Monday, 9 December 2013

Jobs at KPMG - Junior Grants Associate

Job Title: Junior Grants Associate

Employer: KPMG

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 13th December 2013

The Junior Grants Associate position is designed to assist in the management of a portfolio of grants in Southern Tanzania.

  • Review of draft business plans and supporting documentation to ensure completeness and adherence to the grant terms;
  • Review of all contracting documentation to ensure they meet set requirements;
  • Finalization of Grant Memorandums after project approval by an Investment Committee;

  • Preparation of funding agreements between the programme and the grantees.
  • Tracking of funding agreement signing processes until finalization.

Project Monitoring:
  • Requesting progress reports (technical and financial) from grantees and availing the necessary templates for their completion.
  • Follow up on reports not submitted as per due date by the grantees.
  • Review, analyze and assess grantees performance against KPIs as per funding agreement;
  • Provide comments to the Grants Manager and Risk and Compliance Manager to aid their review of the grantees progress reports.
  • Preparation of draft letters to grantees highlighting key concerns on project performance
  • Sending feedback to grantees and AGRA after the review process has been completed and agreed on with the Project Director.
  • Follow up on feedback sent to the grantee to ensure issues raised have been addressed by the grantee.
  • Prepare necessary contract addendums as required throughout the project duration.
  • Ensure documentation relating the grant is filed appropriately both physically and electronically.

Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 1.5 years professional work experience in accounting and financial management
  • Candidate should have CPA qualification or equivalent or is in the process of obtaining such a qualification.
  • Graduate qualifications in Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Administration/Accounting related degree, or equivalent
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, preference for working knowledge of Kiswahili
  • In possession of, or willing to obtain, a work permit for Tanzania

How to Apply:

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting IDAS/2013/JGA in the subject line  to