Grant Accountant – UNICEF Project NGO Jobs – World Vision International


Job Title:    Grant Accountant – UNICEF

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Finance Manager


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 – UNICEF Project 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 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:

ideal applicant for the World Vision 
Grant Accountant – UNICEF
Project job must hold a Bachelor’s
with a major in Accounting and part qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA
or CIMA or equivalent.

A minimum of three years’ post qualification
experience in a recognised International NGO.

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

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

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

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

Report writing skills (Financial report),

Computer Literacy (Especially MSO Excel, SUN

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Must be a team builder, who works successfully
in a multicultural environment.

A high level of integrity is required

Resource mobilization skills

Working under minimum supervision


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: 4th March 2021


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