Posted 11 months ago by Chemonics International Inc.
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Operations , Finance, NGO
Chemonics Iraq seeks applications from qualified candidates for the Bookkeeper position for a USAID sponsored project. This position will be based in Baghdad. The Bookkeeper will support financial operations for Chemonics Iraq. S/he will be responsible for ensuring project financial policies are carried out and will enter all local transactions into ABACUS, the project financial management system.
  • Record expenditures in ABACUS, the project’s financial management system.
  • Prepare the cash/bank reconciliation at the end of each month to close the month’s books.
  • Track sub ledger balances, including receivable accounts for individual staff, such as
  • outstanding travel advances, vehicle mileage, and personal telephone use.
  • Prepare invoices for accounts receivables on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain proper financial data and financial files.
  • Assist the Finance Specialist with financial reporting, and analysis.
  • Process expense reports, complete bank reconciliations, and draft financial projections.
  • A Bachelor’s degree required in business management, accounting or a related field.
  • At least two years of relevant bookkeeping, financial management and/or accounting
  • experience in Iraq is preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and accounting practices is required, as well as general
  • accounting best practices in Iraq.
  • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, the
  • general public, and partner institutions including international and local NGOs, and
  • governmental entities.
  • Ability to effectively use computer software including financial management applications
  • and Microsoft Office. Demonstrated high proficiency with Excel spreadsheet applications is
  • required.
  • Fluency in written and oral Arabic and English is required; Written and oral fluency in
  • Kurdish, and other local languages is a plus, but not required.

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