Field Finance Officer
Finance Officer Field Office – Job Summary
To manage all day-to-day financial transactions of the Programmes/projects to ensure effective programme implementation within World Vision International Financial policies and procedures and donor requirements.
The position is based in Krachi, Nkwanta, Ga West, Mpohor Wassa, Ashanti, Kintampo, Sekyere East, Saboba, Gushiegu, Talensi, Bawku and Savelugu.
S/He reports to the Regional Accountant
Key Responsibilitiesbut not limited to the following
Assist Team Leader to ensure project planning and budgeting work is scheduled to meet the requirements/deadlines by relevant stakeholders.
Assist programme/project team to ensure programme/project budgets are clear and aligned with project goals and outcomes, by giving due consideration to World Vision International Finance Policies and donor regulations.
Assist Team Leader for budget-related- communication with relevant stakeholders.
Determine cash requirements of the programme/project and assist Team Leader for funding request to Head Office.
Participate in the financial capacity assessment of potential partners and the partner selection process; assist the partners’ project planning and budgeting; engage in the development of agreements with the partners; and consolidate partners’ budget to WV project budget.
Prepare and process bank deposits/withdrawals and petty cash payments.
Preparevouchersand process invoices for payment.
Post transactions to general ledger/voucher interface.
File accounting related documents for easy retrieval.
Verify the fund transfer to partners and documentation as per agreements.
Produce financial reports in response to FFM, local government and donor regulations.
Assist programme/project team in preparing budget versus actual variance explanations report.
Develop a financial monitoring system, analyzing and share financial reports/ information with the various stakeholders.
Identify key donor requirements and communicate to programme/project team.
Assist to set up proper internal control system in programme/project team.
Financial Partnering –Work with partners to identify the areas for improvements on internal control systems to carry out the activities as per agreements; and support to develop internal control system/manual as required.
Ensure that Partners adhere to financial World Vision and donor policies, procedures requirements
Conduct orientation on finance policies and procedures to newly hired staff.
Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies
Bachelor’s Degree Accounting/Finance preferred / Business Administration -Accounting/Finance or Part 11 of ACCA, CA/CIMA.
Minimum of three years in similar position.
HND Accounting/Finance with 5 years experience
Good working knowledge in accounting software. Advanced knowledge in MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint.
Good analytical skills
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and monthly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required.