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Hoplite Group Job Vacancies

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Wed, 05/31/2017

The Hoplite Group (HG), LLC is a veteran owned small business incorporated in Connecticut. Our services include remote area atmospherics, security assessments, U.S. government support operations, facilitation of mining projects, local partner vetting, host government relations and key leader engagement, branding, corporate social responsibility, monitoring/evaluation, and hiring/management of local nationals. We help our clients develop a clear understanding of the evolving political, security, and business environment in far-forward locations around the world by offering support. With reduced numbers of US personnel at a limited number of bases, the U.S. Government had to establish new information networks that rely heavily on indigenous contributions to atmospherics assessments. Hoplite Group has developed a network of human networks that provide our commercial clients with unparalleled appreciation of the environment they are operating in, spanning from local communities to the national level.

Kabul, Afghanistan Requirements Background:
Hoplite Group is developing an atmospherics analysis center in Kabul, in order to integrate information received from our network of Hoplite Group Afghan analysts at various locations throughout the country. Subject to a notice to proceed receipt, we are looking to fill 2 expat positions in Kabul, Afghanistan: Atmospherics and Security Assessments Country Manager and Senior Reports Officer – We are also looking to hire a junior comptroller in the U.S. (remote support). Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

 

Position: Atmospherics and Security Assessments Country Manager (Kabul):

Date Posted: 31 May 2017

Primary Location: Kabul

Description: Seeking seasoned professional to serve as the senior Hoplite Group officer in Afghanistan. This position is responsible for ensuring effective reporting, accurate atmospherics collection, real-time threat assessments, and fused reporting to PAE incountry
management. This individual is responsible for the operational employment and general administrative support of all personnel associated with Hoplite Group support of our prime contractor. The Country Manager can be a U.S. or UK citizen; Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree desired; 3 years prior experience in Afghanistan, preferably in an intel/counter-intel role; must have demonstrated ability to interact well with a large Afghan/Local National staff; 1099-position; compensation is commensurate with experience; 12-month rotation with 14-day (plus 3 travel days) break after sixmonths forward preferred, minimum of 6-month rotation; paid only when forward.

 

Position: Senior Reports Officer (Kabul):

Date Posted: 31 May 2017

Primary Location: Kabul

Description: Primarily responsible for the daily updates, weekly incident round-up and assessments, and monthly trend reporting. Manages watch officers and coordinates with the Deputy Country Manager and Regional Managers to ensure prompt reporting of security incidents and accurate compilation of security threat assessments. As the program’s senior atmospherics analyst, this position is critical in maintaining the best situational awareness across the country. Responsible for the monitoring of warning and indications that would help Hoplite Group management provide threat assessment modifications and recommendations to the prime contractor’s management section.
Leads team of Deputy Reports Officer and 3 Watch Officers in monitoring Afghan security reports or warnings, interacts with Embassy RSOs/RSAs and NATO points of contact, and a wide network of social media outlets and civil society contacts. Must be U.S. or UK citizen. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree desired; 18 months prior experience in Afghanistan, preferably in atmospherics, intel, or journalist role; must have demonstrated ability to interact well with a large Afghan/Local National staff; 1099-position; compensation is commensurate with experience; 12-month rotation with 14-day (plus 3 travel days) break after six-months forward preferred, minimum of 6-month rotation; paid only when forward.

 

Position: Accounting Associate (U.S. Based)

Date Posted: 31 May 2017

Primary Location: U.S. Based

Description: The successful candidate will be responsible for finance and accounting duties such as reviewing, coding and processing accounts payable and expense reports, credit card reconciliations and timekeeping administration. As The Hoplite Group is a government
subcontractor, familiarization with accounting and finance methods in accordance with GAAP and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) is a must.

Essential responsibilities:
• Manage corporate financial transactions, accounts receivables, accounts payable, banking, invoice reconciliation, data analysis
• Prepare, review, coding, and processing of payable and receivable invoices
• Accurate coordination of semi-monthly payroll each pay period using current timecard and accounting system – includes various contracts with different earn code requirements both within in the continental US and outside the US.
• Input new hire paperwork entry into corporate accounting system
• Review of all timecards for accuracy
• Preparation of payroll reporting to include paid time off and holiday balances
• Serve as corporate Liaison with 3rd party payroll, timekeeping, and HR providers
• Manage paid time off and holiday tracking systems
• Review, coding, and processing of indirect/direct employee expense reports
• Distribution, coding, and entry of company credit card account reconciliations
• Occasional filing and special projects including archive of prior year’s accounting records and preparing accounts for year-end audits and tax filing

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Excel a must
• Expert use of written and verbal communications skills sufficient to convey complex topics in a clear, concise and unambiguous fashion
• Ability to demonstrating successful performance of tasks requiring critical thinking and attention to detail
• Ability to calmly, effectively, and professionally interact with employees and colleagues

Requirements
• Previous experience – three or more years in a similar role or; a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field and one year of experience.
• Basic knowledge of FAR and government contracting/accounting practices
• Experience with Jamis or CostPoint systems a plus
• Selected colleague will work from home
• Must possess reliable, secure high-speed internet connection sufficient to support efficient and effective high-volume data push/pull

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