Grant Accountant – Right to Grow NGO Jobs – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Grant Accountant – Right to
Grow

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator

 

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 – Right to Grow will work closely with the Senior Grants
Finance Officer, Regional Finance Officer and Cluster Accountants to ensure
budget monitoring, accurate, and timely preparation of monthly financial
reports. The position holder plays a key role in generation of donor financial
reports per donor templates. The incumbent will assist with budget development
& internal controls including risk mitigation, monitoring compliance to
donor guidelines, prevention of fraud among others.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project financial
management

·       
Prepare,
implement and monitor a consolidated and Sub-cost Annual Project Budget, make
monthly and quarterly budgetary analysis;

·       
Prepare
and review financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centres relating
to key financial transactions.

·       
Carry
out daily payments of cash and cheques/Mobile money systems to the respective
payees and make weekly and monthly reviews of the cash operations balances and
make necessary observations to confirm they are within the budgeted and Donor
requirements

·       
Prepare
and update all necessary books of accounts and ledgers such as the petty cash
book, income/receipt book, cheque registers and cash flow forecasts,
Procurements and Assets Registers in line with WVU financial manual.

Financial reporting

·       
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/Cluster
Accountant/RFO 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.

Risk mitigation and
monitoring

·       
Take
lead in Grants/project donor spot checks

·       
Facilitate
internal and external audits ensuring 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 or on
request

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

·       
Carry
out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching
correct beneficiaries as well as ensuring 100% submission of Labour
Distribution Reports (LDRs) for employees that are assigned to the grant.

·       
Carry
out Bank / Project Financial dealings, which involve cash withdrawals,
deposits, Statements and transfers to Community in accordance to WVU and the
Donor requirements.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Grant Accountant – Right to Grow job
must hold a University education with a major in Accounting and part
qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.

·       
A
minimum of three years’ post qualification experience in a recognised
International NGO.

·       
Must
have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal
Control Procedures.

·       
Extensive
Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and
Access is required.

·       
Report
writing skills (Financial report),

·       
Working
under minimum supervision,

·       
Computer
Literacy (Especially MSO Excel, SUN systems)

·       
Must
have good interpersonal skills.

·       
Must be
a team builder, who works successfully in a multicultural environment.

·       
A high
level of integrity is required

·       
Resource
mobilization

·       
The
position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically to the
districts where the project is implemented up to 60% of the time

 

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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