Accounting Assistant

Job Details

As part of the strengthening of its workforce, the Medical Research Center of Lambaréné (CERMEL) is recruiting an accounting assistant. The details of the position are as follows :

Location of the post


Length of the position

One-year renewable including three months of practical training.


  • Classification and storage of accounting documents
  • Holding of the out-of-pocket fund
  • Preparation of bank reconciliation statements
  • Inventory management
  • Fixed asset management
  • Accounting entries in the management software
  • Relationship management - suppliers (Quotation request, purchase order creation, receipt of orders, recovery of invoices from suppliers, follow up of invoices, preparation of documents for the payment of suppliers, etc.);
  • Monitoring of various accounts receivable
  • Participation in payroll preparation;
  • Participation in the preparation of tax and social statements;
  • Participation in the preparation of project financial reports;
  • Participation in the preparation of the financial statements of the center;
  • Participation in the preparation of project and center audits;
  • Any other accounting / financial activity entrusted to him by the hierarchy.

Job Profile

The candidate must meet at least the qualifications defined below:

  • Hold a University degree in Financial Management and accountant or any other equivalent degree;
  • Have a good command of the revised OHADA accounting system;
  • Have good practice in project accounting;
  • Have knowledge of funding mechanisms for research projects;
  • Have the ability to work in a team and in an intercultural environment;
  • Good drafting ability;
  • Respect of the hierarchy;
  • To master French and to have a good understanding of English.

The candidate must produce at least two (2) references that can show his academic or professional skills to organize and do his job well :


The remuneration is negotiable on the basis of the qualifications of the candidate.

Application form

The application must contain the following documents:

  • Letter of application and / or cover letter
  • Recent curriculum vitae (with the name of 2 references),
  • Cover letter
  • Copies of diplomas
  • Copy of the identity document

The entire application must be sent by email in a single file no later than 24 May 2019 at 23:59 minutes (Gabon time) at espace-emploi[AT] with the following addresses in copy:
applications received after the deadline indicated above will not be considered.