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Regional Finance Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International



Regional Finance Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Regional Finance Officer

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Regional Programme Manager

About US:

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 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Regional Finance Officer will support, design and monitor the implementation of Financial Systems of the Region and Regional Office to ensure compliance in accordance with World Vision Policies and Procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Financial management

  • Provide technical support to the Regional Office and Program accounting staff in financial management, Financial Accounting Systems [Sun systems, PROvision, Horizon in line with WVU policies and procedures

Financial planning & budget management

  • Provide guidance in the preparation of budgets, development of Project Proposals with a view of advising on key strategic financial implications as per FM and donor requirements.
  • Review for completeness and accuracy of financial information uploaded to Horizon, PROvision, Sun System and Share Point

Financial reporting

  • Analyze and share Monthly/Quarterly Finance dashboards across the clusters to track and manage financial performance for meaningful decision making

Risk management





  • Carry out financial reviews on prescribed objectives for particular projects active, phasing out projects and provide advice on strategic action
  • Provide technical guidance on Audit and Follow-up on Audit recommendations for the Programs

Management & leadership, Capacity building

  • Carry out competence assessment of program accounting staff based on reasonable benchmarks that can identify training needs and other issues of recommendation in line WV Human Resources manual and build capacity to enable them understand and interpret the Financial Manual and all its relevant accounting specifications
  • Provide technical support to the Regional Office and project accounting staff in financial management, Accounting Systems in line with WVU policies and procedures.
  • Identify, participate and advise management on the recruitment of all regional, cluster and ADP accounting staff, allocate assignments, monitor performance, mentor, coach and build their capacity, in line with the World Vision Mission.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the World Vision Regional Finance Officer job must hold a Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Administration/Science and Accounting, with a major in Accounting/Finance and or a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • At least three years of post-qualification technical and business work experience in finance
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles
  • 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)
  • Additional professional qualifications
  • A high level of integrity is required

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

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Deadline: 29th November 2020

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