JOB OPPORTUNITY (Finance Assistant)


Local Youth Corner Cameroon (LOYOC) is a national, non-governmental, non-profit making and youth-led organization working with young people to build peace and prevent youth radicalization and violent extremism. LOYOC seeks to build peace and prevent youth radicalism and violent extremism through training, peer to peer education, sports, policy recommendations and research, etc., and create an enabling environment for young people to exercise their full potentials. Created in 2002, the organization currently has three operational offices with headquarters in Yaoundé.

With the need to recruit visionary and passionate young peacebuilders to push the vision of the organization and with LOYOC being an equal opportunity employer, we are currently looking for a young person with passion for peacebuilding and development and with competencies in Finance Administration and Management, and who are based in YAOUNDE.

1. FINANCE ASSOCIATE (1 position)

Reports to: The Finance and Operations Coordinator
Type: Full Time
Location: YAOUNDÉ

Job Summary

The Finance Associate will principally be assisting with invoices and budget preparations, and updating internal systems with financial data. He/she will also be charged with creating and updating spreadsheets of daily transactions, managing accounts receivable and payable, reviewing and processing reimbursements, as well as managing petit cash and keeping records.

Primary responsibilities

 Maintenance of accounts; both receipts and payments and to see that all relevant administrative and financial records are maintained properly.·
 Analyze finances and develop budgets that will keep the organization’s costs down.·
 Exercise supervisory control over transactions and disbursements.·
 Conduct internal audit and assist in drafting financial reports.·
 Manage the preparation and publication of departmental and organization financial documents.·
 Collaborate with management on development and execution of funding strategies.·
 Examine financial and legal documents to verify accuracy and adherence to financial regulations and acceptable financial principles.·
 Keep accurate records for all daily transactions and manage the organization’s petit cash.·
 Prepare balance sheets and biweekly or monthly account reconciliations.·
 Record accounts payable and accounts receivable.·
 Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.·
 Ensure the petit cash record book is up to date.·
 Assist with budget preparation Review and implement financial policies·

Other Responsibilities

 Track and monitor resource needs and other material needs for carrying out financial and administration tasks.·
 Manages time-sheets for the Star project in collaboration with the administrative officer·
 Assist in logistics and other administrative tasks required.·

Job Specifications/Requirements

 Degree or Diploma in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration·
or any other related fields.
 Must be a youth between 18 and 32 years.·
 Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.·
 practical knowledge using financial and administration software.·
 Advanced skills in Microsoft package (especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).·
 Knowledge of financial regulations.·
 Knowledge of administrative duties (documentation, making calls, managing correspondences, printing, photocopying, etc.).·
 Excellent analytical and numerical skills.·
 Sharp time management skills.·
 Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.·
 Have strong communication skills, possess leadership skills, flexible, possess internet skills.·
 Must be fluent in English. Working knowledge of the French language is an advantage.·
 Ability to understand, communicate and manage complex cross-functional issues.·
 Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to communicate with individuals at all levels.·

Interested Applicants meeting the above requirements should submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae by email ONLY to:; addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Local Youth Corner Cameroon not later than March 3rd , 2021. Any application submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted…

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