Takween’s mission focuses on innovative and concrete solutions that have been researched, tested and implemented to meet the needs of communities and their specific built environments to achieve inclusive urban spaces that will thrive for generations to come. With this mission, Takween aims to improve the quality for inhabitants living in cities across Egypt and the Middle East.
Monday, January 23, 2023
About the job
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
Maintaining financial, accounting services in order to meet legislative requirements and support the company financial operations;
Preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, payroll, purchasing, maintaining accounts payable and managing office financial operations.
Key Result Areas
Prepare and monitor the financial system in order to ensure that the company finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner;
Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all moneys;
Assist in the monthly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner;
Perform other related duties as required.
Review all invoices, contracts, receipts submitted for payment and ensure the project codes are followed.
Record the daily expense and ensure the cost allocation per account and project.
Ensure payments to vendors in compliance with contract requirements.
Prepare the monthly project expense reports and ensure everything was properly recorded and allocated.
Responsible and Manage the petty cash and replenishment.
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation of all accounts.
Prepare the monthly, quarterly & yearly reports for the management to ensure & clarify the cost fund treatment within the agreements with clients.
Assist in preparation of monthly salary payroll for the company employees, salary, charging sheet including tax and social insurance withholdings.
Prepare and keep a record of all types of taxes and insurances.
Prepare the invoices for clients.
Record and follow up the income as per contracts.
Responsible for Cash flow, balance sheets, daily records, financial reports, payments and receivables, Invoices settlement and collection.
Bachelor of Commerce, major accounting. Preferred English section.
3 - 5 Years of professional experience in accounting.
Previous experience in donor funded projects especially USAID is a must.
Fluency in oral and written Arabic and English is a must;
Excellent analytical and writing skills in Arabic and English is desirable;
Strong mathematical approach;
Excellent communication skills;
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office;
Good Knowledge of QuickBooks online accounting software.
Teamwork abilities and work collaboratively with other stakeholders and staff members;
Accountability and high commitment to the company’s quality standards and code of ethics.
Ability to work under high pressure and carry out multi-tasks;
Self-motivation and willingness to learn;
Strong planning and organizational skills to cope with expected workload;
Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween provides project planning, design, and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading, heritage management and conservation, community development and mobilization, participatory design and planning, and construction activities.