Workers in Lebanon

Accounting and Administration Officer

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  • Contact:

    Omar Modalal

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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mselect is looking to hire an Accounting and Administration Officer for an international development consultancy in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years working in the development field. Fluency in English, Kurdish and Arabic is a must.
Office management:
  • Maintaining proper filing system for sites (including memorandum of understanding with famers, contracts with suppliers, expenses lists, photos, contacts)
  • Assisting the headquarter management in tracking sites’ budget vs actual expenses
Procurement related arrangements:
  • Dealing and coordinating with suppliers for procurement needs
  • Obtaining offers from suppliers, hotels, restaurants, car rentals, events, etc. and present management with best and most suitable offers
  • Creating and organizing information and generating reference tools for easy use
  • Setting and managing the branch filing system and procedures
  • Preparing accounting vouchers (payment vouchers and receipts), keeping receipts in file, and sending scanned copies to Headquarters with proper documentation
  • Responsible for preparing statements of accounts for vendors and suppliers
  • Responsible for petty cash log and hardcopy file
  • Making travel arrangements for exchange visits and travel of experts
Events and Communication/ Stakeholders Relations:
  • Coordinating arrangements, meetings, and/or conferences as assigned
  • Attending meetings and preparing the minutes
  • Taking appointments, arranging venue and time, confirmation of attendance)
  • Updating the contacts list
Meetings and Team Support:
  • Preparing meeting agenda in discussion with team and preparing minutes of meetings
  • Developing technical library of document from international agencies, government offices and universities in coordination with the team
Desirable Additional Skills:
  • Compiling, proofreading, and revising drafts of documents and reports
  • Formatting reports, presentations, and correspondence
  • Operations related experience in development programs with donor agencies and companies
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and Kurdish, Arabic is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, business administration, accounting or related disciplines from university European or US Universities are preferred
  • At least 2+ years working in the development field
  • Proven communication and organization skills
  • Teamwork competencies but independent and responsible to carry execution of tasks
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to work in dynamic environments and achieve development outcomes
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.