Posted on :
14 Aug, 2019
14 Aug, 2019
EDC, with funding from USAID, is implementing the South Africa School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity (the Activity), a contract that supports the South African Government to reduce HIV infections in students and teachers by assisting the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to implement high quality, evidence-informed sexuality and HIV prevention education programs.
EDC is a global non-profit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public sector and private partners, we harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement. Founded in 1958, EDC’s headquarters are located in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA with additional offices in New York City and Washington, DC, and Bangkok. EDC implements projects in over 35 countries with more than 1,300 employees worldwide.
Job Title: Junior Accountant
Location: South Africa
The Junior Accountant will assist the Senior Accountant in the Accounting & Administration functions. S/he will be responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant in the preparation of the financial reporting on a monthly basis. The Jnr Accountant will ensure that all the correct EDC & USAID policy and procedures are followed. S/he will assist with the smooth implementation of Technical Activities. The person will report to the Director of Financial Management and Operations and will also collaborate with the EDC Home Office Financial Analysts, Project Co-ordinators and the Project Director.
The role requires someone with strong communication skills, impeccable attention to detail and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites and funders and to work respectfully with EDC Colleagues.
Essential functions include (but are not limited to):
Qualifications and Requirements:
Application and contact details:
The competitive salary and currency will follow EDC’s policies for South Africa.
This is not a posted position and no relocation will be provided.
Candidates must be eligible to work in South Africa. Interested qualified candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa are requested to submit their CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Application Deadline: 16th August 2019