Project Accountant (m/f)

SDO Moçambique

SDO Moçambique is recruiting a Project Accountant (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • The Project Accountant will ensure and undertake accounting and financial records of the Project and assist the Financial Manager and National Project Coordinator in decision making
  • Prepare checks and other requisitions for funds/payment documentation to collect the authorized signatures
  • Support the Finance Manager in expenditure planning
  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing the annual budget and financial plan of activities
  • Process project payments on e-SISTAFE
  • Generate the data for disbursements
  • Generate preliminary reports from both the project accounting software and e-SISTAFE
  • Ensure that all payments and the related documentation are according to the Financier and Government standards
  • Prepare payments to be processed through bank transfers in cooperation with the Finance Manager
  • Provide Accounting data from the accounting software and e-SISTAFE whenever requested by the Finance Manager or Project Coordinator
  • Participate in the inventory of fixed assets (furniture and appliances)
  • Sort and register accountings in compliance with the Chart of accounts in a timely manner
  • Check the tax payments and other fees
  • Insert accounting data in the financial system software
  • Perform preliminary analysis and reconciliations of accounts periodically
  • Maintain the filing of all accounting and financial documentation
  • Replace the Finance Manager in his/her absence
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Finance Manager
  • Assure that bank accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Prepare requests for withdrawal of funds to be submitted to the Bank
  • Collaborate with the Finance Manager in the preparation of periodic financial reports and annual financial statements
  • Ensure the fulfillment of administrative and financial procedures acceptable to the Financier and the Government
  • Perform all other relevant tasks as assigned by the Project Coordinator
  • Minimum of Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • A master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics will be considered an advantage
  • In addition, a nationally or internationally recognized accounting certification will be considered an advantage
  • Professional Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, financial management and/or auditing in the public sector or private sector
  • Demonstrable knowledge of public financial management and applicable systems in Mozambique
  • Demonstrable experience with e-SISTAFE shall be deemed an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in financial management and accounting in the context of projects financed by multilateral development banks, UN organizations, bilateral institutions and other international financing institutions shall constitute an advantage
  • Languages skills: Oral and written fluency in Portuguese
  • Working knowledge of English
  • Computer literacy: Good command of common Microsoft office package, including knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of accounting software packages is an advantage
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • Contract duration: Three years, renewable, including a 6 month probationary period. Contracts are renewed annually based on a positive performance evaluation
  • Work station: Maputo, with frequent trips to the three URGP and to other provinces
  • Submission of the applications: The evaluation of the Candidates will be conducted by a company specialized in Human Resources consulting, SDO Mozambique
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


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  • Publicado 14.11.2018
  • Expira 30.11.2018
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