Consultant [French speaker] #374

Consultant [French speaker] #374

€400-450/day

Republic of Congo, Africa

15 days

Our partner is an established credit union, offering credit and savings products to individuals as well as small enterprises in the Republic of Congo. They are seeking a consultant to undertake a review of their accounting processes, with the aim of strengthening financial controls.

Despite having a dedicated financial control department, the union is encountering difficulties in closing their month-end and year-end closings due to errors specific to inter-fund transactions.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake a review of the issues encountered during the closings, and identify areas in need of addressing/strengthening.
  • Undertaking a review of broader accounting procedures, with the aim of making recommendations to strengthen financial controls.
  • Coaching staff as required

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant with at least 8 years’ of experience working in financial departments of financial institutions and/or financial consulting; for both an understanding of accountability within financial institutions is essential, and experience of working in cooperative banks will be desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience of reviewing & strengthening accounting processes & financial controls.
  • Experience of working within Sub-Saharan Africa is desirable
  • Fluent in French

They anticipate 15 days of work, with 5 days required for planning, reporting writing and debriefing (this can be done remotely), and 10 days in the Republic of Congo to undertake the reviews. They are offering a day rate of €400-450, depending on experience. They will also cover the cost of travel & accommodation in the Republic of Congo.

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