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Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1281
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is hiring a Finance Officer for one of its oil and gas service clients in Erbil, the successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the same position, fluency in English and Kurdish is requested.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Make and record all payments out of cash, recording all programme advances issued and returned.
  • Assist with review of Purchase Order, Advance Request, Expense Reports and Payment Requests.
  • Assist in entering cash or bank sub-journals (general journals).
  • Assist as needed with daily cash management and cash count
  • Help consolidate the necessary document for the month end accounting close process, including preparing Journal entries for prepaid accounts and other journal entries.
  • Review all documents submitted for payment to ensure proper procedures have been followed
  • Post daily transactions in Quick Books and updating financial spreadsheets.
  • Assist with the maintenance of all accounting records, ensuring that records are complete, accurate and safeguarded
  • Assist in maintaining filing of monthly sub journals vouchers.
  • Assist in verifying vouchers for the voucher program and maintaining proper filing system
  • Help with the preparation of the award Budget Pipelines, Budget vs. Actual reports, and Cash Flow Projection.
  • Help with the maintenance of the Country Support Budget and estimation of support costs.
  • Liaise with the Human Resources department to maintain the Staff List and monthly payroll.
  • Liaise with the Programmes department to update contract trackers, reconcile invoices and delivery records, and comply with cost allocation guidelines.
  • Other Duties may be altered from time to time in the light of circumstantial changes and other requirements from the management.

Job requirement

  • A university degree in accounting is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years successful of general ledger accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Able to communicate verbally and written in English, Kurdish and preferably Arabic.
  • Punctuality and respect for rules and procedures.
  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision and well under pressure.
  • Must be able to maintain highest level of confidentiality regarding work-related information and data.