Job Requirements
Title Finance Assistant (IRC)
Role Receiving and verifying the consistency and conformity of the payment requests submitted to the Caisse with the purchase order documents (purchase order, contract, etc.): eligibility of invoices, mandatory information,
Category Accounting
Finance
Location Southwest Region - Buea
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 08/23/2019, 06:13:19 PM)
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
 
Description
Summary
The Finance Assistant works under the general direction of the Financial Controller and the Finance Manager, and under the day-to-day supervision of the Finance Officer. It is the first interface of the finance department with third parties in the daily activities of billing settlement, entry of entries, liquidation in advance or refunds.
Intervention Area
The Finance Assistant will be based in Buea with travel throughout the project area.
Specific tasks
Receiving and verifying the consistency and conformity of the payment requests submitted to the Caisse with the purchase order documents (purchase order, contract, etc.): eligibility of invoices, mandatory information, etc.);
Prepare each valid disbursement (with a correct payment order) according to the approved payment method (cash, check, transfer order, and other fiduciary payment method);
Pay according to the approved method of payment, the persons who come to recover the amounts at the cash desk (suppliers, service providers, partners, staff members, etc.) if they are well qualified to do so according to the IRC procedures in force on the mission;
Process advance request applications according to the IRC procedure in force in the country ;
Prepare and print all supporting documents that must be attached to the accounting file of an expense (vouchers, payment receipt, etc.)
Make a weekly score and lettering of outstanding advances and payments in installments still in progress, and write a summary statement;
Coding and entering the cash register transactions (bill payment, advance payment, reimbursement, etc.) into the computer account book;
Ensure the translation of accounting documents if necessary;
Make a first ranking of invoices and other payment documents;
Proceed to the monthly closing of the fund (physical count, edition of cash inventories and bank reconciliations, etc.), and make a first filing of the files;
Conduct cash flow monitoring and alert the Supervisor on daily and weekly requirements and payment capabilities;
Keep the payment methods of the organization safe during the day (check book, petty cash)
Make any proposals on improving the accounting and financial procedures in force on the mission
Administrative tasks
Take care of the day-to-day administrative management of the fund according to the prerogatives of the finance department.
Link with the logistic department
Have a look at the layout of the edited documents and presented for payment by logistic department (« Purchase Order, Delivery note,etc.)
Inform the logistics department of the data to be included in the payment request documents.
Budget and financial management
If necessary, inform on the lack of conformity found in the payment practices of the country program
Apply the budget management rules in force on the mission (budget nomenclature, analytical codification used, etc.) and quickly assimilate the regular developments in this area.
Be able to provide, if necessary, a brief description of the budgetary situation of the country program projects to newly employed persons.
Be receptive to on-the-job training that is "passed on" as part of the skills enhancement.
Participate in any budget management work.
Security and Communication
Communicate daily with the Finance Officer on the cash flow statement based on present or future cash levels and future payments to be made.
Reports to the Finance Officer any irregularities found; at the payment level, in the application of IRC procedures.

Interested candidates should apply via the website, www.rescue.org
 
 
 
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