Vacancy: Project Accountant IREMA Kunene Project - 2019-2023

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VACANCY- Project Accountant 

The Environmental Investment Fund (EIF), on behalf of the Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry seeks the services of the following professional to support the implementation of the five-year project: Improving Rangeland and EcosystemManagement Practices of Smallholder Farmers under conditions of climate change (IREMA) IN Sesfontein, Fransfontein and Warmquelle areas of the Republic of Namibia. The EIF on behalf of the IREMA Kunene Project invites application from suitably qualified and experienced Namibian nationals to apply for the position of Project Accountant.



Reporting to the IREMA Kunene National Project Manager within the Implementation Unit, the candidate will provide oversight of the financial disbursement process and as well assist the Project Manager and Regional Technical Officer in preparation of disbursement plans in accordance with the budget. 


Main responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial forecasts and requests for advancement of funds;
  • In-coordination with the EIF Finance Department, review and revise the project budget when required;
  • Review, arrange payment and record all the project expenditure vouchers in accordance with financial regulations of the EIF and Green Climate Fund;
  • Prepare project’s summaries/reports on a monthly basis for EIF’s Project Support Team as well as ad hoc financial reports as required by the Project Steering Committee and EIF Board of Directors and/or other relevant agencies;
  • Provide guidance and update other project staff at the PIU on financial and accounting procedures and regulations;
  • Provide guidance and update other project procurements before commitments are made;
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant EIF Policies (Financial Policy and its Procedures Manual as well as Procurement Policy and
  • Advise relevant persons on financial aspects of bids.


Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related field.or related field;
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience in accounting and finance, preferably in large government or non-government organizations is required;
  • Extensive knowledge on procurement and administration;
  • Familiarity and application of accounting software and systems, knowledge of SAGE X3 will be an added advantage.

A full Terms of Reference outlining the detailed job description and other requirements can be downloaded here or requested via e-mail:


All applications should comprise of a cover letter, recent CV and copies of qualifications.

All applications should be directed to:

Electronic delivery and queries:

Ms. Lizl Ndadi

Head: Human Resources

Tel: +264 61 4317710


Hand or postal delivery:

8933, Heinitzburg Heights,

c/o Heinitzburg & Burg Street, Klein Windhoek

P.O Box 28157, Auas Valley

Previously disadvantaged Namibians, women, disabled persons and the youth are encouraged to apply for this position. No documents will be returned and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

Closing date, 16:00, Wednesday 17 December 2019

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Published on Dec 11 2019