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9 Jun 2019


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Accountant/Finance (1 Position)

Position Title: Accountant/Finance
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Hargeisa
Position Status: Open to Somalilander Only
Area of Operation: Somaliland
Employment period One year

Primary purpose of the position:

To carry out day-to-day finances and their records, liaise with the partner and the other ARC office finances based on below noted main tasks..

Main tasks:

  • Ensure ARC financial policies, systems and guidelines are implemented in the field office.
  • Manage advances, ensuring timely settlement and that proper documentation is provided.
  • Ensure all payments are processed on time.
  • Maintenance of a proper filling system of all documents related to finance.
  • Assist and provide information in the preparation of new budgets.
  • Check and verify the documents submitted for payment if approved by line manager and related staff before preparation of payment documents
  • Record accounting transactions, including coding of payment vouchers.
  • Entering processing of the data for Hargeisa and from the field offices to Quick Books
  • Work in close relationship with the field office and partners finance staff
  • Check the financial reports from Partners
  • Process and make payments via bank or cash when necessary as per approved budget and ensure the proper authorization is obtained for all disbursements and proper financial documents are used
  • In cooperation with relevant program or support staff, ensure proper accurate documentation for monthly payment of bills for service, employment, lease contracts all offices
  • Maintain the transparent, accurate, user friendly financial filling system of all financial documents
  • Prepare the monthly payroll and undertake monthly closing procedures including reconciliation of bank, petty cash and advances
  • Assist Finance manager in facilitation of internal and external audit procedures as required
  • Review and compute travel claims, impress accounts and verify authenticity of the support documents provided
  • Manage and replenish Petty cash, according to the procedures
  • Coordinate with relevant staff on unclear support documents provided for payment before processing
  • Perform any other duties given by line manager when needed

Competence, experience, skills, knowledge needed

  • University Bachelor degree in accounting, Bank and finance in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in accounting and finance.
  • Knowledge and experience of working on accounting software Quick Books
  • Previous experience working in INGOs
  • Detail oriented, accountability, task prioritizing skills
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills
  • Ability to establish relationships with other relevant stakeholders instantly and easily
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellence in Arabic Language
  • Flexibility for travelling when needed
  • Confident in security and safety management
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful environment
  • Cultural sensitivity and inter-cultural communication skills
  • Male candidates are highly motivated

Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing time is 23:59 pm local time.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application process:

If you are interested and think that your profile match with the requirements , you can apply sending your cv before 08 july we will contact only short list candidates .

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