Chemonics International seeks applications from qualified candidates for the position of Bookkeeper for the Iraq Regional Program (IRP) based in Mosul, Iraq. IRP is a USAID project that aims to promote an inclusive and stable Iraq; assist persecuted, conflict-affected populations; and support stabilization and recovery efforts. The Bookkeeper will support financial operations within the office for IRP. S/he 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.
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.