Programme Accountant Jobs – World Vision

Organization: World Vision
Reports to: Programme
Duty Station: Uganda
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 82 districts in Uganda
implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation &
hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and
adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Job Summary: The Programme Accountant will provide
financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World
Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International
Financial Accounting standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial management:
  • Raise,
    receive and review voucher interface files and Provision requests from the
    programme/cluster for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and
    provide feedback on daily basis.
  • Review
    and manage the mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and
    ensure timely and accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th following month.
Financial planning & budget management:
  • Complete
    and consolidate the programme/AP Budgets, upload into Horizon by August
    and to Share point by December each financial year.
  • Monitor
    budget and cash-flows by ensuring expenditures are within the budget
    limits, identify and provide variances explanations for management
    decision making by 13th monthly.
Financial reporting:
  • Generate
    and review Sun systems generated and other financial reports for the
    programme / cluster and share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams
    on 11th monthly and have final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each
 Risk management:
  • Take
    lead in the cluster internal and external audit and ensure that audit
    recommendations are implemented on a timely basis, that is within the 90
  • Update
    asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in
    accordance with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis.
  • Carry
    out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching
    correct beneficiaries.
 Capacity building:
  • Provide
    technical financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant
    Accountants, Program staff and partners within the cluster.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal applicant must hold a university degree, with a major in
  • Partial
    professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
  • Previous
    working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software.
  • At
    least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience.
  • Knowledge
    of project management and project cycles.
  • 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.
  • Written
    and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a
    team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural
  • A
    high level of integrity is required.
  • Experience
    of working in the field (communities).
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: 17th October 2019
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