Fresher Grant Accountant, UNICEF Projects NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Finance Manager
Duty Station: 
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 Grant Accountant, UNICEF Projects will
work with the Response Finance Manager in budget preparations, monitoring
grants budgets, MYPBAS commitments against approved budgets and expenditure,
prepare financial reports and assist finance & operations staff in
understanding basics of government/multilateral grants regulations and World
Vision International Financial policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Documentation, reporting and knowledge
    quarterly, semi-annual and annual program financial reports to different
    donors, follow-ups and maintain donors’ relationships.
  • Audit & Risk Management: Prepare grants for audits, review and
    assist in the implementation of program and financial audit
    recommendations with a view of providing adequate implementation plan to
    ensure recommendations are implemented on timely basis.
  • Budget Management: Prepare and revise program budgets and
    cash flows in line with donor requirements, financial policies and
    procedures and advise management concerning appropriate actions to be
    taken in order to achieve set objectives in line with donor requirements
  • Payment of project expenses: Review program expenditures to ensure
    proper documentation, coding, donor requirements and WV financial policies
    compliances, budget availability and initiate any necessary corrections or
  • Track Payable & Receivable: Track payable and receivable accounts
    for vendors and program staff on a monthly basis and maintain them at low
    levels so as not to put program funds at risk.
  • Update Grant document: Update grant files with proposals, grant
    agreements, budgets, financial reports, narrative reports, cost
    extensions, no cost extensions and other relevant correspondences.
  • Asset Management: Track and Monitor the use of program
    assets and equipment as per World Vision Policies and provide assets and
    equipment report to the management on quarterly basis for corrective

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Grant
    Accountant, UNICEF Projects job placement should preferably hold a Degree
    in Business Administration/Commerce-with Accounting option
  • At least two years of professional work
    experience in accounting, preferable with NGO
  • Excellent spoken and written command of
  • Good communication, writing,
    facilitation skills
  • Track record demonstrating high
    integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable
  • Excellent computer application skills in
    Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Team player, Self-motivator, able to
    work with limited supervision;
  • Computer literacy skills
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: 12th July 2019
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