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Job Information Accountant NGO Information Job Information
Contract Duration 31/12/2021
Governorate Duhok
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-05-18
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel 25%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-04-15
Deadline Date 2021-04-25
[Duhok,Iraq ]

Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of


Accountant (m/f)

in Dohuk


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until September 30, 2020. There are good prospects for an extension. The place of work will be Dohuk, in Iraq (IQ). The position is paid according to SG5 - SG6.



The aim of the position is to manage the project’s/programme’s accounting and financial controlling.



Your responsibilities



2. Duties and area of responsibility

2.1.        Duties with own area of responsibility

Manage the project’s/program’s accounting

  • Maintain accounting related data on the basis of the current accounting software
  • Fill up the check-book form as required per deadline
  • Prepare vouchers for book-keeping and indicate their cost classification
  • Verify correctness of vouchers, including supporting documents
  • Check receipts and balance the field offices’ cash sheets
  • Prepare and control the monthly project journal/balance sheet and send it to the Welthungerhilfe Office
  • Execute cash payments, collect and prepare proper receipts
  • Follow up on and arrange for a/c receivables and payables settlement (e.g. payment of utilities)

Control financial transactions

  • Monitor the cash-flow situation
  • Prepare monthly and annual budgets and tracking variances
  • Verify the correctness of the cash book (petty cash and bank transactions) and report results
  • Verify the numerical correctness of contracts and execute payments
  • Control the annual budget of project components
  • Monitor time allocated to project components
  • Provide necessary documents and reports for internal controlling

Assist in the project’s/program’s financial management

  • Prepare monthly payment sheets for staff (salaries)
  • Calculate daily allowances and overtime payments
  • Process claims for travel expenses
  • Provide necessary documents for the project’s/program’s financial planning
  • Maintain the office inventory list
  • Immediately reports all problems involving finance and regulations
  • File all important documents regarding the project’s/program’s accounting and finances


Duties without own area of responsibility

Fulfillment of any other tasks which are assigned by the management and correspond in general with the character of this position

2.3         Specific activities and duties of the position / Position specific qualifications

Will be specially tasked as accountant for the Iraq Country Office project, including responsibility for CO cost sharing, as well as additional donor funded project/s


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

 Knowledge/ Qualifications

  • Professional/ formal qualification
  • Training as described above with additional qualifications (e.g. technician, trainee programme, vocational college)
  • Job-related professional experience
  • 2 to 5 years' professional experience
  • Foreign language skills
  • Ability to communicate in a world language

2. Social skills

2.1   Social skills

  • Communicates and liaises with others

2.2    Capacity for teamwork

3. Disciplinary Leadership of staff


4. Responsibility

  • Activity based on instructions, scope of action within the assignment


How To Apply

Our offer

We offer you co-operation in a highly dedicated team and a responsible scope of tasks. Furthermore, we facilitate a flexible organisation of working time as well as a healthy work-life balance. Of course, a comprehensive training is also part of our offer. Disabled persons will be considered preferentially in the event of equal qualification. The job description can be sent to you in case of interest.

 Please note that Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 25th , 2021 by Clicking Here

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