Accountant, Poltava, Ukraine

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

Please note that the ICRC is not a UN-system organization.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

The ICRC is mandated to work in countries affected by armed conflict or other situations of violence. The ICRC is present in over 80 countries and has some 19,000-field staff.

In 2014, the ICRC expanded its presence to Ukraine. There are more than 600 ICRC staff working in Kyiv, Dnipro, Poltava, Vinnytsia, Lviv, Donetsk, Luhansk, and Odesa.

The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill the position of Accountant in its sub-delegation/ delegation in Poltava.

Purpose:

The accountant is mainly responsible for preparing, entering, reconciling and analyzing the accounting records and financial reports of the sub delegation under her responsibility.

Functional Responsibilities:

Prepares accounting entries in the accounting software on a regular basis.

  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of accounting transactions in accordance with financial procedures.
  • Helps ensure that operations run smoothly through efficient cash-flow management, covering the fund needs of the delegation/structure.
  • Keeps files up to date at all times and guarantees proper filing of relevant supporting documents for future reference, including audits.
  • Performs integrity checks of accounting entries made on a regular basis.
  • Participates in monthly closing activities.
  • Knows, applies and complies with all administrative and financial procedures and deadlines linked to his/her work.
  • Identifies anomalies or other issues and reports them to his/her supervisor.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • High education in the relevant field or equivalent professional certification
  • Work experience in a similar field of activity

  • Working knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Good computer knowledge
  • IRIS/JDE experience will be an asset
  • Capacity to adhere to and to implement procedures

Social package and other benefits:

  • Official employment according to Ukrainian labour law
  • Annual paid 28 calendar days’ vacation
  • Medical insurance for employees and family
  • ICRC Institutional training
  • Individual development covered by ICRC
  • Foreign language courses
  • Convenient office location in the city centre

Starting date: ASAP

How to apply

Please submit your CV, along with your motivation letter in English and salary expectations to the attention of the Human Resources Department.

Application deadline: 16/12/2022

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No inquiries by phone, please.

ICRC is Equal Opportunity Employer giving the highest priority to staff safety and security.

For more information, visit the website: (link)

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