British Embassy Job Vacancy: Accountant and Cashier

Hiring company : British Embassy 

Based company : United State of America

Position : Accounting and Cashier 

Posted : 10 May 2022

Deadline : on Going

Salary : Depending on quality 

Employment Type : Fulltime 

Address of company : USA

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Job Category  
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory  
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  
Main purpose of job:

Working as part of the Finance Team, to provide professional, accurate and timely cashier duties in support of over 200 British Embassy staff and their local and international suppliers.

Roles and responsibilities:


Payment of bills; recording and accounting for receipts and maintenance of records of all transactions on excel spreadsheets.
Daily reconciliation of cash and receipt boxes and recording this on excel spreadsheet.
Depositing money and cheques in the bank regularly and maintain good relationship with bank staff.
Checking, processing and payment of personal staff expenditure claims.
Processing payroll, cash advances, staff claims, and daily entry of receipts including cash, debit memos, advances and bank transfers.
Daily checks and reconciliation of cash boxes and unbanked receipts and weekly bank reconciliation checks.
Maintenance of the payment sequence and accounts department filing system and file store.
Monitoring and reporting daily exchange rates from the Bank.

Liaising with staff and suppliers in a professional and with a customer care focus.
Contribute to accurate and timely month end closure procedures.
Providing assistance to other members of the Finance Team as and when directed.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience  
Qualification and expereince in Accounting
Excellent IT skills (Excel and Word)
Excellent spoken and written English & Arabic
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  
At least two years expereince in Accounts
Prevoius employment with an international organisation
Required behaviours  
Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together
Application deadline  
31 May 2022
Administrative Officer (AO)
Type of Position  
Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week  
38.5 hours
Location (City)  
Type of Post  
British Embassy
Number of vacancies  
USD 1,170.21 plus USD 72.00 (Transport Allowance)
Start Date  
1 July 2022
End Date  
1 July 2024
Other benefits and conditions of employment  
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

The Successful candidate for this role will receive training on all Embassy processes and IT systems.

Other Learning and Development including:

Formal in-house and online learning
Coaching and job shadowing on arrival to better explanation of the Embassy’s Finance Policies and Procedure
Clear Set of Embassy cultures and values

Working patterns:

Working hours - 38.5 hours per week

0800-1600 Sunday to Wednesday and 0800-1430 on Thursday

The Embassy supports a degree of flexible working, in discussion with the line manager

Additional information  
The British Embassy in Khartoum is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, medical insurance scheme; ample development opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance.

We treat people with respect and equality and have a zero tolerance policy for any form of discrimination, bullying or harassment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team with stretching objectives and a strong team working ethos across the 1HMG Platform.

Interested candidates must attach (1) an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and (2) a covering letter stating how you meet the requirements of the role.
Your application must also include examples of when you have demonstrated the required elements in the Sucess Profile Questions section of the online application form.
Applications that do not include these information will not be considered.
Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Khartoum are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Sudan.
All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit. 
The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to; Obtain the relevant permit; Pay the fees for the permit; Make arrangements to relocate; Meet the costs to relocation.
Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount. 
Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link:
Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
British Embassy will only contact successful candidates, if you do not hear from us please consider your application unsuccessful.

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