Finance & Accounts Assistant – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

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Position Details

Job title: Finance & Accounts Assistant

Location:                                Ebolowa, Cameroon

Number of Positions: 1

Primary Manager: Finance & Accounts Officer                            

Applications Deadline: 03.04.2023     


The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 19 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.   For more information, please visit our page: .

EGPAF works in partnership with the Ministry of Health NACC and the Regional and District Health Teams to support HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment, and health systems strengthening services. EGPAF is mainly funded by PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary

To support the Finance and Accounting Officer in ensuring that financial and accounting

operations of the EGPAF Field Office are in strict compliance with EGPAF policies and procedures and specific donor rules and regulations. Also, strive to ensure efficient and accountable use of donor funds

Key Responsibilities

  1. Accounts Payable

Assist        in the timely processing of staff advances for travel and activities

Assist        in the timely processing of activities participants’ mobile payments

Assist        in processing supplier invoices within agreed timelines

  • Keep track of vendor invoices and report on same.
  • Assist in timely processing and payment of stakeholder due and update trackers as necessary.

  1. Accounts Receivable

Assists        in the collection and review of Field Expense Reports, ensuring the validity and accuracy of all submitted expenses

Assists        in the accurate posting of the advances liquidating expenses to QuickBooks

  1. Cash/Bank Management

Conduct        surprise cash counts

  • Ensure timely banking of any unspent amounts refunded by staff as well as any checks written in favor of the foundation for various transactions.

  1. Statutory Requirements

Ensure        all statutory remittances are paid on time, and that accurate amounts are paid

  • Maintain and update statutory remittances file, conducting period audits of the files to ensure the ability to satisfy any statutory scrutiny

  1. Monthly Reporting activities

Timely        posting of all transactions as well as ensuring consistency, accuracy, and completeness of such transactions.

Ensure        field offices meet all reporting deadlines for Quick Books end of the month Reports

  1. Other Responsibilities

Scan        and upload accounting vouchers to OneDrive, and archive same in the archives.

Support        the Audit/Compliance Review Exercises

Any        other work-related duties as may be assigned

Required skills and experience:

Minimum        Bachelor ‘s Degree  in accounting, or ACCA IV, CPA IV, or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills

        Well-developed interpersonal skills

Working        knowledge of English and French

Strong        work ethic and ability and willingness to work long hours

Able        to work in team settings and willing to learn

  • Cross-cultural competence as demonstrated by confidence and ability to make relevant presentations to diverse audiences

Minimum        of 2 years, with 1 year of experience working in a similar organization

IT        Savvy, including accounting software. QuickBooks knowledge will be an added advantage.

Willingness        to travel


Problem-Solving – Problem-solving is a person’s ability to use critical thinking to identify and analyze problems, weigh the relevance and accuracy of the information, generate and evaluate alternative solutions, and make recommendations.

Flexibility – Flexibility is a person’s ability to be open to change and new information and rapidly adapt to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.

Qualified candidates must submit a CV and cover letter latest on March 04, 202 3

The screening of applications will be done on an ongoing basis. Please note that only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

This position is subject to donor funding.


The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) offers equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to the requirements of federal laws, EGPAF complies with applicable national and local laws relating to non-discrimination in employment, in all places where the Foundation has facilities.

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