AHRI: Finance Grants Officer

Company AHRI
Reference # DUR/FINGRAOFF/JUNE2021
Published 04/06/2021
Contract Type Contract
24 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Finance Grants Officer will provide support to the Research Grants Manager in the administration of national and international research grant awards. She/he will be responsible for the smooth handling of the research and financial administration portfolio within the Grants & Contracts Office. The portfolio revolves around both the pre-award and post-award phases.
Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Analysis,Finance,Financial Planning
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit,Research,Science & Technology
This includes the administration of a number of research grants; participate in multi-disciplinary teams preparing and compiling research grant proposals; preparing financial and progress reports for research investigators, collaborators and external funders; reviewing cooperative agreements and policies, compliance and institutional reporting obligations. In addition, the Finance Grants Officer will be responsible for maintaining grants databases, financial reconciliations, creating boiler templates and general support duties. The position requires high level analytical skills, be deadline driven, attention to detailed orientated and multi-tasking skills. AHRI’s operates at two sites i.e. Research Campus (Somkhele) and Laboratory & Administrative Campus (Durban). The person will be based at Durban however is required to make frequent trips to Somkhele
Minimum Qualifications

1. B.Com in Accounting or related qualification
2. Previous experience working in the field of TB, HIV or NCDs

Minimum Experience

1. At least 5 years’ work experience with at least 2 years’ experience in financial administration;
2. Experience in national and international research grant administration would be an asset

AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work permit holders. AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment.

People living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Job Closing Date 18/06/2021