Senior Finance Officer – DREAMS Non-profit Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Project Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
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 Senior
Finance Officer – DREAMS will provide leadership and management of the DREAMS
finance unit by planning, directing and controlling the Grant resources in line
with World Vision policies/procedures, International Accounting Standards and
ensuring compliance with to Donor regulations.

Key Duties and
The incumbent will promote financial
accountability and reporting for the grants to ensure compliance to both World
Vision policies and Donor Regulations
In charge of strategic planning and management
through the provision of technical support in grant acquisition and proposal
budget preparations and ensuring proper budget management of all the grants.
Ensure cost efficiency and effectiveness by
advising and assisting management on grant financial aspects of the ministry
with particular emphasis on the financial implications of decisions to be made.
Responsible for capacity building of Grant
finance staff by establishing and supervising of all work practices including
the provision of opportunities for orientation, training, development and
succession planning.
Risk management through the profiling of the
risk in grants and ensuring that appropriate action is taken to address audit
findings and implement recommendations.
Strategic Networking through the mediation with
Support offices on behalf of the projects and National Office on key
requirements by respective governments in their support activities and the
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Senior
Finance Officer job placement must hold a University education with a major in
Accounting and a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CIMA or
Knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired
through a combination of formal schooling, self- education, and prior
experience or on the job training.
At least three years of grants management
Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
are essential
The incumbent must be a team builder, who is
able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
Impeccable level of integrity is required
English fluent spoken and written language
Excellent analytical skills
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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: 18th September,
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