Senior Accountants (3) for Citizens of Kazakhstan only
KIMEP University
Almaty, Kazakhstan
10 дней назад
Company Description

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty members. KIMEP University was established in 1992 and has built a very strong regional reputation as a leading provider of higher education. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by at least one recognized international accreditation agency. Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research. 

Job Description

Accounting Department is looking for local candidates to the positions of Senior Accountant in the following areas:

- Revenue Accounting (temporary position till the return of main employee from maternity leave)

- Material Accounting (permanent position)

- Salary Accounting (permanent position)

Position Description Summary:

The Senior Accountant prepares accounting information to assist in producing financial statements in accordance with accounting principles in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the university.

Minimum Qualifications

The Senior Accountant must satisfy the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field; and
  • Three-five years of work experience in the area and report writing. Advanced (expert) experience with accounting software
  • Professional accounting certificates
  • Knowledge of English (at least Intermediate level)
  •  Skills and Characteristics

  • The Senior Accountant must possess the following skills and attributes:
  • Ten-key/computer keyboarding;
  • Team player;
  • advanced computer skills;
  • excellent attention to detail and follow-up;
  • good oral and written communication skills with ability to effectively establish rapport and present information;
  • reliability;
  • multitasking;
  • following rules and procedures;
  • administrative recall of procedures;
  • an ability to learn and maintain confidentiality.
  • Key Responsibilities and Duties

    The Senior Accountant performs the following essential functions:

  • Providing accounting service and prepares monthly account reconciliations for a variety of account types
  • Recording all journal entries for inventory, (received, movement, and write off).
  • Managing the accurate and timely processing of nearly 400 documents per quarter, i.e. incoming invoices 100, in-house invoices 120 and write-off acts-180
  • Reconciling inventory receipts to the general ledger monthly.
  • Reviewing all purchase orders and invoices for accuracy. Contract managing.
  • Providing technical advice and service to staff and provides advice on accounting matters to department and/or university staff.
  • Communicating daily with vendors and purchasing manager
  • Reconciling vendor statements to the accounts payable aging report. Contacting vendors for any missing invoices
  • Verifying transactions for compliance with financial policies and procedures of the University
  •  Assisting with month-end accruals
  •  Assisting with physical inventories and special projects as required
  • Control over the correctness of write-offs of inventories for the needs of the University in accordance with the accepted policy and procedure, prevention of theft of property, work with materially responsible persons
  • Preparing and assisting with preparation of financial and administrative reports for planning purposes.
  • Assisting with audit preparation.
  • Preparing tax returns.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Reporting Responsibilities: The Senior Accountant reports to the Chief Accountant. 

    Interested candidates may submit CV in English till May 27 (or till the hiring the employee). Please indicate the position,accounting area and salary expectations ( KZT, gross).


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business related field; and
  • Three-five years of work experience in the area and report writing. Advanced (expert) experience with accounting software
  • Professional accounting certificates
  • Knowledge of English (at least Intermediate level)

  • Additional Information


    The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after-tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries. Limited on-campus housing is available to rent. In addition to salary, a benefits package includes basic healthcare, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, and relocation allowance.

    The salary will be subject to deduction of taxes (10%) as required by the Law of Kazakhstan.

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