Finance Assistant (Consultant)

Posted about 1 year ago by Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid
Location Basrah Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Finance, NGO
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Finance assistant will be responsible for the monthly financial transactions, safe management, and insuring the accuracy of the contracts. The junior finance assistant will be under the supervision of the Project Coordinator in Erbil office, and should be able to perform other duties as needed by the direct supervisor. 
  • Compile monthly financial transactions and keep relevant records for each transaction in the financial system.
  • Makes computations for balancing and maintaining ledgers, completing reports, and providing information upon request for specific purposes; balances and reconciles monies received.
  • Responsible for cash management of the main safe.
  • Receive cash amounts from Qandil interdependent agent.
  • Checks documents related to contracts payments for accuracy of name, amounts, and date, pay cash amounts and keep records of all installments.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of other field offices accountants who perform accounting and bookkeeping tasks.
  • Perform other duties may be required by the supervisor.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in finance or accounting;
  • One year previous NGO or humanitarian experience is an advantage.
  • Fluent in Arabic and good English report writing skills required;
  • Honest, hardworking and independent
  • Good communication skills. Polite and respectful
  • Familiar with using Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel and Word).
  • Willing and able to travel across Basra governorate independently.
  • Able to represent QANDIL and the humanitarian principles it stands for.

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Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid


QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious Swedish humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. Initially focusing on raising awa...

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