19/11/2019 keta

Finance Assistant

Published: 19 November / Deadline: 23 November 2019

The Georgian Institute of Politics seeks to fill the position of Finance Assistant.

Reports to: Deputy Director, Finance Manager and Administrative Manager

The Finance Assistant will work with Administrative Manager, Finance Manager and Deputy Director, providing administrative and financial assistance for successful implementation of GIP`s projects, contribute to preparing financial reports for donors and audits. He/she will help ensure that all project financial transactions are processed in timely manner and backed up with necessary supporting documentation.

Key roles and responsibilities:

** Assist Finance Manager in managing accounting operations according to the Accounting/Financial Management policy of GIP;

** Prepare payments requests and ensure they are accompanied with original legal documentation (invoice, contract, etc.) for proceeding with the payment;

** Provide administrative and logistical support for organizing GIP events;

** Set up and maintain project related non-financial documentation (sign-up sheets, memos, orders, etc.);

** Assist the Finance Manager in preparing the organization`s monthly/quarter/annual financial reports, including reports for Georgian Tax Authority;

** Maintain a filing system for all financial documentation (cash requests, memos, approvals, numbered payment vouchers etc.);

** Keep information confidential and secure them with random database backups;

** Perform other tasks as assigned by the Finance Manager, Administrative Manager and Deputy Director.


Education, skills and competencies:

** Higher education, preferably in finance, accounting or related field;

** At least 1 years of similar experience, preferably in an NGO sector;

** Organizational skills;

** Attention to detail is a must;

** Administrative writing and financial reporting skills;

** Fluency in Georgian and English;

** Good communication skills;

** High sense of responsibility;

** Ability to manage time effectively;

** Good knowledge of Microsoft office programs, knowledge of ORIS accounting is an asset.


All interested candidates are welcome to apply by sending a CV and motivation letter to [email protected], including the position title in the subject line. Applications should be prepared in English and submitted by November 23.