COSV Accountant Job in Juba South Sudan

Position: Accountant                                      Duty Station:  COSV JUBA
Closing Date: 1st of July 2012
Starting Date: immediate
COSV Organizational Background
COSV is a voluntary organization, non-profit making, involved in international solidarity since 1968. With more than 40 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, chronic food insecurity and poverty, COSV promotes and implements multi-sectoral projects in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. 
Committed to principled humanitarian action, COSV restores dignity, self-sufficiency, and independence to vulnerable populations around the world with aid interventions which are context-specific, needs-based, and customized through direct community participation.
COSV is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Accountant for its office in Juba to assist in all aspects of project and office accounting and financial management.

Job Description:

The Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Overseeing office accountancy, under management (Country representative ) supervision;
  • Ensuring the timely review and correct entry of accounting transactions on a daily basis;
  • Verifying the accuracy of monthly project cashbooks and checking related receipts and bank statements;
  • Reconciling and monitoring cash and bank accounts balances;
  • Updating the staff file (contracts, payroll and other information needed);
  • Preparing staff contract according to requirements given by Country representative/PM
  • Preparing payrolls of COSV Staff;
  • Facilitating the compiling of audit-ready project financial reports by classifying and accurately filing all relevant documents;
  • Facilitating external auditors’ evaluations;
Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Degree in Finance, Business Administration or CPA qualifications;
  • South Sudanese Nationality
  • At least 3 year responsible professional working experience as Administrator for an NGO
  • Knowledge of donors’ financial procedures (i.e. UN agencies, European Commission)
  • Excellent knowledge of double-entry accounting
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft programmes, in particular Excel spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of accounting software (in particular NPW will be an advantage)
  • Problem solving and organizational capabilities
Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their applications alongside with an up-to-date CV (including 3 referees and their current contacts) by email to and
The deadline for the submission of applications is on the 1st of July 2012 at 5.00pm. 
The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Accountant”

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