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 nonprofit 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: Senior Accountant
Location: South Africa
The Senior Accountant will assist the Director of Financial Management and Operations in budgeting, procurement oversight, and records management. S/he will be responsible for preparing timely and accurate financial reporting and assisting in the preparation of monthly financial spreadsheets, cash flow forecasts, data entry, corresponding with vendors as appropriate, and ensuring the office follows EDC and USAID financial procedures. The Senior Accountant will ensure sound fiscal management systems comply with donor rules and regulations and will coordinate with technical staff to ensure smooth implementation of activities. This person reports to the Director of Financial Management and Operations and also collaborates with EDC home office financial analysts, project coordinators and the Project Director.
The role requires someone with strong communication skills, highly self-driven and accountable, 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. The role also requires adherence to EDC policies & procedures.
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: 16 August 2019