DUTY STATION: UNICEF Yaoundé
Type of contract: TA Appointment
Section/Division: Operations/Finance Unit
Title: Accounting/Finance Assistant
Duration: 12 Months
As per UNICEF rules and regulations
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Under close supervision, performs a range of standardized accounting clerical duties.
REPORTS TO : Finance Officer
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES and DUTIES & TASKS
Proceed to the calculation of travel claim within 15 days, after a checking of the related supporting documents to determinate the amount due or to be refund by the staff member.
Record Overtimes and other salary deductions such as problems deductions, Local Staff Association deduction, etc.
Assist the Finance Officer to fulfill monthly closure activities, specifically the analysis of account payables, staff PAR, GRIR and DCT open times.
Assist the Finance Officer, in the preparation of Cash Forecast on a quarterly and monthly basis to ensure the availability of funds for the different program sections.
Ensure the back up of Accounting Assistant in case of absence.
Performs other duties, as required.
QUALIFICATION and COMPETENCIES
Completion of an HND or Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting. Ability to operate calculator or other machines used to maintain accounts.
Four year general clerical experience, some of which should be in accounting clerical work.
Experience in an international organization desirable.
Competencies:Core values (Required)
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Core competencies (Required)
- Communication [II]
- Working with people [I]
- Drive for result [I]
- Functional competencies (Required)
- Learning and Researching [II]
- planning and Organizing [II]
- Following instructions and Procedures [I]
Languages: Fluency in French and good working knowledge of English are required.
Deadline for receiving applications at UNICEF Yaoundé, Maroua, Bertoua and Douala Desk Front is 1st June 2015
Applications could also be sent through mail Post (sending date would be considered) or via email address email@example.com. Completed files (Letter of motivation, CV, copy of diplomas, P11 form(to be collected at UNICEF), References, etc.) to be addressed with the mention "DO NOT OPEN" with post title on the envelope to the attention of:CHIEF OPERATIONS UNICEF
P.O. BOX 1181 YaoundéThe submission and processing of candidates' file are free of charge.
UNICEF cannot be held liable for any amount paid by a candidate as part of this recruitment
Only qualified and short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. UNICEF is a smoke-free environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.