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Accountant
DT Global
 Supervisor: Regional Program Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Kadugli (non relocatable)
 Closing Date: 26 Jan 2023

 
 Background:

DT Global (DTG) is an implementing partner for USAID Project – The Sudan Transition Program – South (STP-S) seeks to strengthen conditions that support a peaceful and prosperous Sudan through increasing engagement of civil society actors, improving access to timely, accurate information, and encouraging citizens to model democratic behaviors. STP-S will be headquartered in Khartoum and will further maintain two regional offices in the South Kordofan and Blue Nile States.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

The Accountant will be responsible for the accuracy of the field office bookkeeping and reporting for all locally incurred expenses.

 

•       Maintain all the accounting legers and cashbooks assigned, and conduct reconciliations on a timely basis

•       Contribute to ensuring integrity of financial transactions, budget revisions, availability of funds, reconciliation of accounts, maintenance of accounting ledgers and records, and establishment of internal control mechanisms

•       Supervise the use and reconciliation of petty cash, ensuring all expenses are reasonable and appropriately authorized and recorded to appropriate accounts

•       Ensure all purchases have been made following DT Global purchasing procedures and have all relevant supporting documentation attached to payment request

•       Monitor outstanding local advances and ensuring they are cleared on a regular basis as required by DT Global policies

•       Review and reconcile physical cash to the cash tracking sheet daily, and to the cash book weekly

•       Supervise Quicken data entry for all ledgers and perform regular review prior to supervisor and leadership approval of monthly financial data

•       Ensure that month end file is properly organized and completed with all the required documents

•       Support the preparation of monthly check and bank reconciliations

•       Support the preparation of monthly support schedules and month-end accounts

•       Follow up with program sub-offices to ensure that cash books and supporting documents at month end are submitted to the DT Global office on a timely basis. 

•       Collate monthly funds requests from field sites and sub-offices, and report needs to supervisor and program leadership to ensure sufficient funds are on hand

•       Review and process payroll including reconciling payroll entries

•       Ensure payroll remittances are made each month on a timely basis. Support the Finance team to follow up with the Human Resources Unit to ensure that tax statutory deductions, including applicable taxes for Sudan staff are paid on time

•       Maintain tracker for social insurance contributions and taxation remittances 

•       Conduct finance orientation and induction training to newly hired employees

•       Responsible for preparing and submitting accurate and timely financial reports to management, donors, and implementing partners

•       Assist in facilitating any internal / external audits 

•       Immediately elevate all major finance issues to senior finance and leadership personnel

•       Potentially travel to project’s areas of operations if needed (Blue Nile and South Kordofan)

•       Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or other relevant field
  • At least 4 years of experience in finance and accounting roles, preferably with an international donor-funded organization
  • Prior experience working on USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Proficiency in all standard Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience with accounting software systems, including QuickBooks and Quicken
  • Demonstrated financial management, accounting, planning and communication skills
  • Effective written and oral communication as well as interpersonal skills
  • Experience training and mentoring staff
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills and good judgement
  • Be proactive, have strong prioritization skills, and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to work with tact in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Possess demonstrated leadership skills, humility, and self-awareness
  • Written and Spoken Fluency in English is preferred but not required
  • Position open to Sudan nationals only

 


Applicants are requested to submit their CVs and a covering letter through Sudan Jobs. The cover letter should outline your motivation and why you believe you are qualified for this position.









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