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Job Vacancy (Accountant)

Al-Khair Foundation for Development is a non-profit foundation that provides educational and vocational training programs for the community. For more information, visit our website: http://www.alkhair-yemen.org/


Project name: Rebuilding Education and Empowering Poor and Conflict-Affected Youth

Work based on: Sana'a.
Duration: 5 months


Qualifications required:

  • University Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field;
  • Strong understanding of budgeting and financial management


  • Reviewing daily Payments/Transactions. Ensuring accurate calculation and proper authorization & documentation according to procedures and standards
  • Ensures that financial transactions are accompanied by appropriate and relevant supporting documentation dually signed and authorized by relevant Project officer /
  • Ensures that payment and receipt vouchers are duly completed and accompanied with appropriate supporting documentation to provide sufficient / accurate information on accounting transactions.
  • Support projects staff in preparation, monitoring and management of projects budgets and associate phasing of budgets
  • Act as budget controller and ensure the expenses are in line with budgets, ensure availability of timely management report for easy reference
  • Coordinator with project staff in order to ensure that all support cost is spent according to the signed agreements.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly accounts (including all monthly registers)
  • Prepare monthly report of debtors/ creditors, outstanding payments and other items.
  • With support from project officer ensure preparation of timely high-quality donor reports
  • Prepare fund request to donor as per donor policies and procedures
  • Conducting regular cash and bank reconciliations, verifying amounts held and reporting any discrepancies
  • Prepare photocopies of vouchers and other supporting documents as required for the monthly reporting package to Sana’a office.
  • File and scan all cash and bank vouchers after stamping and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded.
  • Responsible for maintain finance archiving room.
  • Involve in logistic activities by participating, Tender and, Quotation evaluation committee.
  • Reviewing the transaction details list for all the projects and to do the rebooking if need.
  • Monitor the under and over spend budgets for all the projects.
  • On monthly basis working on the expat salary tools to allocate their salary according to the cost allocation.
  • Responsible to allocate all the operations cost and the support staff to the right to projects and budget lines.
  • Control the expenses in light of the budget lines approved by the donors.
  • Acts as a liaison with projects staff in the Field Office to assist in the understanding and compliance financial policies.
  • Ensures preparation of Field Office Financial documents for external and internal audits.
  • Performance of work beyond normal office hours as required, without additional compensation.
  • Maintain project files conduct all duties in a professional manner following regulations, code of conducts and charter.     
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task including field visits to supervise, implement project activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Experiences and skills:

  • 3 to 5 years of work experience within NGOs & INGOs financial management.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present financial matters to nonfinancial managers.
  • Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations is a must.
  • Good skills of using financial and accounting systems (Yemen Soft, others).
  • Good conceptual understanding of gender, protection, and human rights
  • Excellent representation, negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong team spirit and ability to work comfortably in multi-cultural contexts
  • Good skills with basic software, such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to write reports and situational briefings in English
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time in field conditions
  • Ability to come up with innovative solutions to unexpected and challenging problems
  • Spoken and written Arabic and English is essential


How to Apply

Please send your application to hr@alkhair-yemen.org

with the subject of the email specify: “accountant”

Deadline for application: 19th September 2020

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

  • Employer: Al-Khair Foundation
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 9 September 2020
  • Deadline: 19 September 2020