03 July 2017

Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Jobs - World Vision International

Job Title:         Assistant Accountant
Organisation: World Vision International
Project Name: Strengthening School Community Accountability for Girls Education (SAGE) Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance Officer

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.”

About DREAMS-SAGE Project:
The World Vision Strengthening School Community Accountability for Girls Education (SAGE) project is funded by DREAMS Innovation Challenge and works in 10 districts in North and Central Uganda. The project aims to contribute towards reduction in new HIV infections among adolescent girls by increasing girls’ access and retention in positive secondary school environments in the selected districts.

Job Summary: The Assistant Accountant will provide financial technical support within the DREAMS- Sage Project Grant in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the acceptable International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the Senior Finance Officer on all financial matters relating to the Grant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centers relating to key financial transactions.
  • Carry out daily payments of cash and cheques to the respective payees and make weekly and monthly reviews as per the budget and donor requirements
  • Tasked with Bank / Project Financial dealings which involve cash withdrawals, deposits, Statements and transfers to Community Based organizations in accordance to WVU and the Donor requirements.
  • Prepare and submit monthly project funding requests, funding reconciliation and bank reconciliation statements for the project accounts in line with WV Financial Manual policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain completed/updated stores records and items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Assistant Accountant job opportunity must hold a University degree with a major in Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • One year of post qualification experience, preferably within World Vision.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • The incumbent must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 4th July 2017

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