Accountant & Corporate Services Officer

Site British Embassy Dakar

The British Embassy Dakar hiring Accountant & Corporate Services Officer.

Salary: 809,760 paid 13 times per year plus XOF 20,800 Transport allowance paid 12 times per year

Main Purpose of Job

This is a critical role in a busy Embassy. The jobholder will be responsible for ensuring that Corporate Services delivers financial and resource management to a high standard. He/she will respond to the financial requests of all UK government departments using the Embassy platform with support from the Corporate Services Manager. He/she will ensure all processes are compliant with the financial benchmarks set by the UK government.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable and Accounting Information for Cash and Bank Transactions at Post 60%

  • Work with budget holders and staff to enhance compliance with the Global Transaction Processing Centre (GTPC) procedures including correctly accounting for spend and reducing the risk of fraud.
  • Manage all payments, reconciliation and maintenance of vouchers/receipts.
  • Monitor Post’s official bank account to ensure sufficient balances are maintained.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of the NPA (monthly accounting report).
  • Manage the relationship between the Embassy and the bank.

Procurement/Compliance 15%

  • Support teams to improve their financial and compliance scores (FPCI), by monitoring purchase orders and invoices for potential issues.
  • Monitor GPC transactions.
  • Administrative support for tendering exercises.

General Administration and HR 15%

  • Logistical support for recruitment e.g. post adverts locally, set up interview facilities.
  • Ensure all contributions are up to date at all times with IPRES and Caisse de Securite Sociale.
  • Collate payroll data for FCDO country based staff for submission to the pay and benefits team.
  • Review staff terms and conditions to ensure they are in line with local labour law.
  • Any other tasks from senior management.

Team Support 10%

  • COVID response officer

Resources Managed (Staff and Expenditure)

  • Corporate Services travel and entertainment budget / cash and other office assets – Telephones

Job requirements

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience of administrative work and office management.
  • Language: English and French
  • Strong organisational skills are essential for this role and the ability to multi-task and manage your time effectively in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience of managing resources is also key.

Closing date: 25 January 2022

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2 Commentaires sur “Accountant & Corporate Services Officer

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