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Department: Finance
Duty station: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Closing Date: 2 February 2023

Finance Assistant will undertake cashier’s role at the Central Administration Office of the University of Central Asia.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Effectively maintain the main cashbook at Central Administration Office;
  • Perform cash counts and reconcile with system cash balance on a daily basis;
  • Check petty cash reports;
  • Ensure effective processing of all bank and cash payments with adherence to the financial policies and procedures and in accordance with the UCA authority matrix;
  • Keep track of cash balances and ensuring the adequate level of cash balance for payments;
  • Prepare bank payment orders and cheques in accordance with the approvals and coordinate the signing of the payment orders/cheques with the authorized bank signatories;
  • Keep a systematic track of all payments vis-a-vis due dates and actual payment dates and ensure timely intimation to relevant parties;
  • Keep track of incoming funds and collect incoming funds confirmation from bank on a weekly basis;
  • Maintain and update the history of currency conversion rates for the relevant currencies on a daily basis
  • Keep track of bank balance status on a daily basis including projected payment for the day and prepare conversion orders for payments;
  • Reconcile bank balances in the bank statement with the information in the financial system at the end of each month;
  • Coordinate with the person responsible for the Operations, Construction, Payroll and Campuses for reconciling reports and providing relevant input;
  • Effectively participate in the implementation of the SAP System (Systems, Applications and Products) at the UCA.
  • Assist other team members of the UCA finance as per need.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of the education/experience in the field of Finance and Accounting.
  • International qualification such as CAP/CIPA is an advance
  • 1-3 years of experience in a related role with experience in NGO
  • Strong interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Please send your CV,Cover letter and three references to  by 02 February 2023.  Applications will be reviewed when received. Early applications are strongly encouraged. As your application e-mail subject, please write: “Finance Assistant” .

Candidates from the founding countries of UCA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan are encouraged to apply for the position.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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