Fresher Grant Accountant, UNDP Projects NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Grant Accountant, UNDP Projects

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Response Finance Manager

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 Grant Accountant, UNDP Projects will be
tasked with budget preparations, monitoring grants budgets, MYPBAS commitments
against approved budgets and expenditure, prepare financial reports and assist
finance & operations staff in understanding basics of
government/multilateral grants regulations and World Vision International
Financial policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Documentation, reporting and knowledge management: Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and
    annual program financial reports to different donors, follow-ups and
    maintain donors’ relationships.
  • Audit & Risk Management: Prepare grants for audits, review and assist in the implementation
    of program and financial audit recommendations with a view of providing
    adequate implementation plan to ensure recommendations are implemented on
    timely basis.
  • Budget Management: Prepare
    and revise program budgets and cash flows in line with donor requirements,
    financial policies and procedures and advise management concerning
    appropriate actions to be taken in order to achieve set objectives in line
    with donor requirements
  • Payment of project expenses: Review program expenditures to ensure proper documentation, coding,
    donor requirements and WV financial policies compliances, budget
    availability and initiate any necessary corrections or adjustments
  • Track Payable & Receivable: Track payable and receivable accounts for vendors and program staff
    on a monthly basis and maintain them at low levels so as not to put
    program funds at risk.
  • Update Grant document: Update grant files with proposals, grant agreements, budgets,
    financial reports, narrative reports, cost extensions, no cost extensions
    and other relevant correspondences.
  • Asset Management: Track
    and Monitor the use of program assets and equipment as per World Vision
    Policies and provide assets and equipment report to the management on
    quarterly basis for corrective actions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Grant Accountant, UNDP Projects job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration/Commerce-with Accounting option
  • At least two years of professional work experience in accounting,
    preferable with NGO
  • Excellent spoken and written command of English.
  • Good communication, writing, facilitation
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness,
    creativity, reliability and dependable
  • Excellent computer application skills in Microsoft packages (Word,
    Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision
  • Computer literacy 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: 12th July 2019

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