Finanace Assistant

Posted 8 months ago by GIZ
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Finance, Services
Under the supervision of the Snr Finance & Administration Manager, the Cashier/Finance Assistant will assist to ensure that financial management and accounting procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with GIZ rules and regulations.
The Cashier/Finance Assistant is responsible for the following: -
  • Assists to ensure that the financial administration at the office functions in accordance with GIZ standard procedures and regulations.
  • Dealing with questions arising in this area concerning finance-related issues.
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change.
The Cashier/Finance Assistant performs the following tasks: -
Cash management
  • Deals with cash payments and deposits, with an emphasis to organisational procedures and regulations, and ensures the GIZ cash management rules are followed.
  • Manages the cash boxes, oversees the booking of all financial transactions in the electronic cash and bankbooks, daily.
  • Identifies cash requirements, and processes cash withdrawals following an imprest system
  • Prepares payment vouchers and ensures all relevant supporting documents are attached.
  • Codes all expenditures following the standard GIZ chart of accounts, or coded budget and record to the electronic cash and bank books daily and ensures weekly review.
  • Compiles cash and bank reconciliations.
  • Follows GIZ financial procedures and timely sends all accounting documents to the Service Unit accountant.
  • Follows up financial indicators of the program.
  • Assists to monitor receivables and payables and compile resettlement vouchers
  • Ensures compliance and adherence with GAAPs, GIZ policies and standard accounting practices.
  • Keeps the office safe, safe keys, cash and other assets in a secure and protected place.

  • Assists to maintain an inventory of the program assets and consumables.
  • Assists to calculate fuel consumption checks of project vehicles.
General Services
  • Reports all problems with financial administration, procurement and compliance without delay.
  • Files vouchers and documents in accordance with GIZ rules and regulations.
  • Scans all vouchers on monthly basis, before submitting to the Service Unit.
  • Supports administrative and other staff to ensure cash related rules are
  • implemented.
Other duties/additional tasks
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or related subject
  • Outstanding communicator, both in English and Kurdish
  • Good organization skills
  • Previous cash management experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and E-mail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work in
  • teams with diversity of background, skills, multi-cultural and multi-lingual
  • environment.
  • Ability to be creative and strategic for effective planning, problem solving and
  • decision making

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