FEWS / USAID is seeking a Regional Field Accountant
Position : Regional Field Accountant
Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm, seeks a Regional Field Accountant for the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), the world’s premier provider of high quality food security analysis and early warning. The Regional Field Accountant (RFA) will establish and maintain uniformity and accuracy in field accounting procedures and ensure that all field accounting practices adhere to USAID and Chemonics regulations and policies. The RFA will advise field offices on financial compliance matters, review and analyze local account submission, and help projects devise approaches for asset and liability management. S/he will also travel to field offices to train appropriate field personnel in the use of accounting software and tracking mechanisms.
- A. or advanced degree in accounting or related field;
- 5+ years of accounting experience;
- prior knowledge of accounting systems (ABACUS, QuickBooks a plus);
Experience performing accounting audits or reviews;
- Fluency in both French and English required;
- Knowledge of USAID and its operations preferred.
The Regional Field Accountant will be based in the FEWS NET Senegal regional office in Dakar and is open to all qualified Senegalese citizens. The RFA will be required to travel extensively within West Africa. Please review additional details on this position at www.fews.net/vacancies.
Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to :
FEWSNETSenegalRFA@gmail.com by May 2, 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted