Ended Project Accountant

The Job


Tamdeen Youth Foundation is a leading non-profit, & non-governmental humanitarian agency with a mission to fighting poverty and hunger, assisting people in crisis-affected areas and contributing effectively in promoting the sustained peace and developing local communities

Tamdeen Youth Foundation would like to announce that the following position is currently open for recruitment:

Position:  Project Accountant
Contract Type: Service Contract
Location: Sana'a
Application Deadline:  September 1 , 2019



Project Accountant will be working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Senior Finance Officer and Finance Manager, the Finance Officer will assist in the accounting and documentation of all financial transactions in timely and accurate manner. 


  1. Checking all payment claims to ensure compliance of TYF’s policy & procedures, donors requirements, Yemeni laws and regulations.
  2. Maintain complete books of accounts, as per TYF’s Finance Operation Manual.
  3. Checking all payment claims to ensure compliance of TYF’s policy & procedures, donors requirements, Yemeni laws and regulations.
  4. Ensure that all financial transactions are supported by documents for disbursement of cash to suppliers, contractors, beneficiaries.
  5. Ensure appropriate segregation of duties for each & every financial management task.
  6. Actively participate in Budget vs. Actual review meetings.
  7. Prepare/review bank and cash, financial data entry on a daily basis.
  8. Ensure preparation of staff monthly salary cost allocations in close coordination with Human Resource (HR) and senior finance officer.
  9. Ensure that monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts are prepared on regularly basis.
  10. Ensure all vouchers are kept properly in both hard and soft copies.
  11. Closely work with program coordinator to fully understand financial & compliance aspects of donor funded portfolio and understand donor financial compliance requirements.
  12. Submit all Internal & external financial reports in a timely manner.
  13. Review the official e-mails on a daily basis, respond to queries from colleagues and suppliers in a timely and appropriate manner, and ensure any problematic issues are raised with the program coordinator at the earliest opportunity.
  14. Prepare the monthly bank reconciliations
  15. Maintain the bank file, ensuring that all bank information is properly filed and updated ,
  16. Maintain the lease and rental agreements file and prepare monthly amortization entries of prepaid accounts,
  17. Prepare monthly payroll based on information provided from HR and timesheets; prepare payroll accrual entry,
  18. Maintain benefits accrual documentation and prepare monthly benefits accrual entries,
  19. Prepare monthly expatriate payroll advance documentation,
  20. Make sure that all supporting documentation is prepared and filed according to TYF procedures.
  21. Other duties as assigned.


  • Two or more years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, including experience with double-entry accounting
  • A degree in accounting or a relevant business field
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with computerized, double-entry accounting software
  • Strong organizational skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
How to Apply

Please note that Tamdeen Youth Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  As a result, Tamdeen Youth Foundation recruits staff members based on the qualifications for the position, without regard to tribal affiliation, race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, disability, HIV status, marital status, or any other characteristic that may be protected by law.

Qualified and Interested individuals are required to apply for this  position via the TYF Career at the following link https://ee.humanitarianresponse.info/x/#Px74RXVa  

no letter than  1 -9 -2019
Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment

  • Employer: TYF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 11 August 2019
  • Deadline: 1 September 2019