Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Job Title:            Assistant Accountant
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
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 Assistant
Accountant will provide technical support to the cluster in accordance with
World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable
International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the Program
Accountant and Regional Finance officer on all financial matters relating to
the cluster.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The jobholder will also provide technical
support to the cluster staff and maintain high quality, accurate and reliable
financial information.
Provide support in developing ADP/cluster
budgets in compliance with the cluster/ADPs’ 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 books of accounts in
compliance with WVU policies.
Prepare and participate in discussion of the
financial report with all ADP team on 7th every month.
The incumbent will allocate various expenses to
cost centre accounts made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation
Methodology (CAM)
Prepare petty cash and other vouchers (using
Voucher Interface) and submit to the cluster Program Accountant for posting by
end of each month (preferred weekly).
Adequately manage petty cash in compliance with
the Project Finance Manual.
Coordinate banking issues relating to the
cluster’s transactions
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.
Train and upgrade skills and knowledge of the
cluster staff and partners on accounting policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Assistant
Accountant job opportunity 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 equivalent.
One year of post qualification experience.
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
are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work
successfully in a multicultural environment.
High degree 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: 8th
December 2017

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