Finance & Administrative Coordinator

at Wassu Gambia Kafo
Published March 22, 2022
Location Banjul, Gambia
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  


Wassu Gambia Kafo (WGK) is hiring a Gambian national Finance and Administrative Coordinator, to be responsible for the Finance Management and Accounting, and experience in reporting to international donors.


Job Summary


General accounting tasks


Responsible for maintaining proper books or records of accounts and other financial records, which present fairly the financial transactions and financial position of the WGK.


Bank reconciliation on a monthly basis


Ensure all financial documentation is accurate, up to date and properly filed.


Budget tasks


Responsible for ensuring the adherence and implementation of the Budget


Develop the annual Budget and quarterly forecasts


Forecast of expenditures and the financial situation on monthly basis


Monitoring Budget execution through variance analysis and corrective actions initiating.


Reporting to donor and Audit tasks


To prepare the accounting documentation for international donors’ reporting


To prepare trial balance and I&E for Audit purpose


To assist auditors during auditory periods, and guarantee positive financial Audit reports


Other responsibilities


Manage the Account Assistant and ensure a clear and efficient work plan


To write or draft contracts for staff and vendors.


To be the liaise financial officer and some management issues both internal and external


Responsible for all renewal of legal documents for the office.


Person Specifications


  • Must be Gambian national


. Must possess a minimum of ACCA level 2 with 5 years’ work experience in a similar set up.


  • Demonstrated NGO Finance Reporting to European public donors experience


  • Ability to work comfortably in a multicultural team, work under pressure, responsible, with initiative and to meet deadlines


  • Excellent written and spoken English, and knowledge of local languages.


  • Excellent skill in MS Office, proficiency in Excel.


  • Minimum of 30 years is required.


  • Demonstrated knowledge in QuickBooks® would be an asset


How to apply


Please send your CV and letter of intention by email.

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