Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Assistant Accountants at the Niger River Basin Authority (NBA)

Niger River Basin Authority - In the 1960s, the independent countries of the Niger Basin decided to coordinate their efforts in order to exploit the natural resources of the basin, among which water is the first. The Niamey Act related to Navigation and economic Cooperation between the countries of the Niger Basin was signed on October 26, 1963 and was replaced by Niamey Agreement related to the River Niger Commission and to Navigation and transportation on the Niger River which was signed on November 25, 1964. The Commission of the Niger River was renamed the Niger Basin Authority on November 21, 1980.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Niamey, Niger

Job Description
Under the responsibility and supervision of the WRDPSEM ana NRBMP Regional Accountant, you will bring the necessary support in terms of accounting and financial management of the projects. So you will mainly:
  • Perform entry of accounting documents on TOMPRO Accounting and Financial Management software;
  • Perform administrative formalities for obtaining exemptions for goods and services through the projects Processes;
  • Make verification of accounting records form NFS;
  • Perform cash expenditure;
  • Setup funds applications renewal and the necessary documentation for advance account funding;
  • Keep goods and supply management sheets;
  • Set up payment requests and follow up;
  • Keep updated accounting records, sheets and books;
  • Keep a detailed computerized accounting book;
  • Sort and file accounting documents;
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations.
  • You will, in addition, perform any other tasks required by the Regional Accountant in line with the WRDPSEM and NRBMP projects.
  • M / F, A-level G2 option graduate, you prove at least eight (8) years of experience in book keeping, including six (6) in accounting programmes/Projects financed by world bank, or with other donors.
  • You have good knowledge of computer and basic applications (Excel, Word, MS Outlook) as well as accounting applications software including TOMPRO.
  • Proven skills in oral and writing communications in French/English with practical skills in one language.
  • Organised, able to work in team and under pressure in a multicultural environment, with good concentration, organisation, analysis, synthesis anticipation and report writing abilities, you are discreet in carrying your tasks out.
Application Closing Date
28th January, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's  
Send detailed CV specifying the academic curriculum and professional experiences, a cover letter, the certified copies of diplomas, and a copy of the National Identity Card or Passport to:
Fadika Raynal & HR,
18 Bp 1107 Abidjan 18,
Near Treichville UHC - es Simo Building,
Cote D'Ivoire.

Vacancy is based at NBA's head office in Niamey/Republic of Niger. Candidates must be nationals of NBA Member States (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’lvoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria et Chad).