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WWF is looking for a dynamic and committed Junior accountant

Recrutement Offres d'emplois  Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroun
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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation
organizations in the world. We are an international NGO committed to environmental protection active in almost 100 countries. WWF has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa since 1978. Our mission is to stop the environmental degradation in the world and build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.
In that context, we are looking for a dynamic and committed Junior accountant, for the Cameroon Country Programme Office, who will correct, process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, Programme billings, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers. The incumbent will also prepare bank signatory updates, consultancy contracts and grants.

Location: Yaoundé
Type of contract: Fixed term
Duration: 02 years
Grade: A2

Main responsibilities:

  • Process payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee
    reimbursements, and statements;
  • Pre-audit, verify, and process employee expense claims reviewing rule for employee
    compliance;
  • Establish and revise work methods, forms, formats, and standards to improve operating
    efficiency;
  • Assure that the work meets quality and production standards by reviewing the work for
    accuracy and proper completion and monitoring output;
  • Assist in the timely closing of monthly account by ensuring cash management ,Accounts payable
    and General Ledger data is up to date;x Verify vendor claims for accuracy and conformance with WWF finance rules and regulations;
  • perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are
    properly authorized and that goods have been received or services rendered; and ensure timely
    recording and processing of vendor invoices in Oracle;
  • Draft consultancies contracts and grants and do proper follow up to ensure contract terms are
    respected;
  • Provide assistance to all staff services such as travel, expense claims, document retrieval, etc;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

What you need:

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in accounting/finance or a related field. A professional accounting qualification such as
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) would be an asset;
  • At least One (01) year of professional experience in financial accounting, preferably in an
    international NGO environment;

Required skills and competencies

  • Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system updates and revisions,
    and policy changes;
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications, particularly advanced level in MS Excel is
    required;
  • Knowledge of automated accounting systems. Knowledge of Oracle would be an added
    advantage;
  • Ability to analyse, prioritize and complete tasks with minimal supervision within strict deadlines;
  • Ability to reconcile and/or balance financial transactions and account;
  • Ability to manage contracts and update bank signatories
  • Adherence to WWF's values which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
    Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position.

How to apply?

Email a cover letter and CV to recruit-cam@wwfcam.org

The subject should read CAM-JAC. Deadline for applications: December 6th, 2015.

PLEASE Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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