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Cashier

Handicap International

Accounting

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Job Type

Full-time

Closing date:

16 December 2022

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About

Handicap International

Handicap International Federation “HI” (Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an International NGO that has been working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone and international and national partners in the country since 1996 supporting vulnerable groups and people with disabilities. Currently,

General mission

The Cashier is responsible for the regular bookkeeping of one or more cash boxes, keeping the advances ledger, checking supporting documents, preparing payments, and compliance with the organization’s standards and the country’s regulatory framework.

Requirements

  • Cash Flow Management
  • Accounts Management
  • Risk Management and Internal Controls

Information Security Management-

 

Expected Start Date: January 2023

Salary: As per the HI salary scale

Probation Period: 3 months

All interested candidates should send their CVs and cover letters only, with attachments bearing your full name; for example John Doe – CV (for your CV) and John Doe – Cover Letter (for your cover letter) including at least 2 professional references’ contacts (active email address and phone number), with the subject of the position applied for by email only to: recruitment@sierraleone.hi.org

About the Role

Mission 1 : Strategy and steering

∙ Monitors and reports to his or her line manager and functional manager on the cash-related risks of which he or she is aware and contributes towards their mitigation.

∙ Participates in the strengthening of partners’ skills in the cash-flow management field. Mission.

2 : Standards and expertise

∙ Deploys all of HI’s cash-flow management policies, processes and tools within his or her area of responsibility.

∙ Complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

∙ Contributes to internal control within his or her area of responsibility and implements the corrective actions identified. Mission.

3 : Operational implementation Responsibility

Makes payments and pays advances.

∙ Pays in and disburses money from the cash boxes for which he or she is responsible and records the movements in a cash ledger.

∙ Pays advances, record them in an advance ledger, and clears them.

∙ Regularly checks the cashbox balances against the cash ledger and the advances ledger.

∙Monitors the availability of cash in the cash boxes and alerts the Treasurer if there is a risk of shortage.

∙ Prepares Cheques and bank transfer orders, submits them to the bank signatories, and keeps a copy.

∙ Monitors the number of cheque books available and orders new ones as necessary.

∙ Adheres to security and safekeeping procedures and alerts his or her supervisor in the event of incident.

4: Ensures the quality and availability of supporting documents.

∙ Checks the admissibility of the supporting documents with regard to HI and country rules and transmits these supporting documents to the accountant for recording in the accounting Information   System (IS) and archiving.

5: Emergency preparedness and response

∙ Contributes to the program’s emergency preparedness actions and, during an emergency, adapts his/her work modality to contribute to HI’s effective humanitarian response.

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