Finance Assistant

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Employer: AET
Job Title: Finance Assistant
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somaliland
Category: Other

Africa Educational Trust specialises in education in conflict in East and Horn of Africa. We currently assist the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the delivery of primary and secondary leaving examinations in Somaliland as well as other education programmes.

We need a Finance Assistant to be provide finance and administrative support including procurement, planning, monitoring and reporting on expenditure and maintaining accurate records for audits and accountability.

Reporting to the Country Manager, the Finance Assistant will efficiently execute finance and accounting operations, supporting the other functions of operations – administration, logistics and human resources - in ensuring effective support to the AET’s programmes. The role is expected to ensure the financial and legal integrity of AET within the framework of policies, procedures and statutory requirements. In addition, he/she will provide support to project teams on compliance to donor rules and regulations providing budgetary oversight on project activities. He/she is expected to maintain appropriate books of accounts, transaction activities and their relevant documentation

Candidates must have a Certificate in Accounting, demonstrable knowledge of financial management, accounting and procurement and at least one year’s experience in finance, accounting and logistics. They should be familiar with preparing financial records for audit, have good written and oral English and be proficient in MS Word and Excel.

Hours of work per week: 36

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Fixed term contract: to 31st December 2019


Applicants should send their CV and a cover letter stating how they meet the person specification to by 1st December. Interviews will be held the week of the 10th December in Hargeisa.

Africa Educational Trust is an equal opportunity employer and all employment is subject to our equal opportunities standards. Our selection process also reflects our commitment to the safety and protection of children and so adheres to our child protection policy.

Publish date: 2018-11-15 22:12:51
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