We are hiring an accountant!

Job description: Accountant (Full time, 18 months)

Location: Kuwait

ABOUT US:

Project 189 protects, promotes and improves the rights of migrant workers in the Middle East.

Our vision is for all migrant workers to be equal and free from all forms of exploitation, discrimination and abuse.

MISSION

Our mission is to strengthen labor and human rights law in the Middle East through advocacy, awareness, empowerment, innovation, and the promotion of International Standards and best practices.

Project 189 works on the promotion and protection of the rights of all migrant workers in the Middle East so all their rights are respected; where they can live in freedom, free from fear, violence and abuse. We are determined to help build strong institutions that assure – through an appropriate legal frame, practices and policies – justice, protection and promotion of human rights.

VALUES

EMPOWEREMENT

We seek to do more than provide a superficial solution. We strive to fix larger systemic problems and empower migrant workers to live a better life.

COMMUNITY & INCLUSIVENESS

We understand that we can accomplish more if we work together with and for our community and in collaboration with other NGOs.

QUALITY

We commit not only to protect, promote and improve the lives of migrant workers in the region, but also to do it well.

INNOVATION

We are committed to do our work through innovative approaches that will help us overcome society’s problems and overcome challenges.

ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY

We are accountable to the resources bequeathed to us and we ensure and demonstrate a good return on the resources available to us. We will operate openly and provide full disclosure on issues around operations and funding practices.

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

This project seeks to develop the first interactive mapping tool for human trafficking and forced labor in Kuwait. Our team will collect, analyze, visualize data, and report on the status quo of migrant workers in the Kuwait. We will also coalesce with like-minded organizations to provide a support network for migrant workers at risk, as well as formative workshops that promote corporate responsibility within the private sector. Moreover, our policy recommendations to different government bodies in Kuwait, as well as those of migrant workers´ countries of origin, are expected to reframe and enhance harm reduction strategies to fight and prevent human trafficking and forced labor. 

ABOUT THIS POSITION

We are looking for an accountant who can manage all accounting matters for this project. The accountant will work closely with the project manager in order to allocate the grant budget, keep books and meet al grantor’s expectations related to accounting. 

KEY TASKS

  • Record keeping
  • Financial reporting

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • B.A. in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration
  • Fluency in English
  • 2 years of experience in accounting and report writing
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Fluency in Arabic
  • Familiarity with NGO work

HOW TO APPLY
Send an email to contactp189@gmail.com with your CV and a cover letter. The cover letter should not be long, but it should include how with your experience and background will you be able to successfully fulfill this role’s expectations and deliverables.

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