Program Accountant Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to:  Programme Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
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: To 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
·       Financial management:
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 month
·       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 days
·       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 candidate must
have a university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing
·       Partial professional
qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
·       A minimum of three
years’ post qualification experience.
·       At least 3 years
relevant technical and business work experience
·       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
·       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
·       Experience of working in
the field(communities)
·       Knowledge of project
management and project cycles
·       Additional professional
How to apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and
complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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