Accountant (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting an Accountant (m/f), to be based in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. For our work in the Idai/Kenneth Humanitarian response we are looking for an Accountant
  • Contract Duration: Until 31/03/2020
  • To process transactions ensuring that invoices are thoroughly checked and supporting documents attached and cheques together with payment vouchers are raised and appropriately approved by Finance and Budget holder(s)
  • Maintain contact with the bank, partners and suppliers, regarding financial transactions, records cash movements and prepares bank reconciliations
  • Manage petty cash, recording all transactions, filing and reconciliations. Ensure that a complete and accurate record of all petty cash transactions is maintained at all times; that expenditure of petty cash is accurate; and that requests for replenishment are made in a timely manner, when required
  • To ensure proper paperwork and filing is done at all times
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports
  • Inform the Senior Accountant/Finance Manager of any major discrepancies or problems and assisting in resolving relevant issues/problems
  • We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant academic qualifications in Accounting, Financial Management, Commerce, Economics, or related field
  • One to two years’ experience in Accounting or Finance Management
  • Good knowledge and experience of core financial management activities, including accounts payable, cash management, according to Mozambique standards
  • Proficiency in numeracy skills and experience using a computerized financial management system and good computer skills (Excel especially and Word)
  • Pays attention to details
  • Ability to prioritise work issues to meet deadlines with minimal supervision, work under stress and adjust to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking skills with a proven proactive approach to identifying and resolving problems and suggesting improvements that continuously seek to provide a better service to Oxfam
  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal in Portuguese and English
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 30.09.2019
  • Expires 09.10.2019
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