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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 hr.recruitment@ucentralasia.org  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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