Grant Accountant Vacancy-Job Ref: JKRWWVI/1511/202071

World Vision

Grant Accountant Vacancy-Job Ref: JKRWWVI/1511/202071
Kigali (Rwanda)

JOB DESCRIPTION
GRANT ACCOUNTANT

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 28 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 HeadOffice in Kigali, reporting to the Grants Finance Manager.

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

List statements describing the final results of this position and method of accomplishments, and how results/performance are reviewed and measured. Begin with the most important accountabilities.

% 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

List education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

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
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