Type of Contract: Local Contract
Duration of contract: 1 year
Purpose of the position:
To support the Finance Manager to produce accurate, timely financial reports for management decision making
Financial Reports Preparation
Prepare journal entries for review by finance manager
Review of Journal prepared by other accountants for accuracy, proper coding and advise on the necessary adjustments before posting into SUN Financial System
Estimate and making accruals for goods and services received but not paid for in the current month.
Preparation and Loading of monthly Financial Reports onto Financial Reports Database.
Preparation of Departmental Reports
Promote financial accountability and reporting
Preparing the General Ledger Reconciliation in liaison with the GC Accounting & SA team
Analysis of the Balance Sheet accounts to ensure that only supported balances are held
Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliations for all bank accounts to be reviewed by Finance manager.
International/National Staff payroll review and reconciled for; New recruitments, Increments, Promotions, and other payroll adjustments
Prepare quarterly benefits analysis to compare against approved limits.
Track the Home country International staff PAYE deductions and ensure that the tax is remitted to Senegal Tax office.
Prepare Monthly Journal Entries for the payroll and pass it over to the Finance Manager for review before posting to ledger in a timely manner
Work with the Finance Manager to clear SA’s outstanding items in the General Ledger
Review monthly PA reconciliation detailing unused PAs and recommend necessary actions.
Follow up with the SA recipient offices for approval of outgoing SA’s
Perform monthly account allocations and ledger revaluation in the SunSystems
Design adhoc reports in Vision Executive.
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:
Bachelor degree or Professional Qualification in Finance or Accountancy
Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar position
Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls
Knowledge of and experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements preferred
Must have good working knowledge of computerized accounting systems, especially Sun Systems & Vision. Must be computer literate in using Microsoft Office programs
Good oral/written and interpersonal skills.
Able to work on a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.
French and English skills required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based.