Thursday, March 3, 2016


Application Deadline: Date 18-Mar-16
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
International Role: No – Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration: 2+
To provide leadership to the Finance function of WV Ltd ministry so as to yield positive contributions towards the attainment of the organization’s vision and Child Well-being Outcomes. This will be done through managing WVZ Ltd’s finance function to achieve financial objectives by supporting the field operations and effectiveness strategy.
Provide leadership in Strategic Financial Planning and management (Budgeting and MyPBAS)
  • Coordinate the National Office Budget planning, resource allocation and alignment of Partnership Budgets between National Office, projects, grants and Support office, taking into account RWG recommendations and RVP approvals.
  • Approve Settlement Advices (SAs) to different WV Support Offices and Field Offices worldwide. Ensure that SAs are timely, complete and accurate before signing. Ensure prompt resolution of all reconciling items on the funding reconciliation account (account 300).
  • Reconcile Budget commitments with World Vision Global Centre and Support Offices figures. Ensure that confirmed funding is followed up to agree with the current approved budget figures.
  • Provide the National Office with variance analysis of budgets and actual so that management can control and monitor budget spending.
Promote stewardship, accountability and reporting (Financial Close)
  • Recommend and implement processes, models, systems and procedures that will enhance corporate wide stewardship, accountability, asset security/preservation and reporting.
  • Ensure the timely submission and input in FFR Database, of accurate, complete and relevant financial reports for different stakeholders in and outside WV ministry.
  • Ensure compliance with WVI Finance Manual and other policies, WVI’s yearend procedures, Carry forward processes and protocols.
  • Review the monthly financial report package for approval by World Vision Zambia management team.
  • Approve disbursements and adjusting journal entries including confidential payroll journals.
  • Review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. Ensure receivables are promptly recovered and payables cleared in a timely manner.
  • Review all National Office bank reconciliation for accuracy and completeness. Ensure that all reconciling and outstanding items are resolved and addressed in a timely manner.
Treasury Management.
  • Forecast cash flow needs and prepare monthly cash request for submission to the Area Office in South Africa. Ensure that WV Zambia cash flow sufficiently meets the requirements of current operations and at the same time within the target low balance.
  • Managing WVI Zambia’s cash flow planning, treasury arrangements and models and funding/provision of financial services to all projects.
  • Ensure that World Vision Zambia meets the target low standard through properly utilization of cash
  • Develop value networks and relationships with Key stakeholders such as banks to ensure that World Vision Zambia will benefit from such networks relationships.
  • Promote shared resource networks within the Sub-region, Africa, SOs and partnership.
  • Attend and actively participate in strategic meetings with various stakeholders.
Management & Supervision of the Finance function include Regional and Program
  • Provide strategic support in the development and coordination of the implementation of a finance business processes.
  • Ensure appropriate Systems and controls are in place and adhered to.
  • Supervise the work on regional controllers.
Leadership Development & Capacity Building
  • Support the Implementation of a Capacity Building (CB) and Talent Management Strategy for the Finance and Risk Team to ensure that the team retains the required technical skills.
  • Participate in relevant National, Regional, Africa and partnership Capacity Building Initiatives.
  • Support the development and roll-out of a Community Capacity Building Initiative in defined areas within the Finance, Risk and Infrastructure Division.
  • The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • Qualification required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance, ACCA,CIMA or ZICA.
  • Experience: 5-7 yrs/4 yrs in senior level accounting experience.
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Grants and Sun Systems Certification.
Working Environment / Conditions:
  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
  • Travel: 25% Domestic.
  • 25 % international travel is required.
  • In office : 50%
Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.


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