Field Accountant NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:      Field Accountant
Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Senior Finance
Duty Station: 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 Field
Accountant will provide accounting and financial reporting support to the
cluster 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 region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide accounting and financial reporting
support to the cluster staff and maintain
High quality, accurate and reliable financial
Assist in cluster budgets management and
compliance with the cluster’s Plan of Action and log frames
Prepare and file supporting documents for all
accounting transactions in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual
Prepare and maintain source books of accounts in
compliance with WVU policies
Actively participate in monthly discussions of
the financial reports with the cluster team every month
Allocate various expenses to Cost Centre
accounts made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation policy (CAL)
Comprehend current grant (Government, Multilateral
& PNS) reporting procedures while working to maximize reporting
Coordinate day to day office operations relating
to procurement processes, procedures and suppliers’ transactions (accounts
Support Senior Finance Officer will prepare for periodic
audit calls, provide both Internal and External Auditors with documentation and
analyses in response to requests for financial information
Support the Senior Finance Officer to carry out staff
trainings geared towards grants & PNS accounting, management and compliance
Assist Senior Finance Officer with miscellaneous
cluster activities as they arise. These activities may consist of, budget
preparation and analysis, month end, internal and quarterly financial
reporting, and monthly accounts reconciliations.
Qualifications, Skills and
The prospective World Vision Field Accountant employee
should hold a university Degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing
and or a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or
At least three years’ post qualification
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
Previous experience of managing grants from
Major donors desired
Excellent written and oral communication skills
are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work
successfully in a multicultural environment.
A high level of integrity and attention to detail
is required.
Ability to manage multiple fund types
(sponsorship, private non sponsorship, and government, multilateral and local
income) in addition to having an overall stewardship virtue to control
integrated activities.
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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: 31st August,
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