Fresher Grant Accountant – PFIZER Project NGO Jobs – World Vision International


Job Title:    Grant
Accountant – PFIZER Project

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Project Coordinator

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 Grant Accountant – PFIZER Project will work
closely with Senior Grants Finance Officer to ensure budget monitoring and
accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial reports.


position will primarily focus on WFP and other multilateral grants and assist
with budget development & controls as well as reporting to donors&
external stakeholders where applicable.


The position
holder plays a key role in generation of donor financial reports per donor
templates. Job holder is also expected to adhere to World Vision’s Christian
ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


Prepare and submit timely, accurate and complete grants
financial reports to internal and external users/donors.

Prepare analysis of grant expenditure for management
action to help in monitoring the burn rate of various grants.

Ensure grants/projects reports are discussed with the
project team within the required time schedule.

Ensure that projects annual budgets are posted in SUN6 for
grants handled

Work on other assignments as may be assignee by the Snr
Grants Finance Officer from time to time

Load grants reports in FFR database

Review and where necessary provide appropriate expense
codes for accurate posting of expenses.

Support and participate in year- end processes

Attend program technical meetings and give feedback and
updates on financial aspect of the assigned grants/Projects.


Take lead in Grants/project donor spot checks

Coordinate Grants/Projects external Audits

Ensure any Audit recommendation affecting area of
responsibility are cleared within 90days after issuance of audit report (both
internal & external)

Play active role in maintenance of internal controls by
ensuring laid down procedures are followed and Zero tolerance to Fraud is
adhered to.

Ensure all financial documents are filed and files are
available for audit. This would include financial records and contract

Work with auditors to retrieve the sampled documents from

Assists auditors to receive required information from
other departments, for example Supply Chain department, P&C and Finance
Office during audit.

Contribute to acceptable and timely audit reports through
provision of required feedbacks during the audit processes.

Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements
documents between WVU donors and sub- recipients are available on file.

Ensure good storage of financial reports and records in
line with the World Vision Uganda and donor requirements

Monitoring & Funds Monitoring:

Ensure high quality standards are maintained in our budget
development (proposal, grant and matches) in co-ordination with program
personnel. Work closely with Snr Grants Finance Officer to prepare quality
grants budgets

Assist Program in linking Grant Budgets to Grant
Work-plans, so that the activities to be undertaken in the program matches to
the budget

Monitor and review activities to ensure that only budgeted
costs have been incurred

Monitor Project expenses against the approved budget

Reconcile LDRs with payroll for the project staff under

Ensure donor regulations are adhered to for the assigned

Support and coordinate grants end closure processes

Ensure strict adherence to the approved budgets

Monitor and review any Sub-Recipient activities to ensure
that only budgeted costs have been incurred

Ensure funds are available for smooth running of program

Follow up with Senior Grant Finance Officer to ensure
support ensure obligated funds are duly committed on PBAS by Support Offices

Prepare and submit accurate funding requests to donors on
a timely basis.

Ensure grants activities strictly stick to approved
budgets with no cost overruns.


Ensure that UNICEF/UNDP Funds are liquidated on time to
avoid blockage where applicable.

Ensure reimbursable invoices are prepared based on the
donor requirements and submitted on time where applicable.

Work with the Snr Grants Finance Officer to follow up on
pending reimbursements from donors

Ensure Funds received are correctly recorded and booked in
the system

Ensure WFP reimbursements are SAed to SOs and tracking of
invoices and booking of pending invoices.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant for the World Vision Grant
Accountant – PFIZER Project
job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Commerce/Finance

Must have CPA (U) or ACCA Section 2 (or must work towards

Two years’ experience in Finance and grants management

Two years in grants/Projects financial management work

G2G Certification

Should be Computer Literate with a sound knowledge of
office suites and experience working with excel

Good planning and organizational skills

Should demonstrate experience working with computerized
accounting system and especially Sun System

Willing to occasionally travel to the field locations.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum
Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.




Deadline: 21st August 2020


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