Grant Finance Assistant


Grant Finance Assistant (ECHO DRR III Project)

Reports to: ECHO Project Manager

Location: Maseru
Duration: Fixed contract: 1 year, 6 months
Purpose of the Position:

The position is in support of financial management of the grant accounting functions for ECHO funded DRR project ensuring compliance with ECHO requirements and guidelines/general conditions.

Major Responsibilities
• Monitor grant expenditures
• Update financial systems
• Ensure financial compliance
• Financial reporting
• Review and payment of requisitions
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  1. Diploma in Accounting or relevant fields and have knowledge in GAAP and practical knowledge of financial system and internal financial controls and procedures (Bachelor’s Degree will be an added advantage).
  2. 1-year experience
  3. Fluency in English
  4. Proficiency in computer basic skills- MS Office; Internet; Basic data analysis skills
  5. Self- managed, self-driven, results oriented individual with excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills
  6. Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Other Competencies/Attributes:
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Honesty and personal integrity, accountability and quality achiever
• Excellent communication skills
• Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

Working Environment / Conditions:
• Office-based with minimal travel to the field

REMUNERATION: Competitive with market standards

Applications to be done through the following link ONLY: [email protected]

Closing date 13th June 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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