Job opportunity for  Assistant Accountant at World Vision International

Job opportunity for  Assistant Accountant at World Vision International

Job Title:            Assistant Accountant

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer

About US:

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Assistant Accountant will be providing financial and grant accounting support to the response in line with World Vision accounting policies & procedures and donor grants agreements. The incumbent will work closely with the Senior Finance officer on all financial matters relating to the response.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide grants and financial technical support to the response/grants program staff including on-the-job training in order to maintain accurate and reliable financial information.
  • Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with WVU & WVI financial policies and guidelines.
  • Manage staff travel and business advances by ensuring accuracy, authenticity, completeness and timely retirement of advances and monthly Account Allocation in SUN,
  • Provide the Senior Finance Officer (SFO) with monthly report highlighting the status of advances within the response.
  • Prepare payment vouchers (using Voucher Interface) and allocate various response and grants expenses to different cost centers/grants in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies and donor requirements.
  • Manage response petty cash in compliance with the WVI Finance Manual.
  • Coordinate banking issues relating to response transactions
  • Actively participate in the audit processes of the projects, particularly facilitating audit team members’ easy access to the project financial records.
  • Code and monitor budgets, record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to ensure that correct expenditures are correctly charged to grants and that grants are not overspent.
  • Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner, per contracts and in conformance with donors/WVI policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Assistant Accountant job opportunity should hold a university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing or a full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CMA or equivalent.
  • One year of post qualification experience in grants accounting.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team player, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
  • A high level of integrity is required.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Click Here

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 24th November 2017

Loading spinner

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

+ 68 = 75

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.