Grant Accountant job at World Vision
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Vacancy title:
Grant Accountant

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

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World Vision

Deadline of this Job:
09 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Grant Accountant
World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.
World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Grant Accountant. The position will be based at Head Office – Kigali reporting to the Grants Finance Manager.

Purpose of the position:
The Grant Accountant of the project will oversee the financial management and control for the project; verify all expenses and receipts and ensure they are allocated to their cost centers accounts in line with WV and consortium members’ financial policies and procedures.

The major responsibilities include:
% of time Activity End Results

20% Prepare and monitor project budget, project cash flows, year-to-date spending and funding requests to ensure that the project has 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 ensuring project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system. Process the VAT refund every month and ensure the accuracy of invoices in order to have all VAT refunded by RRA. 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 reports for their accuracy and adequacy, before submitted to SO / donor, in respect to full disclosure and that they present a true and fair view of the activities of the grant for the respective period. Accurate project financial reports are 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 / clean audit reports are 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 supported is won in WV Fiscal Year and budget meet WV standards
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 updated asset register and ensure proper management of inventory and fuel. Project assets, inventory and fuel properly managed.

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: Required Professional Experience
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting profession within a busy organization or projects
• Proven experience in project budget management
• Proven experience of USAID at least three years.
• Proven knowledge of GAAP and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls
• Experience in working with auditors both internal and external
• Good oral and written communication skills

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification
• A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• Skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications
• Accounting certification such as ACCA, CPA, CFA, etc
• Good command of Microsoft spreadsheet preferably Microsoft Excel, Vision and Sun system software
• Gateway to Grants certification
• Experience of bilateral or multilateral funded projects.
The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to 
If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.
All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.
In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on  (no applications will be accepted through this email).
The closing date for submission of applications is 10th August 2022; no 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.
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 01-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-08-2056
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