Area Accountant

The Job

CARE International is currently seeking an Area Accountant. He/ She will be supporting the Finance team, undertake and complete all financial tasks and requirements, provide support services to staff and to project.

Location: Aden               

Main Responsibilities:

Prepare all financial journals, reconciliation and PeopleSoft spreadsheets

  • Prepare prepayment and accrual journals
  • Record expenses in PeopleSoft using AP module and GL
  • Prepare bank orders for transfers and payments
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Monitor cash account reconciliation 
  • Prepare bi-weekly financial reports to project managers and emergency team.

Financial compliance 

  • Review payment vouchers and supporting documentation to ensure compliance with CARE’s financial guidelines
  • Maintain advance vouchers and ensure the advances are acquitted in a timely manner
  • Responsible for sub grant contracts (Work with CARE partners to ensure compliance with CARE’s financial guidelines)
  • Perform monthly audits of the documents before sending them to Head office in Sana’a

Documentation, Filling:

  • Maintain spreadsheet for Bank & cash
  • Provide information about cash-on-hand and bank balances for any currency upon request by authorized staff
  • File supporting financial documents
  • Work with external auditor as required
  • Coordinate with CARE Finance team during external and internal audits

Property management reconciliation

  • Responsible for property management and reconciliation between the register and the CARE Yemen books

Provide administrative support

  • Ensure a clean and efficient working area, as well as a co-operative and supportive working environment
  • Organize supplies for needed events (stationary, refreshments, lunch, etc.)
  • Provide Arabic-English translations as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of double entry accounting
  • Minimum 1 year of bookkeeping and accounting experience
  • Experience in filing and safeguarding important documents
  • Experience in managing and reconciling petty cash
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to work under pressure as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal skills and patience
How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a CV and a cover letter (English) by January 22nd, 2018 to  with the subject heading ‘Area Accountant’. Please do not apply unless you meet minimum application requirements, otherwise you will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: Care
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: Jan 11, 2018
  • Deadline: 22 Jan, 2018