Finance Assistant at DRC, Qayyarah, Iraq

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Deadline: 27 June 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant in Qayyarah, Iraq. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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The Finance Assistant will be responsible to provide administrative or technical support to the finance department.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Finance Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Finance Tasks
    • Perform the duties of Cashier, which includes responsibility for all cash transactions in Qayyarah office, safe management, and daily cash count and reconciliation
    • Prepare documents for payment and ensure supporting documents are submitted according to DRC Operations Handbook
    • Organize, file and scan all payment vouchers with related supporting documents.
    • As required, support on preparations for internal and external audits.
    • Support Hawala distributions in Qayyarah.
    • Make bank runs including Bank transfers instructions, cash withdrawals, and collecting/issuing Bank statements and correspondence from the banks
  • Additional Tasks
    • Assist in keeping the Qayyarah base inventory records updated in cooperation with the Supply Chain Department and assist in performing random physical inventories / Stock taking
    • Support in HR administrative tasks, such as collection of timesheets, distribution of contracts and payslips, etc.
    • On request perform any other additional duties assigned by the Base Manager in order to allow the organization to function optimally.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • Diploma in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a similar position.
  • Strong written and mathematical skills.
  • Good knowledge of computer skills (MS-Excel, MS-Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Experience of managing and handling cash.
  • Experience of working with UN or Non-Governmental organizations preferred.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.

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