Grants Financial Analyst at World Vision International Rwanda

1 Grants Financial Analyst at World Vision International Rwanda
Grants Financial Analyst

World Vision International Rwanda | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-24 | Deadline: 2024-06-02


Grants Financial Analyst

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced Rwandan national for the role of Grants Financial Analyst, joining an established and experienced team. This position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda and reports to the Grants Finance Manager  

Purpose of the position:

To provide support in all aspects of grants financial analysis and management in the National Office. This position is responsible for coordinating planning and budgeting, donor financial reporting, compliance in line with WVR policies and procedures, providing accurate grants financial analysis and advice in relation to all grants. S/he will support budget holders in understanding and interpreting the budget and monitoring grants spending. S/he will be responsible for supporting in developing grant proposals and budgets to ensure that they are in line with donor requirements and World Vision standards.

The major responsibilities include: 

Financial planning, Budgeting and proposal development support.

  1. Coordinate the grants planning and budgeting process and provide support and advise to ensure WVI and donor guidelines are met.
  2. Support in the management of National Office grants budgets, cash flow and projects funding, and ensure that program/project spending is in line with approved budgets and timelines.
  3. Provide support to grants proposal development, budgeting and review processes, ensuring all staff inputs happen in timely and effective manner and are in line with donor requirements and World Vision financial standards
  4. Analysis of grant projects and support in the process of grants closures to ensure financial risks are mitigated. Support in the preparation for internal, GC, and external audits for the grants/projects running at the National Office and ensure that all recommendations are implemented

Financial analysis, reporting, and Compliance,

  1. Review grants monthly expenditures and ensure that transactions are coded correctly in accordance to the WVR coding structure.
  2.  Identify the grant transactions requiring reclassifications and ensure that they are processed in the accounting system.
  3.  Regularly review expenses allocated to grants to confirm that they are all allowable expenses based on the approved grant budget and agreement.
  4. Support in managing grants-related risks by ensuring compliance with Labor Distribution Reports (LDR) requirements, screening of suppliers/service providers and timely reimbursement from donors
  5. Review the reconciliation of MyPBAS (Programme & Budget Accounting System) and SUN budgets to ensure that they are always reconciled.
  6. Ensure accurate and timely submission of financial reports to donors and government regulatory agencies
  7. Provide value-added ad hoc financial analysis to budget holders/ project managers/coordinators to inform decision-making

Office and Partner Support Function:

  1. Provide support in the pre-assessment and due diligence checks and performance evaluation for new sub-grantees.
  2. Capacity Building of partners in understanding WVI finance and grants management processes and procedures.
  3. Capacity Building of Budget Holders & field staff in Awards Management
  4. Coordinate and support the audit of Implementing Partners
  5. Follow up with the partner and ensure partner financial reports are submitted and validated for timely reporting


Required Professional Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial accounting, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Strong background in finance
  • Experience in networking with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Must have at least a university degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Must have experience in International NGO.
  • Professional qualifications like ACCA, and CPA will be an added advantage.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Must have a proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.
  • Must have proven knowledge and experience in accounting packages and an understanding of data processing concepts and systems.
  • Knowledge of Sunsystems and Vision executives will be an added advantage.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have proven analytical skills with an eye for detail.


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

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The closing date for submission of applications is 2nd June 2024; no late applications will be accepted.

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 working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.