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Accounts Assistant- Lunugala

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 world’s 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 six years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.

VACANCY - ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Location – Lunugala (Badulla District)

Job Profile

Perform a variety of regular and recurring accounting functions, including establishing accounting records and maintaining the general books of accounts, ensuring that world vision policies and government regulations are adhered to. Also

  • Assist the Accountant to carryout day to day finance activities to ensure the smooth functioning of the Area Development Programme (ADP) operations

  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of vouchers

  • Assist the ADP Accountant to prepare the financial reports, cover memo, advances & payable aging analysis, update the asset register, perform the bank reconciliation etc.,

  • Ensure fundamental finance policies and procedures are in place as per the instructions given by the Accountant.

    Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Degree in Finance or related discipline and/or part qualification of AAT or equivalent

  • At least one year of financial experience in a similar capacity is preferred

  • Experience in using Microsoft office, with good knowledge of MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

  • Good oral and written communication skills in English & Sinhala/Tamil

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.

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Closing Date: 15th August, 2017

Female candidates 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