Regional Finance Officer Job Careers – World Vision International


Job Title:    Regional Finance Officer

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Regional Programme 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 Regional Finance Officer will support,
design and monitor the implementation of Financial Systems of the Region and
Regional Office to ensure compliance in accordance with World Vision Policies
and Procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Financial management: Provide
    technical support to the Regional Office and Program accounting staff in
    financial management, Financial Accounting Systems [Sun systems,
    PROvision, Horizon in line with WVU policies and procedures
  • Financial planning &
    budget management:
    Provide guidance in the preparation of budgets,
    development of Project Proposals with a view of advising on key strategic
    financial implications as per FM and donor requirements.
  • Review for completeness
    and accuracy of financial information uploaded to Horizon, PROvision, Sun
    System and Share Point
  • Financial reporting: Analyze
    and share Monthly/Quarterly Finance dashboards across the clusters to
    track and manage financial performance for meaningful decision making
  • Risk management: Carry
    out financial reviews on prescribed objectives for particular projects
    active, phasing out projects and provide advice on strategic action
  • Provide technical guidance
    on Audit and Follow-up on Audit recommendations for the Programs
  • Management & leadership,
    Capacity building
  • Carry out competence
    assessment of program accounting staff based on reasonable benchmarks that
    can identify training needs and other issues of recommendation in line WV
    Human Resources manual and build capacity to enable them understand and
    interpret the Financial Manual and all its relevant accounting
  • Provide technical support
    to the Regional Office and project accounting staff in financial
    management, Accounting Systems in line with WVU policies and procedures.
  • Identify, participate and
    advise management on the recruitment of all regional, cluster and ADP
    accounting staff, allocate assignments, monitor performance, mentor, coach
    and build their capacity, in line with the World Vision Mission.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the World Vision Regional Finance
    Officer job must hold a University
    degree in Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Administration/Science and
    Accounting, with a major in Accounting/Finance and or a full professional
    qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years’
    post qualification technical and business work experience in finance
  • Extensive Computer
    knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN
    Accounting and Access is required.
  • Must have proven knowledge
    of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
  • Knowledge of project
    management and project cycles
  • Written and Oral
    Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team
    builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience of working in
    the field (communities)
  • Additional professional
  • A high level of integrity
    is required


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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