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Financial Specialist Position (Bishkek)

Financial and Accounting Specialist
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The Financial and Accounting Specialist is responsible for processing of the Kyrgyzstan Country Office expense reports and tax filing as well as reconciling the office advance accounts. This position works in conjunction with the American Councils-Washington DC office Finance Department, and reports to the Kyrgyzstan Country Director.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Carry out all required tasks to fulfill Kyrgyz Republic law for accounting;
• Provide support and guidance to Office staff regarding coding questions and back up documentation (receipts);
• Collect receipts, prepare expense reports and reconciliation on a monthly basis;
• Perform checking accuracy of recorded receipt amounts, description and account coding for monthly expense reports;
• Fill out expense reports and other financial forms using electronic file;
• Prepare Office budget request on a monthly basis;
• Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

• Completed University degree in Finance, Business;
• Excellent command of written and spoken English;
• 2-year experience with official tax documentation, accounting and reporting;
• 2-year experience working with MS Excel, 1C Accounting Software;
• 1-year experience in budget planning, management, and reporting;
• 1-year experience with US government funded projects and non-government organization;

• Experience in the education sector and non-government organization;
• 2-years accounting experience desired;
• 2-years administrative/leadership experience desired;
• Experience working with foreigners in an English-only environment;

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: June 29th, Protected content

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The American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS is a private, non-profit educational association and exchange organization devoted to improving education, professional training and research within and regarding the countries in Eurasia and Eastern Europe. The American Councils administers academic exchange and training programs in virtually all fields; provides educational advising and academic testing services; and organizes conferences and seminars in the US and abroad for its membership, exchange participants, alumni, and professional groups. The American Councils manages a budget funded from multiple sources of approximately $50M, employs a staff of more than 400, and operates offices in 16 countries.