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    Date de l'annonce : 05-03-2020
      Référence : ACC_06032020


    The Accountant will be expected to perform accounting functions and conducts the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining and analyzing data and records of financial transactions.

    He/She will review and consolidate Country Office financials on a monthly basis, processes and records journal entries, cash receipts/field cash management and wire payments.

    Maintains general ledger accounts and supporting sub-ledgers and produces various accounting reports.

    The position will be based in Bafoussam, Cameroon and will report to the Finance Manager.

    Areas of Responsibility:

    • Applies accounting principles and practices to a limited range of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions. 
    • Provides support for field programs by conducting live meeting training on financial systems and processes.
    • Works with Global Program Management (GPM) staff to help them understand the financial aspects of the assigned Country Offices.
    • Reviews Country Office monthly financial reports for month end closings involving cash and travel reconciliations, accuracy of reports, and cost allowances.
    • Work may include reconciliation of accounts or reports, examination of various financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to guidelines, and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers.
    • Assists in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records.
    • Reconciles US based sub recipients with the General Ledger accounts.
    • Prepares reports and statements requiring interpretation and analysis
    • Reviews inter department cash requests and journal entries.
    • Assists with internal and external audit request.
    • Prepares field office risk assessment reports.


    • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field
    • 3-5 years of accounting experience in public accounting firm or a large company
    • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
    • Must demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and French.
    • Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
    • Exceptional skills in automated accounting systems and use of Excel spreadsheets.
    • Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor agencies.
    • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles.
    • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and international donor agencies.
    • Explains basic accounting trends and variations from prior periods, budget and/or forecast. Resolves basic issues with ledger accounts and internal policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of system functionality to provide answers for financial requests.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise.
    • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in French and English.
    • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume workflow.
    • For Cameroon nationals or individuals with due authorization to work in Cameroon only.

    Intéressé(e)  par cette offre ? Prière de postuler directement dans notre site web : ou à l’adresse suivante : au plus tard le 31 Mars 2020.

    La référence de votre dossier de candidature portera la mention : ACC_06032020


    Contrat : CDI
    Disponibilité : Immédiate
    Lieu de travail : Bafoussam - Cameroun
    Expérience demandée : 48 mois


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