Grant Accountant, BPRM Project NGO Careers – World Vision Uganda (WVU)


Job Title:      Grant Accountant, BPRM

Organization: World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Response Finance Manager


About US:

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development
and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health
& nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods &
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
these beneficiaries.


Job Summary:     The Grant Accountant, BPRM Project – West
Nile will work with the Response Finance Manager in budget preparations,
monitoring grants budgets, MYPBAS commitments against approved budgets and
expenditure, prepare financial reports and assist finance & operations
staff in understanding basics of government/multilateral grants regulations and
World Vision International Financial policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provide guidance and participate in the
development of Program proposals with a view of advising on key strategic
financial implications as per FM and donor requirements.

Prepare and revise program budgets and cash
flows in line with donor requirements, financial policies and procedures and
advise management concerning appropriate actions to be taken in order to
achieve set objectives in line with donor requirements

Build the capacity of grants finance and program
staff through on job training to enable them understand and interpret the
governments and multilateral grants policies and WVI Financial Manual

Prepare grants for audits, review and assist in
the implementation of program and financial audit recommendations with a view
of providing adequate implementation plan to ensure recommendations are
implemented on timely basis

Review program expenditures to ensure proper
documentation, coding, donor requirements and WV financial policies
compliances, budget availability and initiate any necessary corrections or

Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual
program financial reports to different donors, follow-ups and maintain donors’

Track payable and receivable accounts for
vendors and program staff on a monthly basis and maintain them at low levels so
as not to put program funds at risk.

Update grant files with proposals, grant
agreements, budgets, financial reports, narrative reports, cost extensions, no
cost extensions and other relevant correspondences..

Track and Monitor the use of program assets and
equipment as per World Vision Policies and provide assets and equipment report
to the management on quarterly basis for corrective actions


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the World Vision Grant
Accountant, BPRM Project job must hold university degree, with a major in

Three years of relevant technical and business
work experience.

Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A,
CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent

Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel,
Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting System 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.


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




Deadline: 6th September 2020


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