Assistant Accountant

برنامج تمكين الشباب khartoum -- Date Posted 7/23/2020


The Republic of Sudan

Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources


Request for Expressions of Interest

Assistant Accountant


The African Development Bank (AfDB’s) ENABLE Youth initiative is a comprehensive program that builds entrepreneurship in agribusiness via skill acquisition and creates an enabling environment in which young men and women become owners of profitable agribusinesses. The government of Sudan was among the first countries in the continent to express keen interest in participating in the ENABLE Youth Program and requested for AfDB’s support. In response, the Bank had approved a grant for the Republic of Sudan to implement the ENABLE Youth Sudan. The objective of the Program is to create business opportunities and decent employment for young women and men along priority agricultural value chains. 


Scope of ENABLE Youth Program Sudan:

The proposed ENABLE Youth Sudan will contribute to fostering and accelerating the revival of Sudan’s agriculture sector, thereby helping to increase agricultural incomes, create wealth and jobs and reduce poverty. The Program will contribute toward this objective by identifying innovative potential-oriented entrepreneurs who are willing to pursue business opportunities in agribusiness. In the process of doing so, the Program will engage all stakeholders along the value chain, thus strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem affecting the start-up and growth of innovative agribusiness enterprises. The ENABLE Youth in Sudan will strive to have a demonstration or catalytic effect, encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs to enter, grow, and advance the agribusiness sector. The Program is currently being implemented in five states in Sudan to train and empower over 2,000 agricultural entrepreneurs.


It is against this backdrop, the ENABLE Youth Sudan  Program seeks  to recruit Assistant Accountant with the following details:


Post Title:

Assistant Accountant

Station of the assignment:

Khartoum - Sudan, with frequent travels to the states

Start Date:



Program Accountant


One-year renewable based on satisfactory performance


General tasks and objectives of the assignment:

Under the supervision of the Program Accountant, the assistant accountant will be responsible for the program financial transaction and assist the program accountant in managing the budget, financial accounting and all financial aspects of the ENABLE Youth Sudan Program. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant in the implementation of the ENABLE Youth will include the following functions:

  • Set -up and maintain proper accounting records for the program financial transactions;
  • Ensure safe keeping of program financial management information system (FMIS);
  • Ensure timely backup of program financial data in independent devices;
  • Help in preparing and submitting monthly Statement of Expenditure SOE to AfDB for reimbursement of program expenditure;
  • Reconcile the Special and Local currency accounts on a monthly basis; 
  • Ensure availability of proper documentation of expenditure, bank reconciliation statement and any other supporting documents to account for the amounts advanced to any party for use in the program implementation purposes;
  • Follow-up on contracts signed with suppliers, contractors and consultants including contracts validity, implementation and payments;
  • Assist in the disbursements process to ensure effective program implementation;
  • Assist in preparing the monthly and annual cash flow projections and monitor effective disbursement of funds and get them approved by the program accountant;
  • Ensure proper control overall program assets, the maintenance of proper systems and procedures, register of the program assets and keeping the assets register updated;
  • Arrange for providing training in finance management and accounting to states Youth Agribusiness Incubation Centers (YABICs) accountants, and/or finance departments personnel;
  • Visit states to provide to provide on-the-job training to the YABICs accountants; and 
  • Any other duties may be assigned by the program accountant. 


Qualifications and experiences:

The Assistant Accountant should have: 

  • Minimum degree in Accounting from  a recognized University ; 
  • Professional certificate such CPA, ACCA or M. Sc. is an advantage; 
  • Minimum of three years of experience in accounting and finance, (preferably in large Government or non-government organizations);
  • Familiar with the accounting software, have a good knowledge of excel spreadsheets;
  • Other requirements include:
  • Ability to carry out his/her duties in an organized manner;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Good analytical and numerical skills,and good communication and presentation skills and
  • High Integrity/ethics and the ability to meet the deadlines.



This post is opened for Sudanese nationals only.


Deadline for submission of EOIs and applications:  13 August 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. Sudan Local Time


Interested applicants should indicate the position applied for and submit a soft or hard copy of application along with their CVs and supporting documents to the two addresses mentioned below:


Mr. Omer Mohammed Ali 

Program Admin. Officer

ENABLE Youth Sudan Program 

Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources

e-mail :


Cc to:

Omer M. El Amin

 Procurement Specialist 

ENABLE Youth Sudan Program 

Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources

East to Osman Digna St. Intersection with Shaikh Mustafa El Amin St.

Khartoum Sharq, Khartoum, Sudan

Tel : 00249912314275 & 00249123014275


Job Details
Seniority Level Minimum degree in Accounting
Industry accounting / محاسبة
Employment Type full time
Job Functions غير محدد
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