Program Accountant – Bugiri Cluster

World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Job Summary

To provide financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial Accounting standards.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

World Vision Uganda (WVU)


Duty Station:

Within Uganda , Bugiri , East Africa


To provide financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial Accounting standards.


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:

• Take lead in the cluster internal and external audit and ensure that audit recommendations are implemented on a timely basis, that is within the 90 days

• Update asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in accordance with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis

• Carry out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching correct beneficiaries

• Capacity building:

• Provide technical financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant Accountants, Program staff and partners within the cluster


Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

• 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

• A minimum of three years’ post qualification experience in an INGO setting

• 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)

• Knowledge of project management and project cycles

• The position is based at the cluster/project office but may require ability and willingness to travel to communities.


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