|Published||April 26, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
The Accounting Controller is responsible for the integration, revision, correction, consolidation and validation of the accounts. He or she is responsible for ensuring that supporting documents are archived and accounting standards are met.
Mission 1 : Strategy and steering Produces, compiles and analyses accounting indicators and creates additional indicators, if required. Is in charge of the assessment, mitigation and treatment of accounting risks. Reports on incidents and their treatment to his or her line manager and functional managers.
Mission 2 : Standards and expertise Directs the deployment and monitors compliance with all of HI’s accounting policies, processes and tools within his or her scope of responsibility and, if necessary, develops specific accounting tools overseen by his or her line and functional management. Directs and controls HI's compliance with the legal framework of the country or countries of intervention and monitors changes in standards and case law and in the practices of other stakeholders working in the accounting field. Ensures the presentation of the accounts in accordance with the legislation in force in his or her geographical area. Ensures compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ensures the publication and updating of accounting documents in the dedicated workspaces. Oversees internal control in his or her area of responsibility, as well as any necessary corrective actions.
Mission 3 : Operational implementation
Responsibility 1 : Ensures accounts management
Is the focal person on accounting issues.
Ensures the accuracy and updating of accounts information and coordinates the process of reporting and compiling accounts information in accordance with the financial calendar.
Directs the development of all accounting processes under his or her responsibility, ensuring their compliance with the accounting reference framework (procedures, tools) and their incorporation into of the accounting Information System (IS).
Consolidates, checks and validates all entries and documents for the closing of accounts (monthly and annual), in particular bank reconciliations, justifications of payable and receivable accounts and the monitoring of fixed assets.
Ensures that applications for Value Added Tax (VAT) exemptions are filed and checks the declarations submitted to the authorities.
Represents HI externally with the Statutory Auditors and/or authorities in charge of accounting and tax matters.
Ensures implementation of and compliance with procedure for archiving supporting documents, in particular by ensuring the quality of paper and digital supporting documents, and sends supporting documents (paper and digital format) to their final storage locations.
Provides the supporting documents asked for by internal or external auditors.
Responsibility 2 : Participating in the recruitment of accountants
Contributes towards the drafting of accountants’ job descriptions.
Participates in recruitment interviews to validate the selected candidate’s technical skills and, if necessary, prepares and corrects technical recruitment tests.
Mission 4 : Profession facilitation
Puts in place and monitors the elements of his or her profession that fall within his or her area of responsibility: dissemination, use and contribution to revisions of standards, monitoring of recommendations for the skills development of the teams, etc.
Coordinates profession facilitation in his or her area of responsibility, fosters a team spirit and ensures the inclusion of all team members by encouraging regular contributions, especially through practice-sharing.
Develops a pool of local talent.
Mission 5 : Emergency preparedness and response
Leads the emergency preparedness actions in his/her department and, in case of emergency, reorganizes the priorities of his/her team according to the humanitarian imperative, in order to ensure HI’s quick and efficient response.
Professional skills – Finance
Financial and budget management
Financial management of institutional funding
Other professional skills :
Facilitation and/or design of training and skills development
Other professional skills :
Other professional skills – Information System Management
Information security management
Use of the Information System
Other professional skills – Emergency
Humanitarian monitoring and emergency preparedness
Other professional skills – Project management
Planning, monitoring & coordination
Office and collaborative tools
Collaborate in a global organization
Language skills :
Excellent in English
Specific qualifications required
Experience: 2 years of experience working in the accounting field
How to apply
All Candidates must send their CV with mentioning the vacancy name in the subject bar