Deadline: 20 November, 2021

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is seeking to fill the role of Administrative and Finance Officer.

AfDB’s mission is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs).

Responsibilities

  • Prepare the administrative and capital budgets in compliance with the schedule set by the budget department at the headquarters
  • Monitor expenditures in accordance with the bank’s internal control rules and procedures and prepare periodic reports and, where appropriate, propose revisions
  • Implement financial management and reporting procedures and controls to improve service, identify savings and promote the efficient use of resources
  • Review monthly financial reports and periodically prepare reports, statements and schedules
  • Maintain personnel records, including benefits, in accordance with the bank’s human resources policies and instructions
  • Supervise the procurement of goods and services and management of property and equipment in accordance with the bank’s rules and procedures
  • Prepare and monitor service providers’ contracts
  • Institute sound stock keeping for office supplies and maintain inventory records and a fixed asset register of bank property and equipment
  • Control the processing of mission expenditure advances and balances
  • Prepare and follow up the processing by government of requests for tax exemptions, long-stay visas, diplomatic and international organisation cards and registration of the bank’s vehicles and staff members
  • Handle and follow up the processing of visa applications for official missions and all other bank official documents
  • Submit reports on personnel management
  • Manage office staff benefits in accordance with the human resources policy and instructions in force, and assist the country manager with consultant recruitment and staffing issues
  • Oversee the staff members responsible for airport arrival and departure formalities for executive directors and governors, and all other personalities invited by the country office

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Administration
  • Membership of an internationally recognised professional accounting body and degree in Human Resources Management will be a plus
  • Four years, minimum, of relevant experience, including three years in an accounting firm or business organisations
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multicultural environment
  • Knowledge and experience in administration, financial accounting and the full range of support services, with a high level of consistent performance
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency in the use of all relevant software and ability to assist in organising data and information retrieval systems
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication in English or French

To apply and for more information, click here.

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