Samaritan's Purse Senior Programs Accountant & Trainer Jobs in South Sudan

Samaritan's Purse Senior Programs Accountant & Trainer Jobs in South Sudan

We are hiring a Senior Programs Accountant and Trainer to implement and coordinate financial and budgetary aspects of programs in our South Sudan office. In this role you will be responsible for administrative field accounting, expenditures, bookkeeping and payroll related to the specific programs and projects that are changing the lives of people in great need. Bring your finance acumen and experience to a career with eternal impact.

A day in the Life of a Senior Programs Accountant and Trainer:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.

In the Role of Senior Programs Accountant and Trainer You Will Have the Opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him

  • Maintain detailed records for all financial transactions in an organized and professional manner

  • Perform daily functions including recording all cash, check and bank transfer transactions, maintain cash and bank ledgers, monitor cash advances and field expense reports, reconcile cash on hand and monthly bank reconciliation

  • Provide required monthly financial reports by specified deadlines to the Finance Manager as assigned

  • Review practices at bases while substituting to ensure financial/accounting activity is carried out in accordance to field accounting policies
    Aid in the training of new and existing field accountants, both in the country office and at the sub-bases

  • Review and ensure accuracy of financial transactions for field operations based in the region as appropriate (includes vouchers, FERs, Cash Advances, transfers, etc.)

  • Administer all cash advances to employees and partners, reconciling all receipts and remaining
    cash at month’s end

  • Manager, serving as a window to the field for the FM and a easily accessible resource for the FAs

  • Provide support to Base Manager and/or Program Managers with regard to financial policies/practices and related areas

  • Ensure contracts are current on all rental properties, facilities, and vehicles

  • Identify areas for financial and administrative improvement and work to implement feasible improvements

  • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in finance or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to efficiently manage and coordinate remotely with the field teams

  • Experience working internationally and with external donor funding preferred

  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required)

    Job Location: Juba, South Sudan

    Type: Full-Time

    Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

    Accompaniment: Non-Accompanied

    Travel Expectations: Frequent travel to field locations, up to 100 days/year


  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance

  • Paid Family Medical Leave

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Paid holidays

  • 12 vacation/personal days

  • 10 sick days

  • R&R

  • Annual Home Leave

  • Housing Provided

  • Food Provided

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse Senior Programs Accountant & Trainer Jobs in South Sudan

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