Regional Finance Officer NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Regional
Programme Manager
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 Regional Finance Officer will support,
design and monitor the implementation of Financial Systems of the Region and
Regional Office to ensure compliance in accordance with World Vision Policies
and Procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Financial
management
·       
Provide
technical support to the Regional Office and Program accounting staff in
financial management, Financial Accounting Systems [Sun systems, ProVision,
Horizon] in line with WVU policies and procedures
Financial planning
& budget management
·       
Provide
guidance in the preparation of budgets, development of Project Proposals with a
view of advising on key strategic financial implications as per FM and donor
requirements.
·       
Review
for completeness and accuracy of financial information uploaded to Horizon,
ProVision, Sun System and Share Point
Financial reporting
·       
Analyze
and share Monthly/Quarterly Finance dashboards across the clusters to track and
manage financial performance for meaningful decision making
Risk management
·       
Review
the financial and other Internal Controls in programs and advise and/or assist
in setting up workable controls in line with the Financial Policies and
procedures
·       
Provide
technical guidance on Audit and Follow-up on Audit recommendations for the
Programs
Capacity building
·       
Carry
out competence assessment of program accounting staff based on reasonable
benchmarks that can identify training needs and other issues of recommendation
in line WV Human Resources manual and build capacity to enable them understand
and interpret the Financial Manual and all its relevant accounting
specifications




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Regional Finance Officer job must
hold a university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing
·       
Full
professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent
·       
A
minimum of three years’ post qualification 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.
·       
Experience
of working in the field (communities)
·       
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
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 5th July 2020
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