2 Entry Level Assistant Accountant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Grants Accountant
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 financial
and grant accounting support to the response in line with World Vision
accounting policies & procedures and donor grants agreements. Liaise and
support Grant Accountant on all financial matters relating to the response.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide accounting and
    financial technical support to the response staff including on-the-job
    training in order to maintain accurate and reliable financial information.
  • Prepare and file
    supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with
    WVU & Donor financial policies and guidelines.
  • The incumbent will manage
    staff travel and business advances by ensuring accuracy, authenticity,
    completeness and timely retirement of advances and monthly Account
    Allocation in SUN System.
  • Provide the grants
    accountant with monthly aging report highlighting the status of advances
    within the response.
  • Prepare payment vouchers
    (using Voucher Interface) and allocate various departmental/Project costs
    in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies and donor
  • Review of payment
    requisitions in Coupa in compliance with the WVI Finance Manual and chart
    of accounts.
  • Actively participate in
    the audit processes of the response, particularly facilitating audit team
    easy access to the financial records.
  • Code & Monitor
    budgets, record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to
    ensure that correct expenditures are correctly charged to
  • Verify vendor claims,
    advances and other receivables to ensure that suppliers are paid in a
    timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for
    the World Vision Assistant Accountant job opportunity must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing or a full
    professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CMA or equivalent.
  • One year of post
    qualification experience in grants accounting.
  • Extensive Computer
    knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN
    Accounting and Access is required.
  • Must have proven knowledge
    of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
  • Excellent written and Oral
    Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team player,
    who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
  • 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 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: 24th June 2018
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