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25 Nov 2018


Job Description

Promising Career Opportunity


Pact Inc. and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), in partnership with local legal aid organizations (LAOs), are implementing a five-year Expanding Access to Justice (EAJ) project in Somalia with USAID.

Job Purpose

Pact Inc. Somaliland office seeksto hireaFinanceOfficerto bebasedinthe Hargeisa Officeto provide anopportunitytoputintopracticetheknowledgeandexperience theyhaveacquired. Thispositionreportsto theProgram Director basedinHargeisa.

Roles andResponsibilities:


  • Receive and process all cash advances on time and arrange for bank runs to ensure cash is availed to staff and sub recipients on a timely basis.
  • Receive and examine payment request supporting documents.
  • Follow up on positing of captured invoices for timely payment processing.
  • Processing all payment requests submitted from suppliers and staff.
  • Ensure that all recurrent invoices and utility bills are paid on time.
  • Recording and updating financial books of accounts with payments.
  • Preparation of journals. Processing staff and partners liquidations.
  • Reviewing of supplier reconciliation/accounts payable and ensure accounts payable are up to date.
  • Identify grantee financial training needs and provide technical assistance where required.
  • Provide any other financial information, as requested, and respond to any other financial queries
  • Preparing monthlybank reconciliation reports for Somalia bank accounts and following up with vendors on uncollected and unpresented cheques
  • Preparing Statutory payments and ensuring that such payment is made on time without attracting penalties
  • Monitoring cash flowand ensuring that sufficient funds are always available in the bank
  • Preparing and passing journal entries on need basis
  • Assist in organization Audits
  • Maintain a list of all assets within Somaliland Pact offices



  • A Bachelor’s degree inbusiness administration, commerce, accounting, human resources or a related field.
  • 5 years’ experience in accounting and administration.


  • Integrity, commitment to learning and reliable
  • Team player
  • Respect for people of all cultures
  • Good command in English both written and verbal
  • Computer literate

How to apply:

Interested applicants fulfilling the requirements are invited to send their application letter and CV to indicating “Finance Officer – Hargeisa” on the subject line.  Interviews will be held as applications are received. The Official deadline for all applications is 9th December 2018.


Pact is an equal opportunities employer.

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