Finance and Support Services Officer (2 Year FTC)

  • International, Cameroon

Location: Cameroon

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions Apply

Contract: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Finance and Support Services Manager

 In collaboration with colleagues the Finance and Support Services Officer will continually ensure quality and consistency of financial management in the country office. They will support the development of solutions to financial or support related problems, support the monitoring of country resource management and identification risks or issues to the Programme Manager.

The post holder will ensure that financial management and risk mitigation are compliant with local regulations and adhere to the organisational Financial Framework by implementing financial controls, planning and budgeting. The role will lead support services for the country office by managing logistics of procurement supplies, manage payroll and work with programme and finance teams to review programme/project reports, planning and analysis, auditing of funds provided and grant management reporting.

The preferred candidate will have a relevant professional accounting qualification and a degree (or equivalent) in finance, accounting or related field. Previous experience working in an INGO environment is desirable, with experience of audit and government organisations being an advantage. A background in financial management is required, as are budget and data analysis skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing Date: 28 April, 2019

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