Field Accountant NGO Jobs – World Vision International (WVI)

Job Title:     Field Accountant
Organisation: World Vision
International (WVI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance
About WVI:
World Vision
International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization (NGO) 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 Field
Accountant will provide accounting and financial reporting support to the
cluster 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 region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide accounting and financial reporting support
to the cluster staff and maintain high quality, accurate and reliable financial
Assist in cluster budgets management and compliance
with the cluster’s Plan of Action and log frames
Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting
transactions in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual
Prepare and maintain source books of accounts in
compliance with WVU policies
Actively participate in monthly discussions of the
financial reports with the cluster team every month
Allocate various expenses to cost centre accounts
made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation policy (CAL)
Comprehend current grant (Government, Multilateral
& PNS) reporting procedures while working to maximize reporting
Oversee the day to day office operations relating to
procurement processes, procedures and suppliers’ transactions (accounts
Support the Senior Finance Officer to prepare for
periodic audit calls, provide both Internal and External Auditors with documentation
and analyses in response to requests for financial information
Support Senior Finance Officer conduct staff
trainings geared towards grants & PNS accounting, management and compliance
Support the Senior Finance Officer with
miscellaneous cluster activities as they arise. These activities may consist
of, budget preparation and analysis, month end, internal and quarterly
financial reporting, and monthly accounts reconciliations.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a university Degree, with
a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing and or a full professional qualification
in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
At least three years’ post qualification experience.
Computer literacy skills and knowledge in Microsoft
Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
Previous experience of managing grants from Major
donors desired
Excellent written and oral communication skills are
essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work
successfully in a multicultural environment.
High level of integrity and attention to detail is
Ability to manage multiple fund types (sponsorship,
private non sponsorship, government, multi-lateral and local income) in
addition to having an overall stewardship virtue to control integrated
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply
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: 24th October, 2015.

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