Grant Accountant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Grant Accountant

Organisation: World Vision International

Reports to:  Finance Manager

Duty Station:  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 Grant Accountant will work with the
Response Finance Manager in 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
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

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

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 ideal applicant for the World Vision Grant
Accountant job must hold a Degree in Business Administration/Commerce-with
Accounting option

At least four years of professional work
experience in accounting, preferable with NGO

Pursuing professional course added advantage

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;

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand
above denominational diversities.

Computer literacy

Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily
devotions and weekly Chapel services.

Analytical skills

Computer skills (word, Excel, power point preferred)

Communication skills

Reporting skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World
Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Deadline: 8th March 2020

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