Project Accountant: Karabo ea Bophelo Project.

Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration

Duration: Fixed Term to 30 September 2021, renewable

Location: Thaba Bosiu, Maseru, Lesotho

Deadline: December 4, 2020

Key Performance Areas

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements relating to all KB project activities
  • Offer finance and reporting support to the KB programme team 
  • Perform ledger and bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Facilitate procurement activities in accordance with donor guidelines
  • Serve as first point of contact for any finance-related queries from programme staff, management, donors or auditors
  • Verify that all KB expenditure records are accurate and in accordance with Sentebale procedures and donor guidelines
  • Prepare and file accurate VAT claims on a monthly basis
  • Ensure all donor reporting deadlines are met
  • Monitor progress against budget and facilitate timely communication regarding any variance
  • Assist management with other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • B.A. degree in Accounting, General Accounting or diploma in Business Studies
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint) and online conferencing platforms
  • Knowledge of accounting software (Xero preferred)

Personal Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
  • Commitment to accuracy with great attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with sensitivity to issues of cultural diversity
  • Solid sense of personal ethics and integrity, good judgement, and passion for the mission of Sentebale

How to Apply

Position is based in Thaba Bosiu, with regular travel to the districts where project is implemented. All applications with subject line “Project Accountant: KB” on PDF format must be emailed to: 

Recruitment Agency:KM Global Consulting
Contact Person:Mr. Koantlane Molefi.
Telephone Number:+266 58866774/62866774.

Only email applications (covering letter, CV, certified copies of educational certificates and ID or passport) will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the screening outcomes. If you have not been contacted within 5 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.