Junior Accountant

Posted 7 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Accountancy

MSELECT is looking to hire a Junior Accountant for an international development organisation to be based in Erbil, Iraq.


  • Dealing with all questions arising in this area
  • Identifying relevant problems and issues and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change
  • Managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information
  • Proper taking over of all relevant documents likewise vouchers for booking
  • Quality check / audit of documents
  • Preparing the error sheets based on the quality check
  • Booking all relevant transactions using the GIZ internal software
  • Completing of booking reports within deadline
  • Proper communication with clients
  • Involved in drawing up the monthly and annual internal controlling schedule and reports
  • Maintains an inventory for the office
  • Bills/processes overtime applications from office and project/programme staff
  • Processes settlement of applications for the reimbursement of travel expenses
  • Draws up and updates the fee schedule for (national) individual appraisers
  • Replaces finance officer for cash and bank transfers, if necessary
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management


  • University degree in finance or accounting
  • High standard of spoken and written English, Arabic and Kurdish is a must.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Very good understanding for accounting software
  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country, ideally a knowledge of German
  • Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.



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