Assistant Project Accountant at BroadReach Consulting, LLC

BroadReach is profoundly focused on improving the health and well-being of underserved populations across the globe. We empower governments, donor groups, NGOs and private companies to operate more efficiently, improving outcomes for people in need with our intelligent solutions: A combination of our people, process and the Vantage platform.

Purpose of the position

The Assistant Project Accountant provides support to the Finance and Administration Director and Financial Specialist in the financial management and administration of the country office resources and its field offices by sharing in the responsibility of preparing all accounting and financial data and assisting with the day to day running of the accounts department.

Key Accountabilities (included but not limited to)

  1. Financial Accounting, Reporting and Control
  2. Cash and Bank Management
  3. Accounts payable
  4. Fixed Asset Management

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills Required

General (pre-requisite)

Organisation (orientation/probation)

Role (foundational knowledge)

Changing knowledge requirements

Core Competencies include:

Requirements

Reports to Finance and Administration Director

Context of this role Program/field office role supporting the Finance and Administration Manager with travel to the regions. Valid driver’s license and own car with flexibility to travel is required.

Internal Stakeholders Snr Management, Operations Division, Finance, Legal, Staff

External Stakeholders Partners and Vendors

Reporting into this role None

Grade TBG

Description focus for SST Level

SST Level – Service

Outputs are – broad goals are clearly defined
– 80% of the work is routine, 20% is not

Information is – Concrete and theoretical
– Draws on specialised knowledge
– Use discretion and informed judgement to evaluate options within broad theoretical guidelines

Time frames – 3 months to 1 year for the most complex task

Responsibilities

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

1. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, REPORTING AND CONTROL

Input/Behaviours

Output/Success Measures

1.1 Sta advances are paid and reconciled
1.2 Statutory returns are submitted timely and are accurate
1.3 All records are filed daily

2. CASH AND BANK MANAGEMENT

Input/Behaviours

Output/Success Measures

2.1 Petty cash is reconciled and up to date
2.2 Cash counts are conducted and anomalies reported
2.3 Journals are accurate
2.4 Adequate cash balances to support the project

3. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Input/Behaviours

Output/Success Measures

3.1 Accounts payable is reconciled before payments made
3.2 Electronic bank payments are made timely and accurately
3.3 Accounts payable queries with vendors are resolved timely
3.4 Vendor files are accurately maintained
3.5 Supporting documents for all transactions are available

4. FIXED ASSET MANAGEMENT

Input/Behaviours

Output/Success Measures

4.1 Register updated with details of asset acquired
4.2 Assets recoded in significant component elements
4.3 Reliable Accounting records are reliable
4.4 Company assets are managed and maintained

Job Skills Required

No skills found.

Competencies Required

JOB COMPETENCIES REQUIRED MINIMUM RATING

Business Effectiveness – Controls Quality & Standards N/A

Business Effectiveness – Initiating Innovation N/A

Cognitive Ability – Analytical Thinking N/A

Cognitive Ability – Judgement N/A

Interpersonal Effectiveness – Client Orientation N/A

Interpersonal Effectiveness – Communication N/A

Interpersonal Effectiveness – Empathy N/A

Interpersonal Effectiveness – Teamwork N/A

Leading & Managing – Planning and Organising N/A

Personal Effectiveness – Accountability N/A

Personal Effectiveness – Adaptability N/A

Personal Effectiveness – Results Orientation N/A

Please send your Cover Letter with your updated Curriculum Vitae to bmkandawire@brhc.com. The Closing date is Monday 25th May 2020 at 17:00 PM.

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