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Accountant - Junior Job Post

Accountant - Junior Job Post

Generations for Peace is seeking an accountant. Deadline: 5 July 2018

The accountant will contribute to the efficient and effective financial management at Generations For Peace, by recording, analysing and presenting financial information, maintaining record of assets, liabilities, funds, expenditures, tax liabilities, or other financial activities within GFP, and preparing financial reports for Senior Management Team, for Board, and for different donors and partners.


  • Accounts payable, includes processing invoices, following up with vendors and solving discrepancies in timely manner
  • Accounts receivables, including processing payments, producing statement of accounts, collections on overdue accounts, and accounts reconciliation when it’s required
  • Banking, processing bank deposits, including trips to the bank. All associated finance entries
  • Processing pay-outs and petty cash, verifying are within Generations for Peace policies and budget lines, correcting errors, questioning abnormal expenses and entering into the finance system
  • GFP credit cards reconciliation and communication for obtaining supporting documentation
  • Invoice creation and distribution when required
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups; keeping information confidential
  • Assist with especial events and projects as required. Brand items, Revenue Generation Events, Programmes Reports
  • Assisting with monthly and year end tasks, like payroll and closing financial year
  • Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Filling and records retention
  • Contributing and brainstorming ideas in support of organisation objectives

Education, Qualifications, Competences, Skills Required


  • University Bachelor Degree essential, accounting, finance, business management
  • At least two years’ professional experience in accounting role
  • Excellent computer skills (documents / spreadsheets /  databases / presentations / calendars / email)
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Interest in global current affairs, peace building and development
  • Commitment to learning and personal development


  • Demonstrated payroll processing experience
  • Experience with accounting for a non-profit NGO
  • Experience in financial reporting to donors including UN agencies and foreign governments

How to apply:

To apply please send fully completed Application Form, in detail, together with CV/resumé on GFP career website page, then apply for the Accountant Position.

Closing Date: 17:00 GMT, 5 July, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed.



Languages required


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