Fresher USAID HIWA Grant Jobs – Assistant Accountant at World Vision International

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 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 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 Accountant vacancy should hold a University degree with a major
    in Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or
  • 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
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
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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