Posted date 15th March, 2024 Last date to apply 3rd April, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Peshawar-LRMA
Category Accounting/Auditing
Type Consultant Position 1
Experience 7 years
Status Closed

Position Title: Accounts Consultant

Positions: 01

Duration: 06 Months 

Location:  LSU-SDLR Office Peshawar, KP

Reporting Line: Project Director (PD)


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Program Overview

The Land Registration in Merged Areas (LRMA) activity is a United States Agency for International Development, (USAID) funded project that will support the establishment of a land registration system in the seven districts of the Merged Areas. The activity will improve the accessibility of land records; effectuate land transactions; allow the use of land as collateral and complement the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s efforts under the Settlement and Land Record activity.

Overview of the Position:

The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain all the accounts and account books of the project in accordance with Government rules and procedures. This position will have to communicate with AG Office and Donor Agencies regarding the LSU-SDLR project accounting & compliance queries. This position will be responsible for different monthly & quarterly reports as per Government regulations & procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to Maintaining all the accounts and account books of the project in accordance with Govt. rules and procedures.
  • Coordination and communicate with Project Director (PD) in accounting and financial matters of the Land project.
  • To assist Project Director (PD) and verify the bills/vouchers submitted of any cost deliverables.
  • Preparing the accounting reports and submission thereof to all the concerned quarters on time.
  • Preparing the payrolls, bank invoices, in the holding tax returns and other statements on time.
  • Reconciliation of payments and expenditure with Bank, Treasury Office, AG Office, and Donor Agencies.
  • Preparation of vouchers relating to payments and keeping them in orderly manner
  • Preparing daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounts and reports on time.
  • Perform any task assigned by the Project Director.

Requirements (Education, Experience, Skills, Languages.):

  • Batchelor’s degree or PIPFA Qualified.
  • At least seven years of experience with Government/PSDP projects or in related field.
  • Sound understanding/practical experience of SAP system.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Proficient in relevant software applications, including MS Word and MS Excel.

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