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Finance Lead

Location(s): Dakar
Application Deadline: 7/31/18 at 11:59 pm EST.
About Dalberg

We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services. Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently, and work together to create impact at scale. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere - an African and American company as much as an Asian, Middle Eastern, and European one.

Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 23 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit www.dalberg.com.


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About You


The Finance Lead is an integral part of Dalberg’s operations team who support consultants and partners across the firm. The role's responsibilities include:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Post detailed entries to accounting records and prepare standard journal and ledger entries
  • Prepare and verify various standard accounting entries for financial data processing system; reconcile report discrepancies and problems
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Perform monthly close processes and periodic reporting
  • Responsible for the timely completion and submission of Project Information Sheets
  • Manage Petty Cash
  • Maintain and manage company assets as well as the asset register
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting
  • Assist with providing information for quarterly and annual audits
  • Review submitted expense reports for approval
  • Responsible for the timely filing of statutory returns and payments e.g. VRS, BRS, IPRES, CSS, TVA, IS, Patente, IRVM
  • Assist with preparing client invoices
  • Assist with reviewing and obtaining all Accounts Payables for timely payment
  • Provide Accounts Receivable collection support
  • Manage relationships with vendors and negotiate rates as necessary
  • Other special projects, as needed


  • Bachelor degree (Finance, Accounting, Commerce or related)
  • 2+ years of work experience in a similar role
  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and Saari
  • Experience in working with people from different cultures and different offices is desirable
  • Interest in international development
Join Our Team!

To Apply: Please submit your application at http://dalberg.com/join-our-team/current-openings. Your application should include a resume and a cover letter. Closing date July 31st, 2018


Dalberg is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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