Senior Finance Officer – Grants Employment Vacancy – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International 
Reports to: Grants Finance
Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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 develop, monitor and implement 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 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 proper management of National Office
Departmental budgets and prepare a monthly MSC analysis Report to be communicated
to all budget Managers.
·        
Ensure that all balance sheet accounts are analyzed
and proper aging provided on a monthly basis.
·        
Prepare and submit 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.
3.
Cost Efficiency and Budgeting:
·        
Regularly review all payments for budget approvals
for National Office Departments.
·        
Prepare and submit monthly cost efficiency analysis
reports.
4.
Capacity Building:
Ensure that capacity of the staff in the reporting
section is built and manage the appraisal process of the supervised staff.
5.
Risk Management:
·        
Keenly review and implement internal controls set
within the organization and advice management.
·        
Support internal and external audit processes at
National Office.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the World Vision Senior Finance
Officer – Grants should hold a University Education with a major in Accounting
·        
Full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or
CIMA or equivalent.
·        
At least four years’ 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
·        
You must be a team builder who is able to work
successfully in a multicultural environment.
·        
High degree of integrity
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: 16th November, 2015
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