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Administrative and Finance Officer – based in Côte d’Ivoire Vacancy

Category: 
Finance
City: 
Abidjan
Description: 

The Administrative and Finance Officer (AFO) will be part of the UTZ Côte d’Ivoire team and will be responsible for administrative systems and procedures related to accounting and finance for our legal entity in Côte d’Ivoire, ensuring the compliance with laws in force in Côte d'Ivoire as well as UTZ procedures. The AFO will report hierarchically to the UTZ Regional Representative West Africa based in Abidjan and functionally on finance and administration to the Regional Office Coordinator Africa based in Amsterdam. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Financial accounting and office administration
  • Take care of salary administration including tax and social insurance payments
  • Provide support to implement annual audit processes
  • Support to travel arrangements of the team, organization of workshops and trainings
  • Be the member support focal point for cocoa (and potentially coffee) for the Good Inside Portal
    (GIP)
  • Perform other related duties as required 

 

  • CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Educational level at least BAC+04 years in finance and accounting or management
  • At least 5 years in a position of responsibility in accounting and financial administration
  • Experience preferably in the field of sustainable development programs and/or in the NGO sector
  • Good knowledge on legislation regarding accounting and labor law
  • Computer skills including ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and
    Word-processing programs
  • Fluent in French, able to communicate in English (written, verbal)
  • All-round professionality, accurate, quality focused, organized and flexible.

Employment is based upon a 40 hours/week, a one year contract with an option to extend. UTZ provides a dynamic and international working environment with an entrepreneurial and innovative approach. UTZ is an equal opportunity employer. Starting date of the assignment is foreseen as soon as possible.

 

 

Please send your application (1-page letter and 2-page CV, including references) in English to Annelies Pijnenburg (application@duurzaamheidwerkt.nl) before 15 June 2017, mentioning 'Administrative and Finance Officer Côte d’Ivoire in the subject line. Interviews are foreseen end of June 2017.

If you have questions about this position please send them to siriki.diakite@utz.org with copy to application@duurzaamheidwerkt.nl. For more information about UTZ visit www.utz.org.

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