The Job

Yemen Al-Khair for Relief and Development (YARD) is seeking to recruit:

Position: Accountant

Location: Sana’a

Reports to: Project Manager/Finance Manager

Duration: 5 Months

Deadline:  08 August, 2020

Reference: HR/CCCM–UNHCR/20-26

Brief Overview: Yemen Al-Khair for Relief and Development Foundation (YARD) is a National/Local Non-Government Foundation established for providing humanitarian assistance to individuals and community development and disaster relief, since 2013. YARD has been implementing various emergency, relief and development projects, as it has presence in 4 governorates in Yemen. Its programs are supported by UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA and UNOCHA. YARD is undertaking programs in the fields of CCCM, Shelter/NFIs, Protection, Cash Assistance, Education, WASH and Livelihood Programming, targeting IDPs, host communities and the most vulnerable individuals.

Main Task

Assisting in the planning and preparation of budgets and ensuring close monitoring. Also, being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters, yet within her/his project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out all the accounting operations related to the project on a daily basis and submit financial invoices
  • Managing and restrict petty expenses and ensure that cash is available in the Fund at all times to carry out activities or any sudden monetary operation
  • Reviewing all approved expenses with the signatures approved before the disbursement process.
  • Preparing all bonds of exchange and checks with the guarantee and accuracy of supporting documents.
  • Assists YARD in submission of all Internal & external financial reports.
  • Assist & ensure that petty cash is used only for authorized transactions.
  • Following up the allowances of loading and offloading the kits in daily basis.
  • Following up the bank account and coordination with the head office in Sanaa to know the balance of the bank in local and foreign currency.
  • Responsible for all field expenditures.
  • Preparing all the financial reports.
  • Responsible for all field monitoring visits expenses.
  • Providing assistance in preparing and reviewing project budget
  • Providing assistance in the preparation of transportation vouchers and all its documents related to transportation and activity expenses.
  • Escalate any noted financial risks / fraud activities directly to Project manager
  • Check that the exchange process is subject to all financial and accounting documents.
  • Examination of all contracts and financial documents.
  • Fully comply with all RRM procedures and policy.
  • obligation to perform any other tasks required by the project manager.
  • Review the official e-mails on a daily basis, respond to queries from suppliers and colleagues in a timely and appropriate manner, also ensures that any critical issues should be raised with the line manager at the earliest opportunity.
  • obligation to perform any other tasks required by the project manager.

Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Advance University Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  2. At least 3 years' experience in \, accounting/finance. Preferable with /NGOs .
  3. Understanding of full range of financial processes including management and accounts, and attention to detail.
  4. Familiar with industry-specific software like Yemen Soft, QuickBooks and Focus;
  5. Experience of budget preparations, cash-flow statements & financial plans; Experience of writing financial reports;
  6. Good command of spoken and written English


  • English and Arabic

The incumbent MUST be fluent in both languages (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening)

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to use the below link and fill in all required fields:

Application Remarks:

  • Please do not apply unless you meet minimum application requirements, otherwise you will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test.
  • This job is for only Yemen National qualified candidates, regardless of disability, gender identity, marital status, race, color or ethnic and national origins.    
  • YARD does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or any other fees).
  • Employer: YARD
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 29 July 2020
  • Deadline: 8 August 2020