Ended Finance Assistant

The Job

finance Assistant  (1)     

Deadline: January 16, 2020
Duration: 10  Months

Location: Sana’a

Reference code : finance Assistant # 20 -OCHA

About YARD foundation:

Yemen Alkhair for Relief and Development-(YARD)

Yemen AlKhair  for  Relief and Development foundation known as (YARD) is a national and nongovernmental foundation established in 2013, to implement various projects in relief and development. The foundation announces the need to hire a finance Assistant

. The aim from the job

The Finance Assistant will support all accounting processes related to the project on a daily basis. He/She will ensure that proper financial and programmatic documentation related to expenditures is submitted and filed

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and recording the petty cash up to date and ensure that cash is available at all times for implementation of the activities or any surprise cash count.
  • Review all approved payment documents with authorized signatures for proper and adequate backup before bank or cash disbursement.
  • Prepare all payments vouchers and cheques/bank TRFs while ensuring adequacy and accuracy of supporting documentation.
  • Ensure that all cash/bank transactions have been recorded up to date.
  • Keeping a bank balance-tracking sheet up to date and coordinate with Finance Office / Senior Finance Officer for bank balance in local and foreign currency.
  • Responsible of field office bank on all banking issues.
  • Assist in bank accounts and cashboxes reconciliations.
  • Maintain proper filling system for all financial and accounting documents up-to-date.
  • Scan all vouchers, contracts and other financial documents as well as supporting documents on regular basis.
  • Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures and regulations of YARD.
  • Due to the nature of the program’s activities, the above-mentioned tasks are indicative only and are subject to change. Others/additional tasks may be delegated to meet programmatic objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience :

  • University degree preferably in (Finance assistant) and/or related field and 2- years of relevant professional experience in a similar setting and capacity


  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and teamwork-oriented.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organization skills.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English and Arabic is required. Must be able to read and interpret   documents, and communicate with others as necessary to perform job duties effectively
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook) and typing.
  • Ability to travel as required within Yemen.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Sense of neutrality and ability to work across Yemen, in cooperation with all parties to the conflict.
  • Previous experience in field offices is a plus.

skills and languages:

  • English
  • Arabic
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CVs in English with a cover letter to

hr@yard-yemen.org with the job title as the email subject. The code reference must be indicated in the email.

  • Employer: YARD
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 7 January 2020
  • Deadline: 16 January 2020