• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ACCOUNTANCY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications, experience and skills BA in accounting with practical experience and/or strong interest in administrative tasks; or BA in administration with practical experience and/or strong interest in accounting tasks 2 years relevant experience in similar job, preferably in an international organisation Proficiency in French with good working knowledge in English; Strong organizational skills; Ability to multi-task and work in a multi-cultural environment; Extensive experience with Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) – familiarity with graphic design software (Photoshop, CorelDraw, Illustrator, ...) will be an asset; Excellent interpersonal skills; Honest and trustworthy, respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, flexible, demonstrate sound work ethics; Good communications skills; Having lived or worked in the North region of Cameroon, as well as familiarity with fulfulde language will be an asset Duty station : Garoua, Cameroon

Job Description:

  • VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT PROJECT ACCOUNTANT AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT About the organisation World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is an independent research institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health. ICRAF has been operating in Cameroon since 1987. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website: www.worldagroforestry.org About the position ICRAF is looking for the services of a PROJECT ACCOUNT AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for its new project « Strengthening Innovation Systems in the North of Cameroon » (ReSI-NoC), funded by the European Union for a period of 4 years and implemented in collaboration with CIFOR, CIRAD et IRAD. ReSI-NoC aims to strengthen agricultural innovation systems to improve their role in the processes of inclusive planning, collaborative management and the co-design and implementation of technical, organisational and social innovations. Key Responsibilities : Administrative tasks: Schedule appointments and meetings for project staff and partners with relevant stakeholders; Make logistical arrangements for incoming and outgoing missions (handle airport pick-ups, hotel bookings, flight bookings and confirmation, etc. for all project partners and visitors); Coordinate and control vehicle movement; Receive and assist visitors to Garoua office; Ensure the procurement of office and field supplies for the Garoua office and maintain related service agreements; Manage assets in Garoua office and other project sites; Draft letters and reports, respond to routine correspondence, file necessary correspondence, reports, project files, etc.; Ensure proper filing and archiving of project documents; Assist in organization of and reporting on workshops, meetings, and similar functions; Ensure the respect of all labour and government administrative procedures for a smooth running of the project. Accounting tasks Prepare quarterly and monthly cash flow forecasts and submit for approval; Submit petty cash replenishments on time; Prepare all payments and disbursements for goods, services and local travels; Ensure all financial transactions are approved by the Cameroon finance officer on provision of scanned copied of documents as approved by the project manager; Prepare and send monthly financial reports with details of entries to ICRAF Office in Yaounde; Encode financial data to appropriate accounts in accounting software, according to instructions; Prepare and submit bank and petty cash reconciliations on time and in good quality; Maintain documentation on file (e.g., original receipts, payroll records, sub-agreements and the like) to support and archive accounting documents; Ensure the respect of ICRAF accounting procedures in all financial transactions; Assist in the preparation of financial reporting for the project; Perform any additional tasks assigned by the supervisor Terms of offer The World Agroforestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. This position is on national terms and will be for an initial period of two (2) years, subject to a probation period according to the local labour law. The contract could be renewed subject to performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of funds. How to apply Go to http://worldagroforestry.org/working-for-icraf/vacancies Applications for this position must include: A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectations, A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone and email addresses. Applications will be considered until 25 November 2020


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