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Default Chief Accountant / Heifer International



Job Announcement

Heifer Armenia is a South Caucasus Regional representative office of Heifer
International, a non-governmental charity organization based in the United
States. Heifer International helps resource-poor families become
self-reliant by providing them with food-and income-producing animals and
training. Since 1944, Heifer International has helped more than 4 million
families in 116 countries. Each family "passes on the gift" by giving one or
more of its animal's offspring to another family in need. Heifer
International provides more than 20 different animals, from dairy goats and
chickens to llamas and water buffalo.

Heifer Armenia is announcing a job opening to fill the vacant position of
Chief Accountant. All interested candidates are requested to submit the
cover letter, CV and three letters of references to Dr. Anahit Ghazanchyan
on email address: [email protected]. Please write in Subject: Application and
your full name.

It is strongly recommended that all candidates visit website of Heifer
International prior to applying for the position.

Closing date for advertising: July 26, 2004.

Only short-list candidates will be invited for interviews on August 1 and 2,

Telephone interview with US-based staff is planned for August 3, 2004.

Starting date: August 4, 2004.

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Accountant

Reports to: Regional Director


1. Maintain accounting system of Heifer International Caucasus Regional
Office in Armenia in accordance with the Accounting Standards of the
Republic of Armenia.

2. Maintain accounting of cash, inventory and fixed assets, as well as
in the timely manner reflect all the transactions related to their flows in
the accounting system.

3. Control, maintain accounting of and report on all the project costs.

4. Maintain accounting of all the project incomes and expenses in
accordance with the established procedures.

5. Prepare and submit all the necessary reports required by the Social
Insurance Fund and Ministry of State Income.

6. Maintain proper accounting and make timely transfers of all the
payments to the state budget, social payments and payments to other bodies
(in the order established by the RA Legislation).

7. Maintain proper accounting and make timely transfers of the amounts
related to the financing of the Heifer projects implemented by the Heifer
Project Holders.

8. Maintain accounting and check the reports on the projects
implemented by or with the support of or financed by the Heifer Project
International Regional Office in Armenia.

9. Delegate tasks in the timely manner related to accounting,
monitoring, reporting and financial analysis of the projects implemented by
or with the support of or financed by the Heifer Project International
Regional Office in Armenia.

10. Prepare reports based on original documents and accounting records and
submit them to the relevant bodies in the terms established by the RA

11. Maintain accounting documentation, organize and maintain proper filing

12. Prepare and submit financial reports in the order required by the Head

13. Collect, summarize and submit to Director all financial reports of
Heifer Project Holders in Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan.

14. Provide financial and organizational assistance to the Heifer Project
Holders in Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan.

15. Assist Director in maintaining the internal controls within the
organization and at the level of Heifer Project Holders in Armenia, Georgia,

16. Assist Director to ensure legal framework of all activities of the
Regional Office.

17. Assist Director in project development, research, monitoring, and

18. Assist Director in coordination of staff and administrative issues.

19. Assist Director in building capacity of Heifer partners and Project
Holders in program development, research, monitoring, and reporting.


a.. Advanced degree in Accounting or Master's in Business Administration
with a focus on accounting or the equivalent from the recognized
b.. Professional experience in an accounting position with managerial
c.. Strong English, Russian and Armenian language skills - oral and
d.. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
e.. Excellent organizational skills including strong attention to details.
f.. Strong ability to analyze and provide in-depth report with reliable
and valid information.
g.. Strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database and
electronic mail software.
h.. Ability to produce accurate documents in a well-designed and
attractive format.
i.. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively,
tactfully and diplomatically with a culturally diverse group of people.
j.. Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork and
k.. Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to
gender equity.
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