RECRUTEMENT D'UN COMPTABLE
British Embassy Kinshasa
JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTANT
DEPARTMENT: FCO DRC
CONTRACT: 2 YEARS
The British Embassy Kinshasa is looking for an Accountant to support the Corporate Services Team. This role is key in ensuring the smooth running of the Embassy.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The British Embassy Kinshasa requires the Accountant to take on a variety of finance tasks:
Account Payable: entering and maintaining internal Suppliers sites and invoices. Also making payment according to the FCO guidance and procurement procedures.
Account receivable: Receiving funds into the Embassy Accounts according to the FCO guidance and procedures.
Cash Management: monitoring of the post official Cash boxes, Unbanked Receipts and Bank accounts. Performing inter-bank transfers and reconciliations.
Maintenance of the Local Budget records
Preparing and monitoring an accurate Funding Profile for the Financial Year
Perform the End of months tasks according to the FCO guidance
Maintenance of the balance sheets and Subordinate Post accounts
Running reports and Providing Management Information to the Senior Managers
Calculation and payment of Local Staff salaries and pension contribution
Carry out account reconciliation with Suppliers and answering financial queries
FCO core competences for this grade are:
Managing Self, Others & Resources
Working with Others
Learning & Development
The successful candidate will possess strong skills such as:
Experience in Accounting and Resource Management
Language skills: to be able to communicate fluently (oral and written expressions) both in English and French
IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook). Knowledge of accounting software would be an asset.
Learning skills: to be able to quickly learn and apply the Embassy procurement and accounting systems
Organisational skills (time management)
Work in a multicultural environment
Other qualities expected: Flexibility and reliability. The successful candidate must be trustworthy, able to maintain confidentiality and to comply with guidance.
This post offers a good salary and benefits package starting at $899/month plus transport, child, housing, medical allowances depending on circumstances.
If you wish to apply for this post, please send a detailed Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter with specific examples, in English and by e-mail to Jose Molenge (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All applications must be received by Tuesday 02 April 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.