Several Fresher Assistant Accountant Career Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Project Name: USAID funded Literacy Achievement and Retention
Activity (LARA) Project
Duty Station: Mbarara and Kotido Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
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 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 provide
financial technical support within the Grant in accordance with World Vision
accounting policies and procedures and the acceptable International Financial
Accounting standards and work closely with the Senior Finance Officer on all
financial matters relating to the Grant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In
charge of preparing financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centers
relating to key financial transactions.
·        
In
charge of daily payments of cash and cheques to the respective payees and make
weekly and monthly reviews as per the budget and donor requirements
·        
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.
·        
Responsible
for the preparation of monthly project funding requests, funding reconciliation
and bank reconciliation statements for the project accounts in line with WV
Financial Manual policies and guidelines.
·        
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.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidates for the World Vision Assistant Accountant Jobs should hold a
University degrees with a major in Accounting and part qualification in
A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
·        
At
least one year of post qualification experience, preferably within World
Vision.
·        
Extensive
Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and
Access is required.
·        
Proven
knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
Procedures.
·        
Ability
to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
·        
Must
have good interpersonal skills.
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.
For Mbarara, Click
Here
For Kotido, 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: 22nd May, 2015.

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