Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:        Assistant
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
WFP 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 assist in
providing financial and grant accounting support to the response in line with
World Vision accounting policies & procedures and donor grants agreements.
Liaise and support Senior Finance officer on all financial matters relating to
the response.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide grants and financial technical support to the
    response/grants program 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 & WVI financial policies and guidelines.
  • Manage staff travel and business advances by ensuring accuracy,
    authenticity, completeness and timely retirement of advances and monthly
    Account Allocation in SUN,
  • Provide the Senior Finance Officer (SFO) with monthly report
    highlighting the status of advances within the response.
  • Prepare payment vouchers (using Voucher Interface) and allocate
    various response and grants expenses to different cost centers/grants in
    compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies and donor requirements.
  • Manage response petty cash in compliance with the WVI Finance
  • Coordinate banking issues relating to response transactions
  • Actively participate in the audit processes of the projects,
    particularly facilitating audit team members’ easy access to the project
    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 grants and that grants are not overspent.
  • Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables to ensure that
    suppliers are paid in a timely manner, per contracts and in conformance
    with donors/WVI policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Assistant Accountant job
    opportunity must hold a university 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 Procedures.
  • 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: 2nd July 2018
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