25 Nov 2018

FINANCE OFFICER

Job Description

Promising Career Opportunity

FINANCOFFICER– HARGEISA

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:

Finance:

  • 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

III.PersonSpecification

EDUCATION

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

COMPETENCIES

  • 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 kenyahr@pactworld.org 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.

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Pact is an equal opportunities employer.


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