Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 21, 2024
  • Expiration date
    March 28, 2024
  • Experience
    3 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
  • Organization
  • Required Languages

Job Description



Work Location : Sierra Leone – Freetown Type of Post : 
Other Possible Location :  Funding : 
Expected Travel :  Type of Contract : Local
Language Requirement : English Application Deadline : 
Employee Duration : Full-Time







CARE seeks a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security. CARE places a particular emphasis on women and girls, their dignity, and empowerment to lead their communities out of poverty. In 2020, CARE worked in 104 countries, reaching 90 million people through more than 1,300 programs, with an annual budget of $650 million. Every single one of those 90 million people has a story of resilience, community, strength, and hope—all things that bind us together, across every corner of the globe.

In Sierra Leone, CARE staff and partners work tirelessly to save lives and address the root causes of poverty and social injustice through advocacy, partnerships, system strengthening, and programming in impact areas of Gender Equality, Empowering Women and Girls, Humanitarian Assistance, Rights to Food, Nutrition, and Water, Right to Health, Women’s Economic Justice and Climate Justice.


CARE Sierra Leone is seeking a talented visionary to assume the role of a Senior Accounting Analyst for its country office. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this role will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks that help to make sure the organization’s Account stay on track. These include day to day accounting activities, forecasting, and modelling in addition to reporting duties which can involve anything from preparing reports all the way up to assisting with close processes like selloffs or mergers.

  • Day-to-Day Duties: Analyze current and past financial data and performance, and prepare reports and projections based on analysis.
  • Daily account record keeping is a finance department function that entails reconciling the organization’s financial records.
  • Compliance agreement with CARE standard: abide by CARE’s policy and regulations such as checklists to track compliance. Complying with CARE’s policy of safeguarding principles on protection against sexual harassment exploitation and abuse (PHSEA) at all levels.

These keys responsibilities are detailed as following:

  • Review the Co Payment documents.
  •   Review and track Tax payment of the Country Office
  •  Perform Monthly bank reconciliation.
  •  Review monthly payroll accuracy and submit to Shared Service Center for recording.
  •   Track Country office pending Advances.
  •   Perform Country office monthly Bank reconciliation.
  •  Participate to CARE Audit



  • Possess experience and education in Project You must have a bachelor’s degree in financial service, Business admin, or other related discipline experience. A master’s in finance will be a plus and bringing with you at least 3 years of experience as a Finance Analyst or similar experiences and a thorough knowledge of finance practices.
  • Have communication and reporting skills needed to deliver and conduct both oral and written training sessions for small, medium, and large-sized groups. Be able to tell the story and know when it’s applicable to convert data to conversation.
  • Be a problem solver and critical thinker. You must be able to clearly identify and define the different levels of problem-solving and resolution. Think holistically with a vision and use your analytics and reporting skills,
  • Be a leader with influence. Demonstrated leadership, coaching, and negotiation skills with internal and external partners with the ability to be a team player.
  • Know your systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word and good skills at using M&E Tools and software applications (PeopleSoft experience will be preferred).


  • Integrity and Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Respect

*** We will be reviewing resumes for these roles on a continuous basis until the position is filled. If you are selected as a candidate, a member of our team will reach out to you to start the recruitment process. Thank you for your interest in CARE Sierra Leone. ***


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Starting salaries are based on internal equity, candidate experience, and the cost of labor where the job is based. Salaries listed only apply to jobs based in the US.