International NGO Careers – Senior Finance Officer-Grants at World Vision

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Grants Finance Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, 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 Senior
Finance Officer-Grants will support the Grants Finance Manager in developing,
monitoring and implementing Management Accounting and Financial Information for
decision making in line with WVU Financial Standards.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1. Financial Accountability and Reporting:
  • Ensure
    financial reporting is done; review monthly bank reconciliation, PBAS
    reconciliation, fixed assets management, General Ledger Reconciliation,
    Prepare and communicate Aging analysis report, Cash analysis, Local Income
    reconciliation and produce a weekly score card for cluster performances.
  • Ensure
    proper management of National Office Departmental budgets and prepare a
    monthly MSC analysis Report to be communicated to all budget Managers.
  • Ensure
    end of year financial closing is done within WVU expected standards and
    work with the finance team to ensure Audit findings are implemented within
    the financial year.
  • Ensure
    that all balance sheet accounts are analyzed and proper aging provided on
    a monthly basis.
  • Prepare
    reports for presentations during FFR review and contribute in FFR review
    meetings on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare
    monthly adjustment vouchers.
2. Financial Planning and Budgeting:
  • Ensure
    that PBAS request are done, budget adjustments are extracted and
    communicated to accountants and reconciliations are done on time.
  • Avail
    finance information during the budgeting process.
  • Cost
    Efficiency and Budgeting.
  • Intuitively
    review all payments for budget approvals for National Office Departments.
  • Prepare
    monthly cost efficiency analysis reports.
3. Capacity Building:  Ensure that capacity of the staff in the
reporting section is built and manage the appraisal process of the supervised
staff.
4. Risk Management:
  • Technically
    support the internal and external audit processes at National Office.
  • Regularly
    review and implement internal controls set within the organization and
    advice management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should preferably hold a University Education with a major in
    Accounting and a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA
    or equivalent.
  • At
    least four years of post qualification experience with World Vision
    Uganda.
  • 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
  • Be
    a team builder who is able to work successfully in a multicultural
    environment.
  • Possess
    a high level of integrity is required.
  • Show
    commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • Possess
    the ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific
    local cultural context
NB: 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 April,
2015.

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