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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

Job Title: Junior Accounting Professional
Duty Station: Gedaref
Closing Date: 26 August 2018

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is implementing the project “Food Security for Refugees and Adjacent Communities in Gedaref and Kassala states. The programme is implemented under the host agreement between the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Sudan. The programme has three areas of intervention and aims at improving the livelihoods of the local population, refugees, and migrants:
1. Improving Food Security and thereby increasing agricultural yields;
2. Improving the nutrition security through the production of vegetables;
3. Improving the supply of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.

GIZ Sudan is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position: Junior accounting professional for Gedaref Project Office

A. Responsibilities:
The junior accounting professional provides support in:

  • dealing with all questions arising in this area.
  • timely accounting procedures according to GIZ regulations.
  • identifying relevant problems and issues and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions.
  • further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change.
  • managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information.

The accounting junior professional performs the following tasks:
B. Tasks:
1. Managing the daily cash fund:

The junior accounting professional

  • is responsible for availability of cash based on the vouchers collected daily
  • processes all daily cash payments
  • cheques all invoices and receipts on completion and correctness
  • processes all vouchers in the GIZ WINPACCS system according to deadline
  • reports any surplus or shortfall in cash
  • reports without delay if the cash holding reaches a minimum level.

2. Internal control:
The junior accounting professional

  • is involved in drawing up the annual internal controlling schedule and reports

3. General services:
The junior accounting professional

  • bills/processes overtime applications from office and project/programme staff.
  • processes settlement of travel expenses.
  • draws up and updates the fee schedule for (national) individual appraisers.

4. Other duties/additional tasks:
The junior accounting professional

  • performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
  • follows up on receivables

C. Required qualifications, competences and experience

  • qualification in business administration with a focus on accounting or related area

Professional experience:

  • initial experience (internship or similar) in this area

Other knowledge, additional competences:

  • basic knowledge of accounting software.
  • good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country, ideally a knowledge of German.
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

Please submit the following documents soft copy only, in English:
• CV (max. two pages)
• Motivation letter (one page). This should focus on the following:
   • Why GIZ?
   • How is the applicant personally suited to the role?
   • How does the applicant’s education and work experience make them suited to the role?
   • ICT expertise.
   • Demonstrating good written English.
to GIZ Office Khartoum, Amarat Street 3, House No. 15, Block 9, Amarat Town, Khartoum East
E-mail: giz-recruitment-sudan@giz.de

* The application shall not exceed 1MB. References and degrees will be requested if required and shall not be attached to this application.
* Due to large numbers of applications, GIZ cannot reply to every applicant. If you do not hear from GIZ by 28 September 2018, your application was not progressed.