Assistant Accountant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
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 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 Temporary Assistant Accountant – Buikwe
Cluster will assist in providing 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:
Allocate various expenses to cost center
accounts made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies
Prepare and file supporting documents for all
accounting transactions in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual
Financial management: Initiate and
prepare Mobile Money transactions (using Voucher Interface) and submit to the
cluster Program Accountant for upload to Share point daily
Financial planning & budget management: Assist
in developing programme/AP/cluster budgets in compliance with the programme
/cluster/APs’ Plan
Financial reporting: Prepare and
participate in discussion of the financial report with programme/AP team on
12th every month
Risk management:
Support the Programmes /cluster during the
internal and external auditing.
Maintain completed/updated stores records and
items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and
returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy
Capacity building: Train and upgrade
skills and knowledge of the programme/cluster staff and partners on accounting
policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the World Vision
Temporary Assistant Accountant –
Buikwe Cluster job must hold 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
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 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 environment.
A high level of integrity is required
Experience of working in the field (communities)
Knowledge of project management and project
How to apply:
All 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: 14th February 2020
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