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L’ONG Helein Keller recrute un Comptable

L’ONG Helein Keller recrute un Comptable

Position : Africa Regional Field Accountant

Local position : Dakar Senegal – lntetested candidates must have the right to work in Senegal

Closing Date : July 31st, 2016

Established in 1915 with Helen Keller as a founding trustee, Helen Keller International (HKI) headquartered in New York City, works in 22 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States. Its mission is to save the sight and the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvan­taged. The organization combats the causes and con­sequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Each year, our programs directly benefit millions of people. Children are a primary con­cern. HKI programs work across three pillars of eye- health, nutrition and neglected tropical diseases. HKI has a worldwide annual budget of $83 million. The Africa Region is recruiting an Africa Regional Field Ac­countant to be based in the Regional Office in Dakar.

Under the supervision of the Africa Regional Finance Manager (ARFM) this position provides support to five or more HKI country offices, including thorough review of month end financial reporting before submission to the organization’s Headquarters in the USA or donor fi­nancial reports poor to submission to the donor. S/He will collect, review and analyze information from the as­signed country offices, recommend strategies to the ARFM for improving country office financial reporting and operations; serve as point of contact to countries on HKI financial policies and procedures and participate in country office training sessions for country office staff. S/He must be able to work to tight deadlines, pro­vide timely, comprehensive feedback to country offices and have a thorough grasp of work at a country office level to be able to provide training and support as needed.

Detail Responsibilities can be obtained upon request


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting;
  • At least 4 years of related work experience in a non­governmental organization environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written English and French re­quired;
  • Experience with USAID and-other donor rules and regulations preferred;
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks, Financial Edge (Black- baud) or comparable accounting software or ERP sys­tem required;
  • Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office appli­cations required;
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; must be ex­tremely detail oriented;
  • Strong problem solving capabilities;
  • Excellent communication skills;

Interested persons should submit: (1) cover letter (2) current curriculum vitae in English to the following email address The closing date for applications is July 31st, 2016. Please note « HKI FA/Dakar » in the subject line. All cor­respondence should Include physical and e-mail ad­dresses as well as contact telephone numbers). Only E mail applications will be accepted and only short listed candidates will be notified. Please be aware that this is not an international position but local and candidates need to have the right to work in Senegal

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