Assistant Accountant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:  Assistant Accountant

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Programme Accountant

Duty Station: 

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 Assistant Accountant will assist in
providing financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance
with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable
International Financial Accounting standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Allocate various expenses to cost center accounts made on vouchers
    in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies
  • Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions
    in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual
  • Financial management: Initiate and prepare Mobile Money transactions (using Voucher
    Interface) and submit to the cluster Program Accountant for upload to
    Share point daily
  • Financial planning & budget management: Assist in developing
    programme/AP/cluster budgets in compliance with the programme
    /cluster/APs’ Plan
  • Financial reporting: Prepare and participate in discussion of the financial report with
    programme/AP team on 12th every month
  • Risk management:
  • Support the Programmes /cluster during the internal and external
  • 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
  • Capacity Building: Train
    and upgrade skills and knowledge of the programme/cluster staff and
    partners on accounting policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Assistant Accountant job
    placement should preferably hold a university degree, with a major in
  • Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA
    or equivalent.
  • At least three years’ post qualification experience.
  • Three years of relevant technical and business work experience
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word,
    PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting
    Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • 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.
  • A high level of integrity is required
  • Experience of working in the field (communities)
  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles

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: 2nd August 2019

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit or
find us on our facebook page

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.