Finance Officer

Posted about 1 year ago by Spark
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary $1,600 - $1,900 Sector Finance, NGO
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare payments for the SPARK office and process all payments in the bookkeeping system.
  • Responsible for all the bookkeeping tasks like Bank and Cash bookings.
  • Prepare Cash and Bank Reconciliation on Monthly basis.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliation on Monthly basis.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the office instalments.
  • Assist With VAT reimbursement reports to be submitted to Ministry of Finance
  • Responsible for the organisation of all the supporting documents digitally.
  • Ensure that documentation is in place for project audits
  • Assist RFO for financial matters to all partners in the country and to the Finance department of SPARK in HQ in the Netherlands
  • Control and process financial reports of local partners on Monthly basis 
  • Balance Confirmation with our Implementing Partners on quarterly basis.
  • Support the Erbil office in follow up on staff contracts and payments, including record keeping recruitment, compliance, income and tax insurance
  • Responsible for purchase requests
  • Frequent traveling in surrounding areas and countries
  • General office management, accounting and administration support
  • Work in compliance with SPARK policies and procedures
  • Other tasks when required
Requirements and Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or any other related field.
  • Background in education desirable.
  • Experience in financial management and project management, especially in drawing up activity budgets and reporting to donors.
  • Experience with audits is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English and Arabic.
  • Organisational skills and the ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work under pressure and travel;
  • High energy, pro-active and service minded;
  • Hands-on attitude and willing to help out flexibly if required;
SPARK Offers
  • A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
  • Remuneration based on experience between 1600 USD – 1900 USD gross per month;
  • Full-time contract for 12 months (2 months’ probation period), with possibility of extension.
  • Training opportunities

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Spark is an NGO that develops higher education and entrepreneurship so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict societies into prosperity.

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Sector Specialisms: NGO
Office Location: Erbil, Iraq