Finance Control Officer

Posted 7 months ago by Discovery Research and Management Team
Location Erbil Job Type Temporary
Salary 1000-2000 Sector Finance
Financial Control Officer
Discovery is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Finance Control Officer ready for a new challenge to play a role in the delivery of high-quality financial monitoring and verification services across a range of projects.
Department: Finance
Location: Erbil/Baghdad - Iraq
Reporting To: Finance Manager
Terms: Consultancy Contract/ 6 months
Your role:
The Financial Control Officer will Support the team in financial monitoring projects, and will be responsible for reviewing a variety of projects supporting documents, transactions and procedures and ensure its compliance with funding agency regulations. A solid experience of EU rules and regulations is required.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
·       Review and cross check a variety of documents to ensure projects expenditures reflect real activities.
·       Conduct checking of a sample of financial transactions to assure correctness and completeness.
·       Verify the actual use of control and procedures in different field offices.
·       Ensure compliance in terms of supporting documentation for all processed payments in line with international standard regulations.
·       Verify that adequate documentary evidence is kept for incurred costs.
·       Analyze data from different sources and report on findings and develop actionable recommendations.
·       Perform additional duties as assigned by line manager on ad hoc basis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
·       Masters or bachelor’s degree in related field (Finance, accounting ..).
·       At least 5 years’ experience in Finance and accounting in International organizations.
·       At least 2 year’ experience with EU funded projects and EU rules and regulations.
·       Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines within agreed upon timeframes.
·       Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
·       Native Arabic and good English, both spoken and written.
·       Experience working on DIFID funded projects (desired).

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