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Project Accountant, SOS

Closing: Nov 18, 2022

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Published: Nov 8, 2022 (30 days ago)

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Job Purpose

The Accountant supports the Head of Finance to manage daily financial and accounting tasks. The Accountant is part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency of the organisations finances.

The overall goal of the position is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the Finance Department to enable SOS Management to be fully aware of its financial condition to make the decisions to successfully achieve its objectives.

S/he will oversee and control financial matters and assets, analyse and prepare financial statements and document all financial transactions.

The ideal candidate is well versed in accounting principles and should be able to work comfortably with numbers, giving attention to detail.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:-

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance and Accounting.

• Professional qualification of Level II Qualification of ACCA or CPA completed.

• Minimum 5 Years relevant working experience in Grants Management

• Must be familiar working with Navision Accounting Package.

• Experience with accounting Voucher reviews.


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Job Purpose

The Accountant supports the Head of Finance to manage daily financial and accounting tasks. The Accountant is part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency of the organisations finances.

The overall goal of the position is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the Finance Department to enable SOS Management to be fully aware of its financial condition to make the decisions to successfully achieve its objectives.

S/he will oversee and control financial matters and assets, analyse and prepare financial statements and document all financial transactions.

The ideal candidate is well versed in accounting principles and should be able to work comfortably with numbers, giving attention to detail.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:-

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance and Accounting.

• Professional qualification of Level II Qualification of ACCA or CPA completed.

• Minimum 5 Years relevant working experience in Grants Management

• Must be familiar working with Navision Accounting Package.

• Experience with accounting Voucher reviews.


• Management of different grants’ budgets, analyzing actual verses budgeted, review budget revisions and support in monitoring.

• Developing budgets for new proposals.

• Capacity development of Key Implementing Partners in compliance to local and donor requirements and budget management.

• Financial Reporting for all projects – reviewing, preparation of reports and sharing the reports with management and the donors.

• Conducts both project specific and institutional reviews and follow up on audit recommendations to ensure compliance.

• Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements with analysis for the different projects to support timely decision making.

• Supports the balancing and closing of accounts and drafting of annual financial statements.

• Supports auditing of accounts by internal and external auditors.

• The jobholder will also Interpret financial policies, regulations and follow internal controls ensuring that staff are well versed with such policies and guidelines in their day to day work.

• Prepare and submit monthly reports on strategic plan implementation, budget status, facility requirements and other project requirements to initiate timely decision making.


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