Job offer: I WATCH recruits an Accountant

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نشر في 16 , سبتمبر , 2016 على الساعة 3:21 م

Ref: 4/2016

Position: Accountant

Duration: 12 months (with the possibility of extension)

Social Security: CNSS

Place of Employment: Tunis

Date of announcement: 16-09-2016

About I WATCH Organization:  

I WATCH is a Tunisian watchdog organization working in the fields of anti-corruption and transparency. In addition to the previous areas of expertise, I WATCH is active in the fields of youth engaging and elections monitoring. I WATCH is the National Contact of Transparency International in Tunisia.

General functions

The Accountant is responsible for maintaining the budget, recording and reflecting fully, accurately, clearly and in a timely manner the funds that are allocated and the disbursements made to support projects implementation, in accordance with the approved documents. The Accountant will ensure the use of standard financial and accounting procedures.

The responsibilities and duties of the Accountant are as follows:

Account and Finance Management

  • Preparation of Financial Results and Coordination with Auditors;
  • Supervision of Accounts Receivable and Payable;
  • Keeping day to day accounts of I WATCH / cash balance;
  • Preparation of Budget and Forecast and variation analysis;
  • Agreement preparation and other legal-financial activities;
  • Follow up budget and financial aspect of all transactions and expenses made;
  • Check budget lines to ensure that all transactions are correctly booked to the correct budget lines;
  • Review all invoices, check and approve them;
  • Manage bills and financing requests and prepare payment orders;
  • Process payment of salaries, allowances, travel claims and other payments to I WATCH staff, vendors and other claimants;
  • Follow up I WATCH bank accounts and prepare bank reconciliation of different financing sources of the organization;
  • Establish a robust project accounting system, including reporting and filling systems, in accordance with the project documents;
  • Maintain an inventory file to support purchases of all equipment/assets.

Reporting & monitoring

  • Compile and submit quality financial reports and meet reporting requirements and deadlines:
  • Submit a weekly internal financial report to the Project Coordinators;
  • Submit a monthly internal financial report to the Board and the Executive Director / Senior Projects Manager;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual tax and CNSS declarations;
  • Monitor and evaluate financial and accounting activities of ongoing programs internally and externally;
  • In a spirit of flexibility and multitasking, you fulfill any other duties as requested by the Executive Director / Senior Projects Manager;
  • Follow up with and provide the external auditor with the necessary documentation;
  • Respond to the questions / inquiries of the external auditor.


  • University degree with knowledge in accounting, finance or a related field;
  • At least two years of experience in financial and accounting work, solid experience budgeting, planning and reporting on international funded projects;
  • Capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English;
  • Good knowledge of administrative and accounting regulation and procedures according to the Tunisian system;
  • Strong computer skills in common word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), and accounting software (SAGE30,100, ORACLE, CIEL…);

Please send

  • Your CV and Cover Letter to with “Accountant Ref4/2016” in the subject;
  • Salary proposal;
  • Deadline for applications: September 23, 2016

Only selected applicants will be notified.

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