The Finance Assistant/ Cashier will provide part-time (50% level-of-effort) treasury and financial service and support to Yerevan Office. The Finance Assistant/ Cashier will be primarily responsible for processing cash and non-cash transactions and record keeping in compliance with the SCI financial policies and procedures as well as accounting requirements of the RA. This person will ensure that SCI tax obligations are fulfilled in accordance with the law and regulations of RA and assist the Finance Coordinator in reporting to local tax authorities. The Finance Assistant/ Cashier shall ensure the confidentiality of Save the Children International’s information and systems.
Maintain the Representative Office Petty Cash funds under his/her responsibility in safe custody in the Representative Office safe under lock,
Make disbursement/payments to payees based on duly approved documents,
Make sure that all payments are supported with appropriate back–up documents and conduct cash reconciliations periodically,
Ensure the proper identification of the payee before making out any payment,
Make sure that the payee counted the money and signed for its receipt before leaving the counter,
Stamp all paid vouchers with the “PAID” stamp immediately after the payment is made,
Keep the Representative Office cash funds separate from private or personal money,
Prepare timely requests for cash replenishment,
Conduct cash reconciliation and physical cash counts in accordance with policies,
Prepare wire transfer orders for payments for material, supplies and services procured by the Representative Office,
Regularly collect notes and statement from the bank,
Collect cash from the bank in the amounts authorized, issue receipts, deposit in the Representative Office safe,
Assist Finance Coordinator in monitoring bank accounts of the Representative office,
Assist in other banking issues where needed,
Compliance and Control of Charges
Before processing payment, make sure that the requested transaction is allowable, allocable and reasonable,
In case of non-compliance of the payment request with one or more compliance requirements, bring this issue to the attention of the Finance Coordinator,
Continuously study and be aware at all times of changes and/or modification of local tax and accounting legislation and requirements and report to the Finance Coordinator when such changes take place,
If required, advise on change in the Representative Office’s procedures to comply with local tax law and regulations,
Accounting System Input
Support in generating entries into the accounting system; preparation of vouchers using appropriate coding and record entries into the system,
Assist in preparing monthly reports to Head Office,
Assist the Finance Coordinator in preparation of quarterly and annual reports to local tax authorities in accordance with local law regulations and requirements,
Maintain proper filing system for the cashbook, transaction vouchers and other financial documents under his/her responsibility,
Ensure timely filing of finance related documents,
Perform any other finance related tasks as assigned.
BA in Accounting, Finance or equivalent is required. Knowledge of Armenian accounting practices is a must.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Ability to think critically and creatively. Must be accurate, hard working and motivated individual eager to learn and self-develop.
Excellent computer skills; excellent knowledge of practical application of Microsoft Excel.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues. Must be capable of working both individually and as part of team.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Must be flexible, willing to perform other work related dutie.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Armenian.
Please apply to this job by sending your cover letter and resume to the following firstname.lastname@example.org email. Please indicate "Finance Assistant/Cashier" in the subject line of your message. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Save the Children International needs to keep children safe so its selection process reflects the Organization's commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Please state that you learned of this vacancy from Youth Canal website.