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Bookkeeper

Posted 23 days ago by Chemonics International Inc.
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Sector NGO
Chemonics International seeks applications from qualified candidates for the position of Bookkeeper to be based in Baghdad, Iraq. The Bookkeeper will support financial operations, in coordination with the finance specialists and finance manager. They will be responsible for ensuring project financial policies are carried out in the office and will enter all local transactions into ABACUS, the project financial management system. 
 
Responsibilities include:
  • 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. 
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by supervisor. 
 
Qualifications:
  • 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 work independently with minimal supervision, prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and exercise good, professional judgment that reflects positively on the image and communicates the established program message of the project. 
  • 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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