Finance Officer, Georgia
We are seeking a Finance Officer to provide support the accounting cycle of the finance office working under the direction of the Georgia office leadership.
- Assist in the administration, accounting, and finance aspects for Georgia field office.
- Assist in the completion of all finance reports. Ensure compliance with all regulations including host country, donor, and IWPR.
- Assist in day-to-day administrative issues responding to any related requests from the Georgia office.
- Review payment requests, expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment.
- Support the Georgia Finance Team in preparing month-end balance sheet account reconciliations.
- Support the Georgia Finance Team in the preparation the monthly reporting package to Country Director and HQ.
- Support the Georgia Finance Team in monitoring cash and bank balances and coordinate monthly cash flow requests from the field in order to consolidate them and send a fund request for approval to Country Director and submit it to HQ.
- Oversee daily cash count with the assistance of the Finance Manager.
- Collect, record, and archive the project’s financial documents and invoices.
- Manage all correspondence related to administration and finance.
- Support the Georgia Finance Team and project managers with specific procurements needed under projects including bids, documentation and other bid processors.
- Support the Georgia finance team to be compliant with the local tax law.
- Other relevant duties as assigned by the Georgia Finance Team and Country Director.
The successful candidate will have:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or finance is required.
- 2-3 years of experience in the finance department working within International organizations is preferable.
- Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software.
- Knowledge of national tax regulations and statutory obligations.
- Advanced computer skills in MS office and particularly in Excel.
- Strong organizational skills; ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
- Professional standard of finance ethics and ability to enforce IWPR and donor policies and procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrate attention to details and the ability to follow procedures and meet deadline.
IWPR is an equal opportunities employer, committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds who can help continue to evolve our culture and contribute to an inclusive environment.
Principals only. No calls please. Only those who have been selected for interviews will be contacted. IWPR will never ask for payment for recruitment.