Project Accountant job at World Vision
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Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

World Vision

Deadline of this Job:
20 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Kigoma , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:
Major Responsibilities:
Budget Management and Monitoring.

• Monthly analysis and Monitoring of projects budgets to ensure proper charging of projects expenses and spending as per approved Project budget.
• Provide lead in budgetary control to ensure that activities are implemented within the approved budget and approved locations
• Lead in the preparation and revision of budgets and implement budgetary management strategies.
• Perform Monthly financial analysis and share with project management for decision-making.
• Provide guidance to the AP on the allocation of the costs and recognition in the SunSystem both for the project funding and matching funds.
End Results
• All project expenses are allowable, reasonable, and allocable
• No disallowed costs
• No overspending or underspending
• Budget revisions is done timely
• Accurate capturing of costs
• Timely and accurate decision-making by project management based on the financial report
Partner Management
• Conduct periodic project/partner visit for financial review and capacity building in finance management.
• Reviewing partners’ reports and posting them into the system on time.
• Build Partner's Capacity in Financial and fixed asset Management to ensure Grants Compliance.
End Results
• The capacity of the partners is built and they implement and comply with the grants compliance which leads to a consistent, effective, and efficient financial management system.
Financial Management:
• Examine financial data for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures and ensure financial integrity and build financial and resource management capacity.
• Provision of technical assistance and awareness to project staff on all financial related issues.
• Maintain the project assets and have an updated asset register as per the donor and WV regulations.
End Results
• Compliance with Donor and WV Guidelines
Establish internal controls using policy and guidelines and generally accepted accounting standards for the prevention of waste and fraud
End Results
• Zero tolerance to fraud is adhered to
Ensure that project procurements are done on timely basis and as per WV policies
End Results
• Procurement done on timely manner as per the procurement plan
Ensure that all project staff submit timesheets and Labour distribution reports as per the donor and WV guidelines.
End Results
• Salary Reconciliations done on monthly basis
Provide timely responses on project financial related matters
End Results
• Financial Issues are resolved on time
Facilitate annual project audits & monitor implementation of audit recommendations
End Results
• Successful audits and no disallowed costs
Provide supervision to the driver
End Results
• Logistics are well managed with the project

Knowledge/Qualifications for the Role
Required Professional Experience

• Minimum of three years in progressive working experience in donor funded environment with adequate exposure to project accounting, financial management including budgeting, grants, contracts and partner management.
• Minimum one year of experience from an international NGO experience is preferred.
• Demonstrated experience and skills with budget preparation and analysis, financial, reporting preparation and presentation and the proven ability to translate technical, financial data into informative reports
• Reporting preparation and presentation and the proven ability to translate technical
• Financial data into informative reports.
• Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
• Prior staff supervisory experience and strong organizational skills are desired
• Excellent oral and written English skills.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Finance/Equivalent
• Professional qualification in accounting such as CPA or ACCA is an added advantage.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications
• Experience in Managing Donor Funds
• Working knowledge of grants operations, finance services and practices
• Experience in managing partners
• Good planning, Analysing, coordinating and organizational skills
• Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public
• Experience working with an international organization will be an added advantage
• Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems accounting software

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to work in Kasulu, Kigoma

Language Requirements
• Fluent in both Swahili and English languages.

Key Working Relationships
KITIKI Project Manager

• Direct reporting.

Project team
• Financial technical support

Grants Finance Manager SO
• For technical support on grants compliance and donor regulations

Cluster Senior Finance Administration Officer
• This is a co-worker at the cluster level making it possible to coordinate the payment and financial issues

Decision Making
• All decisions will be endorsed by the KITIKI Project Manager

Core Competencies
• Be Safe and Resilient
• Deliver Results
• Build Relationships
• Be Accountable
• Learn and Develop
• Improve and Innovate
• Partner and Collaborate
• Embrace Change
• Model Self-Management
• Engage, Influence, Lead, and Grow Others
• Run an Effective and Agile Organisation
• Develop the Organisation for the Future

Applicant Types Accepted:
• Local Applicants Only

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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20 March 2023
Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 March 2023
Duty Station: Kibondo
Posted: 28-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-02-2077
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