AFD Finance Coordinator – Cameroon

AFD Finance Coordinator – Cameroon


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Undertaking Aims

This publish performs less than the 36-thirty day period AFD-funded grant titled Feminist Solidarity Fund for Girls’ Instruction (FSF). By means of this task, FSF Consortium will assistance a vary of feminist CSOs and WROs doing the job in our 7 concentrate on international locations and/or at a regional degree to speed up gender equality in and through training. These include things like:

  • CSOs offering direct assist to women and their families to get rid of person-, family- and local community-stage barriers to instruction.
  • CSOs operating instantly with schools and other sub-national institutions to enhance the high-quality of help for adolescent girls in faculty as nicely as accessibility to training for out-of-college ladies.
  • And, CSOs conducting exploration and/or advocacy to advance the legal rights of girls, like accessibility to instruction

The Goal of the Job

  • To provide large-high quality aid to Task Management Group, and Partners, on economical management for the FSF project
  • To direct on a assortment of fiscal processes on the assigned project, from money setting up, budgeting, reporting, effectiveness monitoring and money risk administration, invoicing/transfers processes
  • To oversee the money accounting, supplier payments, associates payment and grant/agreement accounting on the precise assigned tasks.

Scope and Authority


  • This place has authority to oversee finance administration aspects of the project and advise the Deputy Director, FSF appropriately.

Responsibility for Means:

  • This position is not a spending budget holder but is essential to handle and oversee job budgets
  • Liable for quality assuring accuracy of donor finances and economic studies
  • Dependable for the invoicing/fund transfers course of action.

Key Performing Relationships

  • Has frequent speak to with the Undertaking Administration Workforce with regards to the economical management of the task
  • Has standard get hold of with VPRU and Instruction Staff with regards to monetary administration of the challenge
  • Has exterior get in touch with with Consortium Companions with regards to technical and finance/deal management


Budgets Management (20{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • Prepare and review the Task Budgets to make sure facts is total and taken care of on a well timed basis
  • In collaboration with the Venture Administration Crew, make certain that all donor-similar economic information is disseminated to Undertaking, Finance and Logistics staff members as effectively as Partners to empower them to abide by donor principles and polices.

Running AFD agreement (20{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • Perform with the project team to build applications to carry out seem money management of the FSF task (e.g. cash movement management equipment, bill trackers)

Internal and Exterior Reporting (20{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • Put together Price range Vs . Genuine reports on a month-to-month foundation and assure that the FSF Deputy Director has a very good comprehension of the expending development and any other matters arising from the report
  • Get ready quarterly money reviews as per AFD specifications, guaranteeing they are comprehensive, accurate and created on a timely method to make sure sufficient review, acceptance and submission
  • Coordinate and evaluation Companion economic stories
    • Setting up fiscal templates for Partners to report on
    • Control and watch expenses as opposed to venture finances, highlighting variances and useful resource allocation requires to Deputy Director and Grants and Partnerships Manager.
    • Assessment quarterly economical reports generated by Partners guaranteeing they are full, correct and created on a well timed way for consolidation and submission
  • Make certain monetary reviews are produced in compliance with AFD’s exchange charge procedures, including retaining keep track of of expenditure in the a variety of currencies and pinpointing the amount at which they will need to be converted into Euros.

Overall performance Monitoring and Economic Management (20{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • In coordination with Task Administration Group and Partners, prepare and consolidate month-to-month invoices and expenses forecasts
  • Get ready money movement forecasts, consolidated with Companions
  • Analyze variances of the forecast and real expending and submit adjustments as demanded.

Invoicing/Fund Transfer Process Monitoring (10{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • Put together invoices to be issued to AFD and observe the payment method
  • Check out the invoices received by Partners and check the payment approach
  • Post payment requests to finance and general monetary oversight
  • Consolidate payment breakdown by Partner according to past quarter used, equilibrium and forecasts
  • Procedure fund transfers to Partners.

Aid to Task Administration Staff, Region Offices and Partners (10{ac23b82de22bd478cde2a3afa9e55fd5f696f5668b46466ac4c8be2ee1b69550})

  • Any other additional jobs to aid the Undertaking and Associates.



Capabilities, Information and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Diploma in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, or Company experiments
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting application, if possible Sunshine Program
  • Outstanding proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Information of AFD and/or other European donor procedures and polices
  • Superior interaction competencies
  • Skill to create very good working associations with Undertaking Management Staff and Partners, at distinctive concentrations ,capabilities and in distinct locations
  • Capacity to operate with constrained supervision, be adaptable and snug in a multi-cultural do the job force.
  • Fluency in both of those English and French is required


  • A least of 3-6 years’ of progressive management knowledge in furnishing finance assistance and oversight to enhancement, humanitarian or study tasks or programmes
  • Substantial expertise in a Finance section
  • Good working experience of working within just an International Donor-funded Corporation
  • Fantastic experience of handling large(multi-million) pound budgets or contracts


  • Knowledge of undertaking economic close-out processes

How to apply