Avis de recrutement
Job Code: 10194
Job Family: Finance
Job Sub-Family: Accounting/Controller
This career accountant maintains the organization’s general ledger with the assigned area of responsibility. She or he works closely
with internal clients across the organization to answer financial questions and provide advice on proper accounting. This incumbent is
a key contributor to the preparation of financial statements and develops new reports in response to ongoing business needs. As a
seasoned professional, the accountant uses advanced knowledge of GAAP, internal financial systems, and other accounting standards
to conduct accounting research and analysis, review and interpret historical transactional activity, and take a key role in month-end
and year-end close process, to include preparation or review of account reconciliations. At this career level, the incumbent is generally
competent in several finance specialties and may be called on to coach or oversee the work of junior accounting staff.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
-Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like
attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer;
-Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ’s mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of
children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect,
positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourage the involvement of others in helping children in need.
-Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur;
-Uses independent judgement to serve internal customers, answering financial reporting questions, explaining accounting principles,
advising on proper recording of transactions, and informing others of financial policies and procedures. Partners in problem-solving for
both procedural and technical issues;
-Serves as a subject matter expert on the organization’s financial general ledger system, including the chart of accounts, functional
allocation, fund balances, segments and other attributes of the system;
-Maintains monthly/annual financial close processes through preparation and/or review of key journal entries and account
reconciliations, analyzes financial activity for errors or misclassifications and corrects as needed. Also prepares and distributes
financial statement reports and provides additional information related to reports for appropriate actions and decision-making;
-Attends training and/or accesses other means to maintain a level of knowledge and/or credentialing sufficient to perform all the
requirements of this position;
-Makes use of appropriate opportunities to teach other team members and internal clients about accounting concepts and their
-May be called on to coach or oversee the work of junior accounting staff, as well as coordinate tasks, as needed, with other team
-Supervises the team that supports project accounting and financial decision-making, reviews forecast-to-complete and other project
progress projections, and consults with project leadership regarding regular project cost reports such as variance and cash flow.
-Apply Technical and Functional Expertise;
-Able to manage confidential information.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
Seven years of Professional experience working in accounting, finance, or a similar field.
DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATIONS
Application Letter (letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner), Police record, Resume/CV, Recommendation from
the Spiritual Leader, Simple copy of bachelor’s degree diploma or certificate or any relevant documents.
Every candidate interested in this position is requested to fill the online form by using the this link https://forms.
gle/qUcfLkpnW3QysLY68 then to send his application composed of the above listed documents to the following address: 05 BP 387
Lomé – Togo before 27th August 2019 at 12h00 pm.
NB: Any of the above listed documents missing will lead to the application rejection
Work Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment
Physical Demands: Sitting, Standing and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day
Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule
Other: May work any area in the country