2 Assistant Accountant NGO Job Placements – World Vision International

Job Title:   Assistant Accountant (2 Job Placements)

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Area Programme Coordinator & Project Coordinator UNRC Project


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 will be tasked with providing 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:

Financial management

  • Allocate various expenses to cost center accounts made on vouchers in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies
  • Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with WVU financial guidelines and manual
  • Accuracy of expense coding and cost allocation
  • Clean Balance Sheet items, no account to be overdue more than 30days- ( Account allocation)
  • 100% transactions filed on daily basis

Financial management:

  • Initiate and prepare Mobile Money transactions (using Voucher Interface) and submit to the cluster Program Accountant for upload to Share point daily
  • 100% approved mobile money transactions initiated on daily basis for disbursements

Financial planning & budget management:

  • Assist in developing programme/AP/cluster budgets in compliance with the programme / cluster/APs’ Plan
  • 100% Projects Budgets in Horizon and Sun systems
  • Zero project with True Overspending at end of the FY.

Financial reporting:

  • Prepare and participate in discussion of the financial report with programme/AP team on 12th every month.
  • Monthly financial reports and minutes of FFR discussions signed off by all staff
  • 100% completion of LDR.

Risk management:

  • Support the Programmes /cluster during the internal and external auditing
  • Maintain completed/updated stores records and items (stock cards, bin cards, good received notes, stores requisitions and returns books, delivery notes and way bills in accordance with WVI/WVU policy.
  • No Repeated Audit Findings
  • Quarterly AP monitoring visits
  • Well management Inventory system in place

Capacity building:

  • Train and upgrade skills and knowledge of the programme/cluster staff and partners on accounting policies and procedures.
  • Hands on support to non-finance staff.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the World Vision Assistant Accountant job must hold a university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing
  • Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years’ post qualification experience.
  • Three years of relevant technical and business work experience.
  • 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 Procedures.
  • 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.
  • A high level of integrity is required.
  • Experience of working in the field(communities)
  • Previous working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software
  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles Additional professional qualifications


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.


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Deadline: 15th September 2022


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