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Finance Assistant
VSF Germany
 Gross Salary: 600 -700  USD & subject to all statutory deductions
 Supervisor: Senior Finance officer
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: One year subject to renewal based on performance and Fund availability
 Closing Date: 30 March 2023


Vétérinaires Sans Frontières - Germany (VSF Germany) is a non-governmental, non-profit making international Organization, engaged in the field of veterinary relief and development work providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, and food safety, VSFG works towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities. VSF Germany implements activities in Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, and Somalia. VSF Germany is registered and licensed in Sudan by Humanitarian Aid commission (HAC) since 2010 and renewed its license every year. 

VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified person to fill the following position according to its job description and specifications. Women are highly encouraged to apply. 

Position:           Finance Assistant  
Report to:         Senior Finance officer    
Location:          Khartoum 
Duration:          One year subject to renewal based on performance and Fund availability 
Gross Salary:   600 -700   USD & subject to all statutory deductions

 Duties and responsibilities:

Finance & Accounting tasks

The Finance assistant works under Supervision and guidance of Senior Finance Officer:

  • Helps to manage the finance of the projects and oversee all local procurements ensuring that donors and VSF Germany’s policies and regulations are adhering to.
  • Arranges and maintains financial documents for auditing purposes.
  • Reviews and assesses the day-to-day financial needs and ensures adequate and timely replenishment of funds.
  • Manages the petty cash and controls cash in safe, bank and cash book.
  • Posts transactions into the computerized accounting system on daily basis.
  • Reconciles bank book balance with bank statements and keep the reports in file.
  • Reconciles cash book and prepare daily and monthly cash counts reports and keep in file.
  • Prepares payments and journal vouchers and ensures adequate supporting documents for all financial transactions.
  • Review all vouchers and documents to ensure validity of payment.
  • Updating cash and bank books on a daily basis
  • Produce an accurate financial reports to specific deadlines. 
  • Liaise with supervisor when cash balance is below expected level and needs to be replenished by requesting for withdraw cash from bank and assist with carrying out such withdrawals. 
  • To scan all finance vouchers and share with appointed Khartoum finance focal person on a monthly basis.  
  • Maintain proper filing of vouchers and backup documents and safe storage of cheque books and banking documents.
  • To back up the finance officer whenever the finance officer is away from work. 
  • To Meet deadlines for all given tasks
  • To Respect VSFG safety and security regulations especially confidentiality in dealing with cash.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor. 

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Fresh Graduate not more than one year since the graduation date 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce or Business administration. 
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping procedures
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Well organized, with excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Fluency in English/Arabic, listening, speaking and writing.
  • Knowledge of computer applications (Microsoft word and excel spreadsheet, email) and using accounting software.

  • Clearly state your contact address and telephone number
  • Only short listed will be contacted
  • Closing date is Thursday March 30, 2023
  • Applicants are requested to submit applications and CVs and non-returnable photocopies of certificates to be addressed to: Labor office, Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC), Eastern end of Gamhoriya Street & through online via: https://www.sudanjob.net 
  • Women are highly encouraged to apply for this position

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