Job Title: Accountant
Section/Unit: Finance Section
Supervisor: Finance Officer
No. of Post: 1
Duty Station: Khartoum –FMOH – PMU.
Duration: 3 Years
Closing Date: 26 Oct 2018

  Background:

Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan (FMOH) is a key partner to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). FMoH assumed the role of the Principal recipient of GFATM grants in Sudan, namely Health System strengthening grant since 2015. This role was further extended to include both Malaria and Health Systems Strengthening grants for the period 2018-2020. In its role as the principal recipient, FMoH ensures quality financial management, timely procurement of supplies and services delivery as well as efficient monitoring and evaluation of grant implementation activities. A dedicated Project Management Unit (GF-PMU) is currently managing the ongoing grants (2018-2020) from the GFATM with an approved budget of over 100 Million US$. The Unit provides quality assurance and oversight, guidance to routine management of (GF-PMU) Program funded by the Global Fund .The overall goal of the projects is to prevent deaths caused by diseases, reduce the burden of HIV and Tuberculosis, interrupt transmission of HIV/Aids, reduce morbidity, and to contain and prevent Malaria, as well as to strengthen the Health System



  Duties and responsibilities:

Reviews financial transactions, identify appropriate accounting treatment, prepares cheques and bank reconciliations and liquidation of advances made to IU,s and effect the purchase and contractors payments and contributes to the preparation of final accounts  and documents archiving . 

  1. Ensures implementation of FMOH and GF operational strategies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Full compliance with GF PMU Operation manual, rules and regulations of financial processes, financial records, GF reports and audit follow up;
  • Implementation of the effective Internal Control Framework.
  • PMU Finance business processes mapping and elaboration of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Finance in consultation with the GF Finance Unit.

 

  1.  Ensures administration of budgets and functioning of the optimal cost-recovery system focusing on achievement of the following results:

 

  • Assist in the preparation and modifications of budgets for projects, follow-up with CO on guidelines and procedures.
  • Presentation of researched information for planning and status of financial resources of the GFATM Programmes.
  • Timely preparation and implementation of the income tracking system and follow up on cost recovery.

 

  1. Provides accounting and administrative support to the GF Unit and performs staff payroll functions focusing on achievement of the following results:

 

  • Proper control of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports for GFATM PMU;
  • Preparation of all types of payment requests, disbursement sheets for FMOH PMU and implementing unit along with supporting documents;
  • Reviews the accounting transactions to ensure accuracy and appropriate accounting treatment and ensures the data is entered into the system.
  • Prepares the cheques and get them approved from the concerned authority and hands on the approved cheques to the project beneficiaries.
  • Prepare and maintain weekly, monthly quarterly advances and financial reports and keep a track of all funds released by the PMU to various implementing units.
  • Prepare necessary documentation for quarterly advances and their liquidation and settlement in line with the PMU standard financial procedures.
  • Maintain an accessible filing system in the project relating to finance.
  • Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that payment requests processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Tally system; travel claims and other entitlements are duly processed.
  • Participates in the supervisory visits to implementing units at federal and states to ensure smooth and timely implementation of project activities as per financial regulations.

 

 

  1. Ensures proper cash management functioning focusing on achievement of the following results:

 

  • Timely review of cash position for project accounts to ensure sufficient funds on hand for disbursements.
  • Timely identification and recording of receipts for income application.
  • Timely preparation of monthly cash flow forecast to obtain estimate of requirement for use by project staff.
  • Management of cash receipts.
  • Performs bank reconciliations.
  • Follow up and maintenance of the Accounts Receivables for GF projects and follow-up with partners on contributions, deposits Tally and their application to AR pending items.

 

  1. Contributes to capacity building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:

 

  • Supports the organization of trainings for the implementing unit staff on Finance rules and regulations.
  • Supports the synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in Finance.
  • Provides sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Undertakes any other finance related tasks as assigned by the Finance Officers.
 
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Qualification

Secondary Education with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business,  Public Administration, Computer Science or other relevant field would be desirable.

Experience

  • 3 years of progressively responsible finance experience is required.
  • Experience working with projects finance management , banking institutions is desirable.
  • Experience in working in high-pressure environments. 
  • Strong IT skills, especially with respect to excel, access, and ERP (people soft) highly desirable.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems

Internal  Job Relations :

 

  1. Monitoring & Evaluation Section.
  2. Malaria Section.
  3. RSSH Section
  4. Procurement Section.
  5. Finance Section
  6. Administration Section
  7. Supply Chain Section.

External  Job Relations :

 

Grant Sub-Recipients and or Implementing Units.

2- FMOH relevant directorates and departments.

3- Internal and External Audit

4- Other relevant partners government and non-governmental.

5- Relevant government Agencies and authorities

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