Accountant (responsible for Finance)
JOB TITLE: Accountant (responsible for Finance)
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-25 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-02-08


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

The ICRC Delegation in Azerbaijan is seeking candidates for the position of:

Accountant (responsible for Finance)

Main responsibilities:

The ICRC Delegation in Azerbaijan is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and qualified candidate for the position of Accountant (responsible for Finance) in Baku Delegation to fulfil this new position as soon as possible. The position will be reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

The overall responsibilities attached to this position will include:

• Performs integrity checks of account balances made on a regular basis and takes corrective measures.
• 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 and ensuring that all
• Accounting transactions are posted accurately and in a timely manner needs.
• Keeps files up to date at all times and guarantees proper filing of relevant supporting documents for future reference, including audits.
• Supervises and participates in monthly closing activities with limited guidance.
• Provides support to other departments and responds to complex technical/non-standard inquiries when necessary.
• Gives guidance to Accountants 1 and 2.
• Identifies reports on and solves anomalies or technical issues.
• Acts as super user for field computer applications when required.

External issues

• Is in charge of all contacts/requests with Social Funds: reports (quarterly), cards for employees, bank payments etc. and Tax Department reports
• Is in charge of all contacts/requests with Tax Department: reports, payments etc.
• In charge of balance sheet accounts

Certifications/Education Required

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus specialization in accounting.
• Fluent knowledge of oral and written of English and Azerbaijani.
• Computer proficiency.

Professional Experience Required

• At least 6-8 years' work experience in a similar field.
• Experience of international organizations a must.
• Very good knowledge of accounting software, including integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP)   software.


If you consider having all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please send your CV in English and motivation letter in English to the e-mail with subject line indicating “Accountant (responsible for Finance)

Deadline for receiving CVs: 7 February 2019

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