USAID HIWA Grant Jobs – Program Accountant at World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Director
About WVU:
World Vision International 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 Program
Accountant  will support the World Vision
HIWA Grant through the provision of financial technical guidance within the
Grant in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and
the acceptable International Financial Accounting standards and liaise with the
Grants Finance Manager on all financial matters relating to the Grant
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of preparing and reviewing
    financial vouchers, and allocate costs to all cost centres 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
  • In charge of the preparation and updating
    of all necessary books of accounts and ledgers and cash flow forecasts in
    line with WVU financial manual.
  • Carry out Bank / Project Financial
    dealings which involve cash withdrawals, deposits, Statements and
    transfers to Community Based organizations in accordance to WVU and the
    Donor requirements.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly
    project funding requests, funding reconciliation and bank reconciliation
    statements for the project accounts in line with WV Financial Manual
    policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare, implement and monitor a
    consolidated and Sub-cost Annual Project Budget and annual financial
    reports in accordance with WV Financial policies and guidelines and USAID
    Grants requirements.
  • The incumbent will also perform any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Program
    Accountant vacancy should hold a University degree with a major in
    Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • At least three years post qualification
    experience, preferably within World Vision.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft
    Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally
    Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and
    concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals.
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
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: 17th July, 2015.

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