World Vision

World Vision, a leading international Christian humanitarian organization with over 70 years of experience, is seeking a dedicated Cluster Accountant to join their team in Bamba, Kenya. This role offers an opportunity to contribute to World Vision’s mission of transforming vulnerable children’s lives across nearly 100 countries.

About World Vision:

World Vision focuses on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. Inspired by their Christian faith, they serve children of all backgrounds, even in the most challenging environments. Join their team of 34,000+ staff working worldwide and share in the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • – Manage financial data transactions and project funding requests for World Vision programs
  • – Prepare bank reconciliations and financial analyses for management decision-making
  • – Ensure timely recording of expenses and balance sheet reconciliations
  • – Consolidate compliance reports and maintain accurate financial records in World Vision’s systems

2. Budgeting and Planning

  • – Develop accurate program budgets and cash flow forecasts for World Vision projects
  • – Ensure compliance with World Vision International (WVI) and donor guidelines and standards
  • – Participate in proposal writing and budget development for new initiatives
  • – Monitor and communicate changes in Project Budget and Actuals System (PBAS)

3. Risk Management

  • – Identify and mitigate finance and administration risks for World Vision’s cluster operations
  • – Coordinate internal and external audits of World Vision’s financial processes
  • – Implement audit recommendations and ensure adherence to World Vision Kenya’s internal controls
  • – Produce and review monthly reports to address variances in program spending

4. Cash and Asset Management

  • – Maintain up-to-date cash disbursement records for World Vision projects
  • – Manage cash flow and ensure timely payments to suppliers and staff
  • – Oversee asset tagging, recording, and management in accordance with World Vision policies
  • – Monitor vehicle usage and efficiency within the cluster

5. Office Administration

  • – Ensure World Vision’s cluster office safety and OSHA compliance
  • – Coordinate facilities management and supervise outsourced services for World Vision premises
  • – Maintain and manage World Vision office equipment

6. Local Partner Capacity Building

  • – Assess potential local partners’ financial capabilities to collaborate with World Vision
  • – Build financial management capacity of partners to align with World Vision’s standards
  • – Review and ensure compliance with MOUs and funding agreements between World Vision and local partners

Requirements:

  • – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (advanced degree preferred)
  • – Professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA, or equivalent)
  • – Minimum 5 years of experience in financial management and reporting, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • – Strong knowledge of accounting principles, grant management, and international development finance
  • – Proficiency in financial management software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • – Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • – Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multicultural environment
  • – Commitment to World Vision’s Christian faith-inspired mission and values

The ideal candidate will possess strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. They should be passionate about contributing to World Vision’s impactful community development projects through financial excellence.

Join World Vision’s team and help vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. Apply now to make a lasting difference!

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