Job advertisement for an Accounting / HR clerk (100% full-time)

Job vacancy

The Goethe-Institut e.V. is an intermediary organization of the Federal Republic of Germany whose goals are to promote the German language abroad, to foster international cultural cooperation and to convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information on cultural, social and political life.

The Goethe-Institut Irak, Baghdad Office is looking for a clerk in the field of accounting an Human Resources in 100% full-time at the next possible date.


50% Accounting
–      Cash management and accounting
–      Document checking and filing
–      Execution of daily closings
–      Bookings in SAP in coordination with the regional booking center
–      Travel expense accounting
–      Document preparation for expenses in the administrative area
–      Execution of bank transfers from the local bank account of the Goethe-Institut

50% Human Resources
–      Preparing and managing staff contracts
–      Preparing and monitoring calls for application
–      Entering and updating staff data in the HR systems
–      Managing staff training schedules
–      Registering staff members in relevant internal and external systems


–      Professional experience in accounting
–      Professional experience in HR related functions
–      Experience with SAP or willingness to learn quickly
–      Completed relevant vocational training or university degree (e.g. accounting, business administration or similar)
–      Precise and reliable way of working
–      Ability to work in a virtual environment
–      Very good computer skills
–      Very good or native knowledge of Arabic (oral and written)
–      Very good knowledge of German and/or English (oral and written)

We offer

–      A modern and secure workplace
–      Cooperation in a professional and international administrative team
–      Appropriate remuneration according to the remuneration scheme of the Goethe-Institut
–      Opportunities for further training in the field

Please send us a detailed application with your curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation. Please send your documents to
Please note that applications will only be considered, if the subject line of the email is structured as follows: „Clerk – Accountant Bagdad – Your Name“ (Example). Incomplete documents will not be considered.