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ACCOUNTANT – Emploi Service

Emploi Service research one Accountant for client based at Bafoussam Cameroun,



The Accountant will be expected to perform accounting functions and conducts the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining and analyzing data and records of financial transactions.

He/She will review and consolidate Country Office financials on a monthly basis, processes and records journal entries, cash receipts/field cash management and wire payments.

Maintains general ledger accounts and supporting sub-ledgers and produces various accounting reports.

The position will be based in Bafoussam, Cameroon and will report to the Finance Manager.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Applies accounting principles and practices to a limited range of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions. 
  • Provides support for field programs by conducting live meeting training on financial systems and processes.
  • Works with Global Program Management (GPM) staff to help them understand the financial aspects of the assigned Country Offices.
  • Reviews Country Office monthly financial reports for month end closings involving cash and travel reconciliations, accuracy of reports, and cost allowances.
  • Work may include reconciliation of accounts or reports, examination of various financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to guidelines, and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers.
  • Assists in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records.
  • Reconciles US based sub recipients with the General Ledger accounts.
  • Prepares reports and statements requiring interpretation and analysis
  • Reviews inter department cash requests and journal entries.
  • Assists with internal and external audit request.
  • Prepares field office risk assessment reports.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience in public accounting firm or a large company
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
  • Must demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and French.
  • Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
  • Exceptional skills in automated accounting systems and use of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor agencies.
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and international donor agencies.
  • Explains basic accounting trends and variations from prior periods, budget and/or forecast. Resolves basic issues with ledger accounts and internal policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of system functionality to provide answers for financial requests.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of financial management expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in French and English.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume workflow.
  • For Cameroon nationals or individuals with due authorization to work in Cameroon only.

Intéressé(e)  par cette offre ? Prière de postuler directement dans notre site web : ou à l’adresse suivante : au plus tard le 31 Mars 2020.

La référence de votre dossier de candidature portera la mention : ACC_06032020

Contrat :CDI
Disponibilité :Immédiate
Lieu de travail :Bafoussam – Cameroun
Expérience demandée :48 mois

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