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Senior Accountant – South Sudan

Job Purpose

Within the mission vision and values of our clients company , provide a comprehensive range of financial, Tax and administrative support, ensuring that the Company’s financial and administrative policies are implemented, and activities controlled with appropriate and adequate governance measures in place with the aim of enhancing performance.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Follow all applicable policies and procedures required for the   successful execution of the job.
  2. Follow the IMS Policy and meet the requirements of the organization’s Integrated Management System which is compliant to international standards for Quality (ISO 9001), Food Safety (ISO 22000), Occupational Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001), and Environmental Management System (ISO 14001).
  3. Cooperate with internal and external auditors
  4. Make recommendations for continual improvement and support improvement initiatives the company undertakes       
  5. Daily /weekly / Monthly revenue & cost control monitoring
  6. Effective and controlled Cash handling and banking
  7. Processing of suppliers payments and maintain records in System
  8. Maintain the cash book and Bank Reconciliation
  9. Updates the Accounts receivables records
  10. Posting of Journals in System
  11. Preparation and submission of monthly/ periodic Financial Reports within agreed/ stipulated timelines
  12. Variance Analysis of performance against budget, and formulation of action plan with the Country Manager
  13. Work with Country Manager and liaise with the Area Finance Manager – EA in the process of Budgeting and forecasting
  14. Prepare statutory returns
  15. Ensure internal control procedures in place are practiced
  16. Ensure that  External Audit are completed within time
  17. Maintain administrative part of HR section
  18. Preparation of salary and disbursements
  19. Assist the AFM in implementation of new management strategy and system
Qualifications,Experience And Skills
  • Highly numerate & methodical, with good attention to detail
  • Analytical & able to conduct thorough investigations
  • Appropriate & accurate handling of financial information
  • Preparation of meaningful and accurate reports
  • PC proficient in Ms Office and related internal systems
  • Written and spoken skills in English
  • Company and Finance Divisional Policies, Procedures & Objectives
  • Familiar with Statutory returns - Direct and indirect taxes
  • Knowledge of IFRS financial reporting guidelines
Education / Qualifications & Experience
  • Possessing a Bachelors Degree in Commerce & or Accounting
  • Good working knowledge in Accounting and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Exposure to Income Taxes and Customs Duty
  • Having Good communication, oral & written in English.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in supervising an accounting/finance function of small/medium sized service organization
This position is based in South Sudan and candidates applying for the same must be ready to relocate. 

Accommodation and transport will be offered . Salary package of USD.1000 per month.

Interested candidates should send their Applications and CV’s Only to not later than Tuesday the 11th of September 2012. 

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