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World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

World Vision International in Malawi therefore is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the position below that has fallen vacant. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling, we would love to talk to you.

Position: SENIOR GRANT ACCOUNTANT - GLOBAL FUND (Grade 15) – 1 Position- Based at National Office

Purpose of the position

The Senior Grant Accountant shall oversee the general accounting operations for the Global Fund project by controlling and verifying the grant financial transactions. The position is responsible for reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and supporting the month-end close procedures.

Major Responsibilities

Oversee processing of payments

  • Ensure accuracy of accounting records by reviewing and posting accounting entries prepared by FOs for assets and liability accounts.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by reviewing accounting documents before recommending for payment.
  • Maintains accounting controls by enforcing and recommending changes to policies and procedures

Cash Management
  • Prepare GF cash flow forecasts and disbursement requests.
  • Ensure the target low is maintained by reviewing daily cash balances and keeping optimum cash flow for NO priorities for the month.

Ledger Management and control
  • Review all journals prepared by Accounts staff for accuracy and completeness.
  • Track and ensure accurate, complete and timely submission of statutory payments o relevant bodies/institutions monthly.

Risk & Audit Management support
  • Facilitate Audits by developing audit schedules and providing necessary documents and information
  • Maintaining custody and security of all finance documentation according to WVI standards and 
donor policies.


Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Experience managing statutory and donor audits
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the NGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated high proficiency levels of computerized accounting systems preferably SunSystems.
  • Demonstrated skill in financial analysis and problem solving.
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing or verbally, with excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to create and maintain finance systems and filing.
  • Able to prioritize own and others work to meet tight work deadlines.
  • Certified Chartered Accountant : Member of ICAM, ACCA or CPA or CMA
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Experience in using Sun systems accounting package
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience in managing donor relationships/financial reporting
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public


To view the complete Job Description and requirements please visit: 


Send a cover letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees to:


not later than 12th June 2020. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training, interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment. Report any acts of solicitation for payment and/or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following; Tip offs Toll Free Line 847;

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