Accountant / Cashier
BRITISH EMBASSY IN KHARTOUM
VACANCY NOTICE NO – 01/16 KRT
POSITION : ACCOUNTANT/ CASHIER
SECTION : ACCOOUNTS DEPARTMENT
GRADE : A2
POSITION TYPE : 2 YEARS CONTRACT
SALARY : SDG 5,236 PER MONTH
Main purpose of job:
To manage, record and account for all of the Embassy’s payments and receipts. Provide support to the Finance Manager.
Roles and responsibilities: * Payment of bills and recording and accounting for receipts and maintenance of records of all transactions on excel spreadsheets.
Daily reconciliation of cash and receipt boxes and recording this on excel spreadsheet.
Depositing money and cheques in the bank regularly and maintain good relationship with bank staff. Pay and account for claims to staff.
Processing of accounts vouchers on Embassy (Oracle based) software.
Processing payroll, cash advances and staff claims and daily entry of receipts including cash, debit memos, advances and bank transfers.
Daily checks and reconciliation of cash boxes and unbanked receipts and weekly bank reconciliation checks.
Maintenance of the payment sequence and accounts department filing system and file store.
Monitoring and reporting exchange rates.
Key competences required:
Competence 1: Delivering a Quality Service.
Competence 2: Delivering at Pace.
Competence 3: Collaborating and Partnering.
Competence 4: Leading and Communicating.
Language: Good command of English language
Other skills / experience / qualifications:
Essential on arrival:
Qualifications and experience in accounting.
2 years experience in accounts would be desirable.
Fluency in English; both written and spoken. (CV/application must be in English).
Be computer literate with accurate typing skills.
All applicants must be legally able to work in Sudan with the correct visa/status or work permit.
The British Embassy in Khartoum is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Khartoum are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Sudan.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.
Employment will be subject to obtaining an appropriate security clearance.
Please read these notes carefully to ensure that your application is received and processed.
All applicants should submit a short (1 page maximum) covering letter stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position along with a copy of their CV (2 page maximum) in English, by email to:
Internal candidates should also submit the above with a copy of their appraisals covering the past 24 months.
All candidates should use the following subject line for their email: 01/16 KRT, Accountant/ Cashier Please submit only the requested documents. Please also ensure that your email including attachments is no larger than 2 megabytes, otherwise it may be rejected by your email system or the systems through which it will pass en route to us.
Internal candidates and spouses of diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 01/16 KRT, Accountant/ Cashier and also indicate that you are an internal candidate or the spouse of a diplomatic officer.
Applications will only be accepted by email.
The closing date is 29 January 2016 and no further applications will be accepted after this date.
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