Financial Accountant NGO Careers – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Financial Accountant

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer – Reporting and Analysis

 

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
Financial Accountant will ensure the completeness and accuracy of the financial
information in sun systems, contribute to monthly reporting, and provide full
accounting service in reporting all transactions accurately and on a timely
basis.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Financial
reporting.

·       
Assist
with month and year end close processes:

·       
Responsible
for preparing and reviewing required journal entries journal entries

·       
Posting
Bank statements in FFR Dbase, Posting bank charges in sun

·       
Review
aging of Advances; Reviewing petty cash ledgers & reconciling with petty
cash log sheets

·       
Reconciling
balance sheet and income statement accounts (Gratuity, Local service tax, Cash
accounts, receivables, payables etc) & provide any explanations for
variances and aging.

Financial reporting

·       
Reconcile
National office mobile money account monthly and ensure reports are approved
appropriately and filed.

Risk management

·       
Compile
quarterly VAT invoices and prepare VAT return and submit to Grants department.

·       
Prepare
& submit monthly WHT return to URA and submit WHT for payment, this
includes reconciling WHT account.

Financial
management

·       
Work
closely with all members of Finance team, SS team, GC and regional offices, to
respond to shared service requests and queries (rejection of invoices,
clarification, follow up, supplier invoices issues etc)

Audit

·       
Assist
SFO, reporting/analysis with regular internal audits and year-end audit by
providing accurate and timely financial reporting; g balance sheet,
reconciliations and variance commentary etc

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Financial Accountant job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, and Accounting.

·       
At least
three years of relevant technical and business work experience in an INGO
sector

·       
Previous
working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software

·       
Will
have knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements

·       
Knowledge
of project management and project cycles

·       
Excellent
computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel

·       
Strong
desire to develop or change processes to improve efficiency

·       
Good
analytical and reporting skills

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skill

·       
Strong
teamwork skills essential

·       
Ability
to work on own initiative and as part of a team

 

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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 8th January 2021

 

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