Deadline: 26 October 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant at in Cotonou, Benin.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Finance Associate will perform the following functions:
- Assist in providing the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
- Monitor monthly expenditure forecasts and provide expenditure reports in order to facilitate informed decision-making.
- Monitor the sub-imprest bank and petty cash accounts regularly, to ensure that adequate funds are available and appropriately disbursed.
- Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables and observe appropriate procurement procedures, to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner and in conformance with WFP finance rules and regulations.
- Assist in compiling information from various sources in order to prepare reports relating to budgets, accounting, finance and statistics.
- Retrieve, format and validate information obtained from various financial information systems and bring any discrepancy or inaccuracy to the attention of the supervisor and follow up corrective actions.
- Maintain the web-based register for all invoices and payment transfers and record paperwork, to ensure that all documents are maintained and filed in compliance with WFP standards and guidelines.
Applicant must have:
- Post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
- BAC +2 in General Accounting is the minimum requirement.
- 5 or more year’s progressively responsible support work experience, including at least 3 year’s in finance or other related field.
- Fluency in both oral and written communication in French and intermediate knowledge (level B) in english language.
- Nationality of Benin.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.