Position Grant Officer/Assistant (3)

Work Station Mara (1), Simiyu (1), Zanzibar (1)

Reports to Regional Project Managers

Job Summary

Maintains Sub Grantees’ financial, and accounting functions in order to meet the needs of the organization and the donor. S/he prepares financial statements, maintains cash controls, providing financial reporting and analysis in support of the project. Support both Amref staff and subs grantees’ financial and budgeting, compliance, and reporting functions.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial control and accounting, including, keeping the accounting system for tracking of expenses up-to-date; collecting and preparing invoices and Cash Transfer Requests for payment, posting in the accounting system, and process in the accounting/bank system; preparing periodic reports.

Maintaining updated subgrantees’ employment contracts, tracking all changes which occur over a time of the project life, tracking and maintaining all the records of the payments processed directly by Amref Tanzania

Ensure compliance of grants with CDC/procedures and donor rules/regulations, including all applicable policies and procedures, visit Sub grantees (Districts, FBOs, CSOs) in order to support the financial management of grant-funded projects,

Perform grant-related pre and post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, re-budgeting and grant closeout functions as required and maintaining and updating all sub-grantee’s information within the supported region

Perform other duties as guided by the supervisor

Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting,

At least 2 years of work experience in the related field and Experience working with donor-funded

High level of integrity

Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, and cost

Skills in analyzing financial data and preparing financial

Strong analytical skills in applying accounting principles of accounting and ensuring that best practices are observed.

Knowledge of Federal Government and State financial regulations preferably CDC and USAID financial rules and regulations

Experience working with Local Government Authorities and PEPFAR funded project.


If you are AMREF Tanzania Staff and meet the criteria given above and are interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined as one document indicating your present job position, daytime telephone contact, and names and addresses of three referees. Amref will conduct interviews at Tanga, Mara, Simiyu, and Dar es Salaam Offices to select qualified candidates. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 Hours on August 18, 2023. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position, failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

All correspondences should be directed to: Email: Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Any Applicant attempting or communicating to the Amref Health Africa Management or Staff through phone calls, sms, text emails and other means will automatically be discqualified from this opportunity. All communications should be channeled to the provided official correspondence email above

Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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