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Accounts Assistant - iLIVE ANCP (North or East)

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for qualified and experienced project staff for a Gender & Disability inclusive Economic Development Grant funded iLIVE Project which aims to promote economic empowerment and social change by helping Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and vulnerable women in achieving sustainable livelihood & income generation opportunities. The project will work closely with all implementing partners, National & Provincial Government authorities, Disabled People's Organizations (DPO), Producer groups and savings clubs. Funded by the Australian NGO Corporation Programme (ANCP) working in collaboration with World Vision Australia, World Vision Lanka, CBM Australia and Promundo the project will cover Northern & Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka.

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT ANCP iLIVE

Locations: To be based in North OR East with travel

Job Profile

Working under the direct supervision of the Project Accountant ANCP-iLIVE, the Accounts Assistant will perform a variety of regular and recurring accounting functions, including establishing accounting records and maintaining the general books of accounts, in line with the grant guidelines and World Vision policies and government regulations.

Requirements

  • Part qualification in a Professional Accounting Body or similar qualification with at least one of experience in a similar capacity OR

  • Minimum GCE Advance Level qualifications in the Commerce stream with 02 years relevant experience

  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel and experience in data analysis & interpretation

  • Good communication skill in English(oral & written) with ability to communicate in Tamil and/or Sinhala

  • Ability to travel within project areas of operation

  • A team player with good interpersonal skills with cross-cultural sensitivity, & commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 14th October, 2016

Female candidates & persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children