World Vision International


Job Description

Location: Dakar

Type of Contract: Local Contract

Duration of contract: 6 month

Purpose of the position:

To support the Finance Manager in processing accounting transactions that include Settlement Advices, Disbursements, Banking and Employee Expense reports,

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Disbursements

  • Process disbursement request following established policies and procedures

  • Review back-ups attached to the payment requests for compliance to policy and completeness of documentation.

  • Ensure proper coding on all disbursement vouchers for correct accounts and transaction codes.

  1. Cash & Funds Management

  • Track daily bank balances and bring to the attention of Finance Manager if shortfall is anticipated

  • Analyze the cash status and make projections of expenditure for the following month and prepare the funding request

  1. Advances and Employee Expense Reports ( EERs)

  • Receive, review and process all Employee Expenses Reports and post into SUN System.

  • Process staff Business and Travel Advance and track settlement in accordance with WV policies.

  • Reconciliation of advance accounts and preparation of staff advance statements

  1. Banking

  • Receive and process cash/Cheque for deposit and prepare the vouchers for review by Finance manager in a timely manner

  • Prepare and action bank instructions (Bank Letters, Bank Drafts, Transfers, Introduction/removal of signatories)

  1. SA Processing

  • Prepare supporting documentation for outgoing SAs in a timely manner

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: Bachelors degree and experience in accounting.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and Sunsystems.

  • Experience: 2 years of experience in an Accounting.

  • Language skill: French and English required

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based.