Jobs in Uganda - Assistant Accountant Job at World Vision

Assistant Accountant

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 24 December 2020

Hiring Organization  World Vision

JOB DETAILS:
Position: Assistant Accountant
Report to: Programme Manager, UNHCR
Location: Yumbe, West Nile – Uganda
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.

Job Education Requirements: University degree


Job Experience Requirements: One years


Application procedure

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda
Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is 24th December, 2020. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Date Posted: 2020-12-18

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