Programme Accountant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
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 Programme Accountant will provide overall
technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision
accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial
Accounting standards and liaise with the Regional Finance officer on all
financial matters relating to the programme/cluster.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Monitor budget and
cash-flow management by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits,
identify and provide variances explanations for management decision making by
13th each month.
·       Complete and consolidate
the programme/AP Budgets and uploads into Horizon by August and Share point in
·       Raise, receive and
review voucher interface files and provisions request from the programme/cluster
for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and provide feedback on
·       Generate and review Sun
systems generated and other financial reports for the programme/ cluster and
share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams on 12th each month and have
final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each month.
·       Review and manage the
mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and ensure timely and
accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th each following month.
·       Receive and compile
funding requests that have to be sent to the Regional Finance Officers by 5th
each month.
·       Participate on the
Procurement Evaluation Committee as Secretary and provide technical advice to
the members.
·       Provide technical
financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant Accountants and
Program staff and partners within the cluster.
·       Asset management (have
asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in accordance
with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis
·       Have all programme/
cluster staff Labor distribution reports Completed and signed by 3th each
·       Carry out routine field
visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching correct beneficiaries.
·       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.

Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant for
the World Vision Programme Accountant job must hold a university degree, with a
major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing and or a partial professional
qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
·       A minimum of three
years’ post qualification 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.
·       A high level of
integrity is required.
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.
19th January 2020
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