World Vision Uganda Assistant Accountant – Yumbe Jobs

World Vision Uganda Assistant Accountant – Yumbe Jobs


Purpose of the position

  • To provide financial and grants accounting support to the response in line with World Vision accounting policies & procedures and donor grants agreements.

  • Liaise and support Grants Accountant on all financial matters relating to the response.

    Major Responsibilities

  • Provide grants and financial technical support to the response/grants program staff including on-the-job training in order to maintain accurate and reliable financial information.

  • Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with WVU & WVI financial policies and guidelines.

  • Manage staff travel and business advances by ensuring accuracy, authenticity, completeness and timely retirement of advances and monthly Account Allocation in SUN,

  • Provide the Grants Accountant with monthly report highlighting the status of advances within the response.

  • Prepare payment vouchers (using Voucher Interface) and allocate various response and grants expenses to different cost centers/grants in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies and donor requirements.

  • Manage response petty cash in compliance with the WVI Finance Manual.

  • Coordinate banking issues relating to response transactions

  • Participate in the audit processes of the projects, particularly facilitating audit team members’ easy access to the project financial records.

  • Code & Monitor budgets, record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to ensure that correct expenditures are correctly charged to grants and that grants are not overspent.

  • Verify vendor claims, advances and
    other receivables to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner, per contracts and in conformance with donors/WVI policies.

    Qualifications

    Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

  • A university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing or a full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CMA or equivalent.

  • A minimum of one years’ post qualification experience in grants accounting.

  • 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 player, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

  • A high level of integrity is required.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Uganda Assistant Accountant – Yumbe Jobs

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