Grant Accountant job at Word Vision

Vacancy title:
Grant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Word Vision

Deadline of this Job:
26 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, November 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Purpose of the position:
Lead the financial management of the project by ensuring overall financial management at the project level according to World Vision Field Finance Manual as well as donor requirements.

Major Responsibilities
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% Time Major Activities End Results Expected
20% Prepare and monitor project budget, project cash flows, year-to-date spending and funding requests to ensure that projects have adequate budgets to implement related activities throughout the year by ensuring project PBAS updated and inform the project manager on the status of funds commitment. PBAS & SUN6 reconciled
15% Prepare and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV, Support Office and donor specific reporting and procedural standards & requirements by ensure project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system. All donor requirements / restrictions are met
10% Review the projects related financial transactions to ensure that they fall within the approved scope of project activities and donor requirements and that they comply with the financial procedures and FFM requirements. No miss allocation of expenses
15% Prepare and analyze monthly and Quarterly project financial report for its accuracy and adequacy, before submitted to SO / donor, in respect to full disclosure and that it presents a true and fair view of the activities of the grant for the respective period Financial reports accepted by SO / Donor
15% Facilitate internal and external auditors and provide relevant information as far as audit is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations. Unqualified opinion obtained
10% Participate in proposal writing with the view to provide financial advice and develop project lifetime budget in line with WV and Donor budgeting templates and guidelines in case of extension and/or project budget amendment. At least a proposal is won in a year
15% Maintain an efficient management of project Assets and conduct regular inventory to reconcile sun system reports and physical count of assets as per WV’s asset policy and procedures and maintain an update asset register and ensure proper management of inventory and fuel. Asset register is up to date
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
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Minimum Qualification required:
• A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
• Minimum of 5 years’experience in accounting profession with a busy organization or project.
• Gate way to Grant certified or any other related certification from any bilateral or multilateral donor is an added value.
• Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.
• Must have experience in working with government or multilateral funded projects.
• Good command of Microsoft spreadsheet preferably Microsoft Excel, Vision and Sun system software.
• Experience in working with auditors both internal and external.
• Must have good oral and written communication skills.
• Must have skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings
• Must have skills and ability on budget management

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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The closing date for submission of applications is 26th November 2021no late applications will be accepted.
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 November 2021  
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 13-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-11-2061
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