World Vision NGO Careers – Field Accountant

Job Title:   Field Accountant
Organisation: World
Reports to: Senior
Finance Officer
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
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 World
Vision Field Accountant will provide timely 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 Grants Finance Manager on all financial matters relating to the Grant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of preparing and reviewing financial vouchers, and allocate costs
    to all cost centres 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
  • Prepare
    and up-date all necessary books of accounts and ledgers and cash flow
    forecasts in line with WVU financial manual.
  • Carry
    out Bank / Project Financial dealings which involve cash withdrawals,
    deposits, Statements and transfers to Community Based organizations in
    accordance to WVU and the Donor requirements.
  • Ensure
    monthly project funding requests, funding reconciliation and bank
    reconciliation statements for the project accounts are made in time and in
    line with WV Financial Manual policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare,
    implement and monitor a consolidated and Sub-cost Annual Project Budget
    and annual financial reports in accordance with WV Financial policies and
    guidelines and USAID Grants requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a good University degree with a major in Accounting
    and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • At
    least three years post qualification experience, preferably within World
  • Extensive
    Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting
    and Access is required.
  • Proven
    knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
  • Ability
    to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Cross-cultural
    sensitivity, flexible worldview and emotional maturity.
  • Commitment
    to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • A
    mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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.
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: 4th February, 2015.

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