Cashier – British Embassy


About the FCDO’s development work in Sudan

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) pursues UK national interests and projects the UK as a force for good in the world. We promote the interests of British citizens, safeguard the UK’s security, defend our values, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with our international partners.

The UK is an active donor in Sudan, playing a leading role in the humanitarian response, and supporting Government with its plans for economic reform and social impact mitigation.  Our bilateral development programme portfolio includes support for the humanitarian response, clean water, climate change, women’s empowerment and economic and governance reform. Sudan also benefits from FCDO’s Centrally Managed Programmes including on health, education, mine action and targeted technical assistance. Critical priorities include getting support economic reforms, supporting citizen voice to inform/ support transition and strengthening the role and profile of women who have been pivotal in driving a peaceful, constructive revolution. Darfur is one of the longest-standing humanitarian crises in the world. The UN peacekeeping force is drawing down at the end of 2020 and is being replaced by a new UN peacebuilding and political mission to support Sudan’s transition and along with the international community, is supporting the transition from peacekeeping to peacebuilding and development. Safeguarding and inclusion are key in this process.

Job Description

POSITIONCashier (05/21 KRT)
Grade  A2 (L)
salary  USD 1, 170.21 plus Transport Allowance $ 72
Type of Position  Fixed Term
Start Date  01/10/2021

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Category

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

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Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of job:

Working as part of the Finance Team, to provide professional, accurate and timely cashier duties in support of over 200 British Embassy staff and their local and international suppliers. 

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:


  • Payment of bills; recording and accounting for receipts and maintenance of records of all transactions on excel spreadsheets.
  • Daily reconciliation of cash and receipt boxes and recording this on excel spreadsheet.
  • Depositing money and cheques in the bank regularly and maintain good relationship with bank staff.
  • Checking, processing and payment of personal staff expenditure claims.
  • Processing payroll, cash advances, staff claims, and daily entry of receipts including cash, debit memos, advances and bank transfers.
  • Daily checks and reconciliation of cash boxes and unbanked receipts and weekly bank reconciliation checks.
  • Maintenance of the payment sequence and accounts department filing system and file store.
  • Monitoring and reporting daily exchange rates from the Bank.


  • Liaising with staff and suppliers in a professional and with a customer care focus.
  • Contribute to accurate and timely month end closure procedures.
  • Providing assistance to other members of the Finance Team as and when directed.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Qualifications and experience in accounting.
  • Customer focused, good numeracy and IT skills (Excel and Word)

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • 2 years’ experience in accounts.
  • Previous employment with an international organisation.

Required competencies  

Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Other benefits and conditions of employment  

The successful candidate will receive training on all Embassy processes and IT systems.

And will be shadowing on arrival to a better explanation of the Embassy’s Finance Policies and Procedure.

Additional information  

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Khartoum are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Sudan.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit. 
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to; Obtain the relevant permit; Pay the fees for the permit; Make arrangements to relocate; Meet the costs to relocation
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: Please note:  Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
  • British Embassy will only contact successful candidates, if you do not hear from us please consider your application unsuccessful 

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