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Finance Officer
Chemonics International

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm, based in Washington, D.C. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

 

 

 

Chemonics International is hiring for a new USAID program that aims to support the new government, civil society organizations and independent media to advance key transition priorities. The implementation of this program requires a highly integrated and dynamic team approach to creative, coordinated, and effective program implementation in order to meet the program’s objectives.


 Duty Station: Port Sudan
 Closing Date: 31 Oct 2021

 
 Background:

The USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Transition to New Sudan (TNS) program aims to support the consolidation of Sudan’s democratic transformation through activities that 1. enable the civilian-led government to demonstrate progress on key transition processes; 2. strengthen civic engagement; and 3. expand independent media. The Finanace Officer will report directly to the Field Program Director or their designee to achieve TNS objectives.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Enters and reviews transitions in the internal accounting system, ABACUS, on a daily basis
Prepares the asset reconciliation at the end of each month to close the month’s books
Prepares monthly budget projections and wire requests for submission to the home office
Tracks and monitors the number of grants cleared, disbursed, and closed on a monthly basis
Prepares weekly grants disbursements sheet for updating the activities database
Reviews payment packages submitted by TNS project staff and provides feedback to staff as needed to maintain Chemonics financial compliance procedures
Coordinates with the project bank account to issue SDG and USD check and wire payments, and supports TNS to remain in compliance with the Central Bank of Sudan’s regulations
Assists the finance manager to process payroll, social/health insurance, and tax payments on a monthly basis
Assists with the preparation of monthly budget projections and wire requests for submission to the home office
Contributes to the maintenance of TNS’ electronic and hard copy financial filing system
Other duties as assigned
 

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree required in business management, accounting, or a related field
At least three years of relevant bookkeeping, financial management and/or accounting experience is required
Knowledge of basic accounting and accounting practices is required, as well as general accounting best practices in Sudan
Fluency in written and oral Arabic required. Strong English-language abilities required
 

  • Please submit your CV and cover letter through Sudanjob.net by October 31, 2021 for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Only final candidates will be contacted for interviews








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