Fresher  Grant Accountant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Job Title:    Grant Accountant (Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager


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 43 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 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: 

Documentation, reporting and knowledge management

  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Financial reports in Accordance with WV Financial policies and guidelines and KOICA Grants requirements, follow-ups and maintain donors’ relationships

Audit & Risk Management

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

Budget Management

  • 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 KOICA requirements.

Payment of project expenses

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

Track Payable & Receivable

  • 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 document

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

Asset Management

  • 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 International Grant Accountant job should hold a Degree in Business Administration/Commerce-with Accounting Option Note: Pursuing professional course added advantage
  • At least two years of professional work experience in accounting, preferable with NGO
  • Excellent spoken and written command of English.
  • Good communication, writing, facilitation;
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable
  • Excellent computer application skills in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Computer literacy (word, Excel, power point preferred)
  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Position is field -based within the Refugee Settlement


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.


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Deadline: 14th July 2021


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