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Finance Officers, Iraq

Iraq (One in Baghdad, One in Erbil)
Reports to: 
Director of Finance
Closing date: 
Until filled


IWPR is seeking two Finance Officer who will support the administration, accounting, and finance aspects of the Iraq Program.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Collect, record, and archive the project’s financial documents and invoices. Manage all correspondence related to administration and finance. Enter all expenses into software system, and general ledger and compare the balance with the current cash flow. Maintain accounting systems, policies and procedures, financial controls, strict accounting standards and accounting records, and up-to-date books of accounts.


  • Minimum two years prior experience working in finance for an international organization in a similar role.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong finance skills.
  • Adaptability, resilient and fast-learning.
  • Must be detail-oriented and a problem-solver.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook..
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other related field..
  • Experience with project budget management.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send your resume to with “Finance Officer, Iraq” in the subject line. We will only contact those who are finalists for this role. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. IWPR will never ask for a fee for recruitment.

Principals only. No calls please. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. Only those who have been selected for interviews will be contacted. IWPR will never ask for payment for recruitment.

This position description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the incumbent is expected to perform, but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included in this position description. IWPR reserves the right to revise position descriptions at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities. Staff will be informed of any changes to their job responsibilities.