Senior Project Accountant

27 Sep 2016 | 07:05 | 30 Sep 2016 Closed

Ministry of finance and economic planning- South Sudan

  • Africa , South Sudan
  • Accounting/Finance

Job Description

We are looking for Senior Project Accountant



• CPA or ACCA Qualification is highly required, a Bachelor's Degree in Finance; Accounting; Business Administration or Commerce is highly desirable. • Master's degree such as MBA or Accounting and Finance may be an added advantage. • Minimum of five Years of relevant professional experience in financial management, accounting; preferably for any international NGO supported through donor funding or any governmental institution. • Knowledge of donor funded project management and implementation is required • High level of attention to details in all aspects of work responsibilities. • Strong written and verbal communications skills combined with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse group. • Good communication skills, working experience on computer software(especially MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint) and good command in written and spoken English • Ability to analyse and interpret governmental and organizational rules and regulations; • Capacity to identify essential elements of complex accounting issues; • Capacity to work both independently as well as a member of a team. • Willingness and enthusiasm for working in team.

• Assist to ensure timely recording and reconcil iation of all financial transactions ensuring a high degree of accuracy, completeness and sufficiency of documentation for all transactions at all times. • Take charge of all accounting and budgeting and prepare regular reports to Donors and the GoSS including the preparation of project financial reports (fnterim Un-audited Financial Reports; Annual Consolidated Financial Statements) for all projects; • Design and provide the National Project Coordinator with monthly analytical reports of the financial performance of the Projects; • Manage the flow of funds within the Projects, ensuring timely replenishments of the special accounts and preparation of Disbursement Requests for Direct Payments; • Manage the Projects' relationships with the banking institutions; • Liaise with Auditor General's Office and /or recruited External Audit Firm and coordinate annual audits including taking responsibility for the timely submission of audited financial systems; • Ensure proper control over all Project assets at the respective bureaus and for the maintenance of proper systems and procedures • Ensure that Transparency, Accountability and Value for Money principles are adhered to the Projects; • Provide coaching and training for all accounting staff who are associated with Projects at all levels including at States levels where appropriate. • Assist in preparation of the annual budgets for all the projects under PF AID Project, monitor budget control a1'1d report variances between budget and actual expenses. • Check payroll versus budgets and ensure that salaries are correctly allocated to projects consistent with standard operating procedures. • Oversee the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations for all project accounts. • Prepare and process payments, ensuring sufficient supporting documentation and reasonableness of such payments at all times. • Assist to respond to general accounting questions and issues that arise from time to time, including during field Missions visits by African Development Bank. • Ensure safe custody of all PF AID Project Accounting documentations i.e. payment invoices; and receipts, contracts, payment vouchers and PF AID Project payment support documentations. • Perform any other tasks assigned by the National Project Coordinator

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Ministry of finance and economic planning- South Sudan

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning is a ministry of the Government of South Sudan. The incumbent minister is Aggrey Tisa Sabuni.


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