Financial Accountant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:       Financial Accountant
Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Senior Finance
Officer – Accounts Payable
Duty Station: Kampala,
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.”
About ABLE Project:
World Vision has just signed a one year partnership contract to
implement a Quality Education project named Addressing Barriers to Learning
(ABLE).The project will initially be implemented in 100 schools in the
districts of Pader, Buliisa, Busia, Tororo and Butaleja in partnership with the
districts and Core Primary teachers colleges. The project is very specific
about improving school management and leadership, community engagement,
improving teacher effectiveness and supporting inclusive education through
child to child interventions.
Job Summary:  The Financial Accountant will provide an
overall pre audit review of payments for the National office in accordance with
World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable
International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with Procurement and
other departments on all payment matters relating to the office.
Key Duties and
Keenly review of payment requisitions for
supporting documentation as per world vision policy.
The jobholder will review payments for proper
coding, arithmetic, budget availability and approvals.
Prepare monthly reconciliations and journal
entries for the balance sheet accounts and provide a listing of the balances
and their trend analysis.
Regularly review, validate and post sun system
transactions on a daily basis to facilitate timely information and reporting.
Keenly monitor the activities of the cash office
by providing an oversight role for cash counts and daily cash reconciliations.
Facilitate the External and internal audits of
the National office by providing all the required documents.
Actively participate and provide input in the
monthly financial report reviews.
Offer technical financial support and capacity
building for all stakeholders including non-finance staff on matters relating
to payments and the required documentation.
Actively participate in the preparation of
annual reports.
Facilitate budget monitoring by checking for
funds availability in MYPBAS against annual budget Vs actual expenditure and
budget approvals.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the World Vision Financial
Accountant job placement should hold a university degree, with a major in
Accounting/Finance/Auditing and Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A,
At least three years’ post qualification
Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel,
Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting.
Broad knowledge and understanding of Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Good team builder
Ability to work successfully in a multicultural
A high level of integrity is required.
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: 30th
November, 2016
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