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  • Posted: Jan 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Senior Grants Accountant - PDU & WFP

    The Role:

    The Senior Grant Accountant is the primary point of contact under the line manager supervision when it comes to providing finance technical support throughout the life cycle of a project. The position holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance to donor regulations and relevant policies for both World Vision and the Implementing agencies. S/he will provide support such as budgeting; reporting; internal & external audits; expenditure verification; risk management; capacity assessment & performance tracking of the Implementing partner as well as timely funding of partner requests; posting verified data into SUN System and ensuring balance sheet items are reconciled and up to date. The position holder will be required to have excellent analytical skills; keenness to detail & accuracy; vast experience in managing UN, EU and other multilateral and government funded grants/contracts; grants with multicurrency and dealing with both International and local NGOs.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Financial Reporting and Accountability
    • Budget Management & Control
    • Policy Management & Internal Control
    • Risk Management & Internal Control
    • Record Keeping & Other Finance Duties


    • Holder of a bachelor’s degree in business related field (Accounting, Finance) or another relevant field.
    • Accounting professional qualification- Chartered/Certified Accountant finalist- (CPA, ACCA) or other comparable/equivalent qualification.
    • Over 5 years working experience managing donor funded grant and/or Contracts.
    • Working experience with UNICEF, SHF, EU, WFP, DRA, Irish Aid and other government& multilateral funded grants is   desired.
    • Experience managing contracts will be an added advantage.
    • Experience in working with partner organizations (INGOs and LNGOs) and subgrants management.
    • Experience in proposal development and negotiating the same with partner agencies and donors.
    • Demonstrated success in achieving results under challenging implementation circumstances.
    • Sound knowledge of project management cycle.
    • Well-developed and effective organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and work in a high-pressure    environment.
    • Demonstrated ability in analyzing financial documents, projections, expenditures and accruals.
    • Fragile context experience is an added advantage.
    • Proficiency in Computer applications (Excel, Sun systems, Word etc.)

    Method of Application

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