Fresher Assistant Accountant COUPA Services NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Assistant Accountant COUPA

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Senior Finance Officer – Disbursements & Cash management

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 Assistant Accountant COUPA Services will
perform daily invoicing functions within the accounting department. The
Assistant Accountant will support Accounts payable and accounts receivable by
generating accurate, complete, and timely invoices using COUPA system.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Reviewing all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval
    prior to payment.
  • To research and fix billing errors. They issue debit and credit
    items to resolve these errors, will actively work with other staff to get
    needed documents and respond to customer requests outside of a normal
    billing period.
  • Prepare vouchers, receipts, and checks by entering details into a
    company’s financial system.
  • On a daily basis, submit invoices to shared services, maintain a
    record of collected payments, sent invoices, and updated customer

Financial planning
& budget management:

  • Performing day to day financial transactions review in PROvision,
    including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording of
    accounts payables data.


  • Reconciling vendor statements, correct discrepancies.
  • Reconcile the accounts payables ledger to ensure that all payments
    are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts payable
  • Compiles all invoices financial year end accounts for posting in
  • Providing support to all accountants, answer questions, and solve
    billing issues.

Risk management:

  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders to
    colleagues and contacting supplies; initial review of mobile money payment
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner

Other operations:

  • Plan for and assist with preparation of wires and check payments.
  • Provide support for annual organizational audit as well as project
    audits as relevant.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Assistant Accountant COUPA
    Services job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Business Administration, Commerce, and Accounting.
  • Accounting Certification (ACCA / CPA) (1st or 2nd level)
  • Previous working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software
  • Two years of relevant technical and business work experience
  • Knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements
  • Ability to communicate with vendors, clients, and other staff to
    resolve billing inaccuracies.
  • Positive attitude and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in conjunction with other
    team members to achieve common objectives
  • Excellent multitasker with ability to prioritize and execute many
    assignments in quick and efficient manner.
  • Experience of working in the field (communities)
  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles
  • Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel

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: 10th September 2019

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