Finance and Administration Controller (FAC)

Founded in 1996, the Sudanese Development Initiative (SUDIA) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization working for peace, development and good governance in Sudan.

 Vacancy No: SDI/21/FAC
 Supervisor: Managing Director (MD)
 Duty Station: Khartoum - with occasional regional travel.
 Duration: 1- Year (with 3 month probation)
 Closing Date: 06 May 2021



The purpose of this position is to efficiently manage the financial and administration teams towards the successful

achievement of SUDIA’s objectives. The FAC will work to establish and implement efficiency, practicality, and

compliance enhancements to the organization’s operations on an ongoing basis.

 Duties and responsibilities:


General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Develop, refine, and direct use of accounting and administrative systems and internal control of those systems.

· Follow standard accounting process for financial analysis and reporting activities.

· Review financial records related to general ledger, payroll, budget, expense, etc.

· Ensure timely publishing and dissemination of various monthly financial and administrative reports.

· Assist departments develop budgets, and investigate actual costs incurred compared to the budget.

· Evaluate existing accounting system and recommend ongoing improvements as required.

· Review account reconciliations and generate financial reports.

· Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies and other financial related problems.

· Initiate orientation and training programs for employees.

· Track and monitor resource needs and other material needs for carrying out general operations.

· Monitor and manage expenses within allotted budgets.

· Assist in interview, hire and training of new employees in financial and administration activities.

· Assist in resource identification, work assignment, performance evaluation, and promotion decision activities.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


· Minimum academic qualification: BSc degree in Finance, Management or Economics or related field

· A minimum of 7 years proven work experience in senior Finance, Administrative or Management roles

(preferably within the NGO sector)

· Good knowledge of IT productivity solution, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

· Good understanding of bookkeeping and document control procedures

· Time-management and organization skills

· Confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information and documents

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English\Arabic)

· Excellent time management, organizational and teamwork skills

· High level of personal motivation and initiative; ability to work without/under minimal supervision

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