National financial expert/accountant – GFA Consulting Group

GFA Consulting-Group, based in Hamburg/Germany, is looking for National financial experts and accountants with experience in Fund Management for an upcoming Fiscal Agent Services tender on behalf of the The Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) in Sri Lanka.

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has received a grant from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to support Compact development and facilitate Compact implementation. The compact implementation includes a Fiscal Agent component which will be tendered in the 2nd Quarter of 2018. The project start is expected for the second half of the year. In its capacity the Fiscal Agent shall diligently oversee, discharge and perform all services necessary to achieve the optimum value for the monies expended while ensuring that all financial transactions are conducted in strict compliance with prin-ciples, rules and procedures set out in the Compact and its Supplemental Agreements.

GFA has a sound track record in providing Fiscal Agent Services for MCC projects all over the world and is looking for experienced national financial professionals to complement the team for the upcoming tender.

Tasks: Assist the international Fiscal Agent Services Team in • overseeing the financial management • the review of all payments to make sure they meet all technical requirements for approval and authorization • the maintenance of filing systems (physical and electronic) of all technical documents required for approval and authorization of payments • the resolution of approval and authorization problems • VAT issues and in – if relevant – VAT-related data entry • the implementation of payment procedures staff training program

Requirements: • Significant professional experience in the field of financial management, accounting and internal audit (at least 5 years) • Education or training in finance and accounting with a diploma in accounting, audit/control or MBA • Proficiency in written and spoken English • Experience working in projects financed by international donors • Demonstrated experience in maintenance and use of automated financial management and accounting systems

HOW TO APPLY:
We are looking forward to your application. Please send your CV and cover letter via email to leber@gfa-group.de and provide a telephone/skype-number.

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