CO Accounts Assistant

Plan International, Yaounde, Cameroon

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th September, 2015

Job Description

Dimensions of Role: under the direct supervision of the Country Acountant, the incumbent will among other tasks perform the following:

  • Process Payment Vouchers and Journal Vouchers through GL on time and in accordance with the Operations Manual.
  • Encod accrual accounting entries in accordance with the accrual accounting plan of action.
  • Coordinat the receipt of all fund requests from Program Units and from all department units and ensures accuracy of fund request received from various department units.
  • Maintain complete and accurate file of fund transfer transmittals and ensures that bank Balances will have sufficient balance to avoid no sufficient funds at any given point in time.
  • Record all documents from other departments in the appropriate ledger (LPO, payment requests, PO, POM, PCR…)
  • Record all documents sent out of Finance Department to the appropriate ledger for traceability
  • Liaise with other departments to prepare the monthly and the weekly cash forecast
  • File all Disbursement Vouchers/Journal Vouchers systematically no later than the     following month, with all supporting documents attached and duly stamped with PAID, date and check number indicated.
  • Safe-keep all unused checks and check stubs in the vault.
  • Process payment to staff and keep unused funds to the vault
  • Prepare the cash situation in a weekly basis and send to the Country Accountant for review
  • Prepare Year-End schedules and reports accurately and on time and provides assistance in the consolidation of PUs Budget during budget period.


  • Qualification and Experience
  • HND or BTS in accounting, finance, management, economics
  • At least 2 years’ experience preferably in an international development organization,,
  • Good experience and knowledge of internal financial controls and procedures
  • Good experience and knowledge of accounting and grant funds management regulations and procedure.
  • Accounting experience, in data entry
  • Knowledge of local finance system,
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet),
  • Be bilingual (English and French)


  • To apply for this job, kindly click on "Apply". Your application should include:
  • A covering letter
  • A comprehensive CV including details of two referees, one of whom should be your current of most recent supervisor

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