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Job Title: Assistant Manager
                                                 
Date: 22 October 2017
 

Industry:  Accounting/Government Contracting/ Public Health                  

Job Function:  Senior Accountant                                                         

Location:  Guinea                                                                 

Expected Start: Immediate

 

The Company:

The business is a CPA Firm Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia with offices in Huntsville, Alabama and Johannesburg, South Africa. The firm specializes in Government Contracting work.  

 

Summary/Objective:

Reporting to the Head of Mission, the Assistant Manager will perform the day-to-day interface with the client relative to the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea.  He/She will assist in providing fiduciary and accounting information in regard to the firm’s overall management activities in relation to the MOH of Guinea for US Government contracts received. He/She will be expected to be able to operate independently with minimal supervision.

 

Job Duties:

  • Be a part of the team that carries out an assessment of the financial system to meet the objectives of risk management and assessment.

  • Monitor adherence to established internal controls with particular emphasis on reporting, cash receipts and cash disbursements related to the contract.

  • Understand the US Government’s Payment Management System (PMS) and how it relates to the cash receipts and disbursements.

  • Ensures input and approval for all receipts and disbursements and monitors cash flows.

 

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience with government contracting, financial management, accounting/audit preparation and support

  • Knowledge of International Accounting Standards and GAAP of the United States.

  • Excellent quality control and detail oriented with strong ability to perceive and analyze problems, as well as develop, recommend, and implement practical solutions

  • Ability to prioritize effectively and execute tasks in order to meet aggressive timelines

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills, as well as tact and diplomacy sufficient to gain the respect of client and employees

  • Excellent written communications skills, with the ability to write conversationally (for emails) and to succinctly and effectively describe low-level technical issues

  • Effective presentation and organizational skills, and is confident and compelling in client presentations, discoveries and meetings

  • Proficient in TomPro and QuickBooks accounting systems and Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, Power Point)

 

EDUCATION & Professional Qualification:

  • B.S. in Accounting Required and Masters in Business Administration Preferred

  • Project Management Experience

  • Trained in US Government Contracting

  • CPA or Chartered Accountant preferred

  • Fluent in French and English

 

Salary Range: DOE.  The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, vision, LTD, AD&D

To apply, please e-mail your CV and cover letter to job@jobsearchsl.com

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

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