Finance and Administration Officer, Somalia
- Job category: Accountant/Finance/Budget Affairs
- Post date:10 Nov 2020
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Job Vacancy: Finance and Administration Officer, Somalia
The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) has a vacancy in Mogadishu for the position of Finance and Administration Officer, Somalia. EISA offers a competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience. EISA is a continental not for profit organisation located in Johannesburg, South Africa with field offices in Kenya, Mali ,Mozambique, Madagascar, Somalia and Zimbabwe and has continental and sub-regional programmes. EISA strives for excellence in the promotion of credible elections, citizen participation and the strengthening of political institutions for sustainable democracy in Africa.
Answerable to the Country Director, Finance and Administration Officer will be required to:
Key tasks and responsibilities
Efficient and effective management and reporting of donor funds
Monitor and ensure proper accounting for all income and expenditure
Process creditors, staff salaries and statutory payments monthly
Ensure all assets are well maintained and insured
Maintain staff records in accordance with EISA’s HR policies and procedures manual
Adherence to organisational policies and procedures
Adherence to rules and regulations governing NGO companies in Somalia,
Provide financial accountability in accordance with budgets, donors and audit requirements
Coordinate external and internal audits
Monitor capital needs including acquisitions and installations
Draft financial policies in line with Somalia specific legislation and EISA Finance, Human Resources and Administration Policy Framework.
Oversee and supervise supporting staff
Timeously prepare donor and other financial reports according to donor and EISA head office specifications.
Provide regular reports to the Country Director and to the Donor.
Setting up appropriate control mechanisms within the Finance and Administration Department
Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis and submit to EISA HO Finance Director.
Ensure that debtors are followed up on a regular basis
Ensure proper financial controls systems and reporting procedures are in place and upheld.
Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings, organisational reviews and planning, meetings with donors as well as other meetings that relate to the work of EISA
Any other tasks as required by the Country Director or his/her representative
Preferably a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or First Degree in Finance
Experience in donor contracting and donor compliance issues
At least 3 years’ experience working in an NGO sector
Knowledge of modern accounting software and management Education
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to multi-task
Writing and analytical skills
Administration and budgeting skills
Availability to travel in the country
Good time management and workflow organisation
Management and supervisory skills
Good team management skills
Fluency in English
Level-headed and well organised
Adaptable – able to work with people from different cultural backgrounds and education levels
Willingness to work beyond official working times
Self-motivated and able to work under pressures
Able to work in a team
Organised and accurate
Integrity, honesty and respect for confidentiality
Please send an application letter and CV by email with a subject title “Finance and Administration Officer” to firstname.lastname@example.org. by the 24th Nov 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Position open to Somalis and women are encouraged to apply. EISA reserves the right not to employ.
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