Senior Accountant NO
Finance and Support Services Manager
Provides supervision to:
National Office Accountants *3
Financial Authority / budget:
(amount controlled/impacted by the position)
Purpose of the position:
To supervise operations of the accounting department through good planning and monitoring of duties of accounting staff. To implement financial policies in the areas of: budgets, cash management and forecasting, funding by donor, recordings and documentation, and financial reporting and ensuring compliance with World Vision policies, local and donor regulations as they relate to financial matters.
Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-10 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)
(Accountabilities and results)
PLANNING AND CONTROL:
STEWARDSHIP, ACCOUNTABILITY AND QUALITY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Financial Systems Management:
Accounts Payable Systems Management:
SA & PA Systems Management:
Cash and Banking:
RECORDING AND REPORTING:
FINANCIAL RISK AND DATA SECURITY MANAGEMENT:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other relevant duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior to experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification Required:
Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance.
Minimum five years accounting experience with a minimum of two years in financial management supervisory role.
MBA, ACCA, CPA related fields.
Working knowledge of sponsorship operations, finance services and practices is an added advantage.
Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software/Vision Excel and Vision Executive.
Grants management certification.
Demonstrated ability in supervision.
Experience in managing donor funds.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public.
Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.
Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with minimal travel to the field.
Travel: 5% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 10%.