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Remote Field Accountant, South Sudan

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Job ID: 12384
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2021

Job Description

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A day in the life of a Field Accountant for South Sudan

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is at the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and prayer and from there we go into our work empowered to make a difference in the world. Our teams are full of passionate people who want to work with excellence and serve people to make an eternal impact.

Job Duties

This remote Field Accountant is responsible for implementing, and coordinating all financial and budgetary aspects of programs as assigned in South Sudan; responsible for administrative field accounting, expenditures, and bookkeeping related to the specific programs and projects as assigned.

  • Maintain detailed records for all financial transactions in an organized and professional manner.
  • Perform daily functions including recording all payable and bank transactions, maintain bank ledgers, monitor cash advances and field expense reports, reconcile monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Provide required monthly financial reports by specified deadlines to the Director of Finance as assigned.
  • Ensure financial/accounting activity is carried out in accordance Samaritan's Purse field accounting policies and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Review and ensure accuracy of financial transactions for Samaritan's Purse field operations based in the region as appropriate (includes vouchers, FERs, Cash Advances, transfers, etc.).
  • Maintain intercompany accounts and ensure transactions are reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Follow all procedures provided by Director of Finance and Country Director.
  • Maintain accuracy in financial records and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Travel to the field office for periods lasting from 2-6 weeks at a time. 

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

 

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in finance or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

Experience working internationally and with external donor funding preferred.

Type (Full-Time/Part-Time/Associate): Full-Time

Language Requirement: English Fluency Required

Travel Requirement: Occasional travel to the South Sudan office for 2-6 week periods

 

Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays 
  • Twelve vacation days per year

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

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