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Finance Officer
SOS Childrens Villages Sudan
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 16 Jan 2020


SOS Children’s Villages Sudan is an international NGO affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, and has been operational in the Sudan since 1978. The programs of SOS CV Sudan are focused on addressing the needs of children, with particular emphasis on orphaned and abandoned children

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the development and submission of the annual budget of the projects in coordination with the projects heads.
  • Assist with or lead bank reconciliations, petty cash management, voucher compilation and upload and cost projections;
  • Assist and/or lead account balance management, and activity budget reviews;
  • Ensure proper documentation reviews of all payment requests and vouchers, proper filing and completeness of field voucher files;
  • Resposnible for tracking assets and procurments.
  • Make recommendations to improve payment request reviews, financial controls and policies, and workflow processes;
  • Assist with audit preparation, auditor reviews and implementation of recommendations as directed;
  • All other duties as assigned

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • University degree in the field of Finance and / or Accounting or Business Administration with specialization in Finance/ Accounting
  • Minimum 2-3 years working experience in the field of Finance
  • Very good command of English, written and spoken
  • Leadership experience such as; setting work objectives for or with the team members, ensuring and monitoring efficient and effective use of resources.
  • Good knowledge of local accounting law and tax regulations
  • Readiness to travel
  • Previous work experience with an international NGO is an asset


Competencies – knowledge, skills, abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment
  • Ability to develop concepts and capability of presenting information in clear and logical manner
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, in particular MS Excel
  • Positive working attitude and ability to work under high pressure
  • Pro-active and self-motivated to learn and acquire additional competences needed for the job
  • Contribute to maintaining a good working environment.


Preferred additional criteria

  • Knowledge or experience in using Accounting Systems (Microsoft Dynamic NAV knowledge is an asset)
  • Engaged, determined, innovative, “can do” and solution-oriented mentality
  • Experience in project management; or leading projects




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