Programme Accountant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International


Job Title:    Programme Accountant

Organization:  World Vision International

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Programme Manager


About US:

World Vision Uganda
(WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government
organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48
Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water,
sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and
child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children
and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.


Job Summary:  The Programme Accountant will provide
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:  


receive and review voucher interface files and ProVision requests from the
programme/cluster for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and
provide feedback on daily basis

and manage the mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and ensure
timely and accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th following month

Financial planning
& budget management:

and consolidate the programme/AP Budgets, upload into Horizon by August and to
Share point by December each financial year

budget and cash-flows by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits,
identify and provide variances explanations for management decision making by
13th monthly


and review Sun systems generated and other financial reports for the programme/
cluster and share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams on 11th monthly
and have final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each month

Risk management:

lead in the cluster internal and external audit and ensure that audit
recommendations are implemented on a timely basis, that is within the 90 days

asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in accordance
with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis

out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching
correct beneficiaries

Capacity building:

technical financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant
Accountants, Program staff and partners within the cluster


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant for the World Vision Programme Accountant job must possess a
university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing

professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent

minimum of three years’ post qualification experience in an INGO setting

Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN
Accounting and Access is required.

have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal
Control Procedures.

and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team
builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

of working in the field (communities)

of project management and project cycles

position is based at the cluster/project office but may require ability and
willingness to travel to communities.


How to Apply:

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




Deadline: 15th December 2020


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