Programme Accountant – Pader Agago Cluster

at World Vision
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 19, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Programme Accountant - Pader Agago Cluster

Back ground

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 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Financial management: Raise, receive and review voucher interface files and ProVision requests from the programme/cluster for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and provide feedback on daily basis

Financial management: Review and manage the mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and ensure timely and accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th following month

Financial planning & budget management: Complete and consolidate the programme/AP Budgets, upload into Horizon by August and to Share point by December each financial year

Monitor budget and cash-flows by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits, identify and provide variances explanations for management decision making by 13th monthly

Financial reporting:

Generate and review Sun systems generated and other financial reports for the programme/ cluster and share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams on 11th monthly and have final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each month

Risk management:

Skills

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.

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

Experience Requirements

At least 3 years relevant technical work experience with an international NGO.

Education Requirements

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
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