JOBS:Assistant Accountant at World Vision International

Job Title:   Assistant Accountant – HIWA Grant

Organisation: World Vision International

Funding Source: USAID

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Grant Accountant

About WVU:

World Vision International 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 successfulcompletion 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 for the HIWA Grant will provide financial technical support within the Grant in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the acceptable International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the Senior Finance Officer on all financial matters relating to the Grant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The incumbent will mainly prepare financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centers relating to key financial transactions.
  • Carry out daily payments of cash and cheques to the respective payees and make weekly and monthly reviews as per the budget and donor requirements
  • The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for all Bank / Project Financial dealings which involve cash withdrawals, deposits, Statements and transfers to Community Based organizations in accordance to WVU and the Donor requirements.
  • In charge of preparing monthly project funding requests, funding reconciliation and bank reconciliation statements for the project accounts in line with WV Financial Manual policies and guidelines.
  • Updating and maintain completed/updated stores records and items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy.
  • The incumbent will also perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Assistant Accountantvacancy should hold a University degree with a major in Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • At least a year of post qualification experience, preferably within World Vision.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals.

How to Apply for the job:

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

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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: 17th July, 2015.

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