Junior Accountant

Posted over 1 year ago by GIZ
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Services
The Junior Accountant provides support in
  • ensuring that financial administration functions well in accordance with GIZ standard procedures
  • effectively coordinating with the staff of the finance team and the projects
  • preparation of cash withdrawals, bank transfers and other bank documents
  • financial planning of cash flow, monitoring and accounting for GIZ-assisted projects
1.Financial services
The Junior Accountant assists in
  • monitoring and recording income, expenditure and the monthly bank reconciliation with WINPACCS software
  • processing of bank correspondence
  • creditor and debtor administration (payables, receivables) and reports regularly to the officer responsible for the contract and cooperation (AV) and the Finance manager
2.General services for GIZ-assisted projects/programmes
The Junior Accountant provides support in
  • preparing monthly and annual reports and monitors deviations
  • carrying out accounting tasks using WINPACCS accounting software and prepares monthly end- of-period accounts and bank reconciliation vouchers
  • submitting the end-of-month accounts from the project accounting, cash books and account balance vouchers (through or from WINPACCS) to the officer responsible for the contract and cooperation and forwards them to GIZ Head Office
  • assisting with bank payments and transfer of funds, online banking and general bank relations
3.Other duties/additional tasks
The Junior Accountant
  • performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
C.Required qualifications, competences and experience Qualifications:
  • BA in accounting and auditing or similar area, or comparable experience
Professional experience
  • at least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • in-depth knowledge of accounting software
  • good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • confidential handling of data and information
  • very good knowledge of the English language, ideally a knowledge of German
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

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