Finance Manager, Douala, Yara International

Finance Manager, Douala, Yara International

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

About The Unit

Yara is the world’s leading mineral fertilizer company with a truly global presence and with leading position in ammonia, nitrates, NPK and specialty fertilizers. Yara Cameroon was established in 1995 to strengthen the quality and depth input supply and related service along agricultural value chain to increase the productivity of Cameroonians farmers.

Yara Cameroon is looking for a Finance Manager to join its dynamic team. The position will be based in Douala and will report directly to the Regional CFO.


Overseeing all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate OHADA Accounting & IFRS standard as well as other regulatory requirements.

Implementing proper mapping of the OHADA chart of accounts to IFRS for reporting purposes.

Preparing the monthly financial statements to be presented to the Yara group, including statements of profit or loss, statement of financial position, capital spending summaries, tax provision summaries, cash flow statement and long-term debt schedules.

Working with other staffs/accountants to ensure that reporting deadlines are met on a monthly basis.

Preparing draft IFRS consolidated statements with accompanying notes as template for the auditors and other stakeholders.

Maintaining responsibility for any month-end or year-end adjustment entries required to close off ledgers

Business analysis and business cases preparation

Maintaining and updating the accounting manuals and be involved in staff trainings

Working closely with the executive leaders in the field to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures

Acting as liaison with the group finance department

Preparing complete internal package towards the year-end audit.

Work closely with external tax consultants to enforce tax planning and efficiency

Manage tax audits

Other adhoc tasks as and when directed by management


Qualified Accountant – ACCA/CPA/CMA or MBA in Finance

Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in accounting with focus on reporting in an IFRS environment.

Must have at least 5 years as a Finance manager with direct reports in a multinational company.

Additional Information

Must master IFRS and OHADA standard

Advanced excel skills, analytical thinking and problem solving.

Good knowledge in SunSystems will be added advantage

Excellent communication skills and high command in English and French

Proactive in taking initiative in the finance and the entire business

Apply no later than

25th August 2022

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