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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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    World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
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    Grant Accountant

    Key Responsibilities:

    Financial Management and Budget Monitoring

    • Offer financial advice and facilitation of project team to undertake activities
    • Ensure strict adherence to the approved budgets and the grant guideline by the donor
    • Deepen the understanding about the donor’s regulation on financial management based on the advice by Japan Grant Supervisor
    • Ensure vendors are paid within the stipulated time
    • Ensure staff advances are properly managed
    • Analyse grant financial performance and advice management
    • Review grants procurement requests for budget availability and coding
    • Ensure assets purchased through donor funds are properly utilized and safe guarded

    Monitoring and Compliance

    • Monitor Project expenses against the approved budget.
    • Reconcile timesheets with payroll for the project staff under grants. 
    • Ensure donor regulations are adhered to for the assigned projects. 
    • Support and coordinate grants end closure processes

    Financial Reporting:

    • Preparation monthly site financial reports to the grant finance manager for consolidation
    • Prepare management reports for decision making purposes
    • Review receipts, vouchers and journal listings to ensure proper use of the fund
    • Prepare and implement the Agreed Upon Procedure (AUP) in line with the Grant guideline and the donor’s regulations.
    • Ensure monthly accrual of completed activities
    • Support and participate in year- end processes

    Risk Management

    • Identify finance risks facing the grant and share with management
    • Support with implementing mitigation measures for the identified risks.
    • Support with internal and external audits done on the grant
    • Provide relevant information for audit responses
    • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations
    • Provide and maintain grants financial information for safe custody and access


    • Ensure smooth and efficient running of the office facilities
    • Attend program technical meetings and give feedback and updates on financial aspect of the assigned grants. 
    • Ensure good storage of financial reports and records in line with the WVK and donor requirements
    • Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements documents between donors and WVK is available on file


    • Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor


    • Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Accounting or Finance or related field
    • CPA Section 4
    • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
    • Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred
    • Advanced excel and analytical skills
    • Compatibility with WV's Mission, ethos, policies and core values.
    • A team player.

    Method of Application

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