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Posted on 11 May, 2021
Closing on 25 May, 2021

Job Description

Solidarités International seeks to recruit:
Readvertised - Deputy Finance Coordinator

Location of position: Aden

I. Presentation of organization

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organization, which has been committed to provide aid in the event of conflicts and natural disasters. SI’s mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: drinking water, food and shelter.

SI has opened a mission in Yemen in 2017 and it has an operational base in Al Turbah with a sub-office in Taiz City. The mission currently consists of an emergency and post-emergency program with a WASH-focused approach in the districts of the West coast, Taiz, Hudaydah and Aldhalea governorates.

The position will be based in Aden.

II. Responsibilities and Tasks:


The Deputy Finance Coordinator supports the Finance Coordinator in processing accounting transactions, financial management, and administrative requirements of the mission.

He/she monitors and overviews the implementation of the financial process, assists the finance coordinator to define and implement financial policies at mission level and supports the base in the implementation of the process.

He/she is the focal point at coordination level for relationships with administrative stakeholders

List of main tasks:

Accounting management

  • Consolidate and control the mission accountancy
  • Ensure that all vouchers are checked and in line with Solidarités International standards
  • Supervise the sending of archive on due time from base to coordination and from coordination to HQ

Cash management

  • Manage cash-flows and cash transfer for the mission at local levels with the base and donors and at international level with HQ
  • Ensure the relationships with banks by supervising the liaison at mission level
  • Monitor the cash supply system and cash security at mission level and propose improvement to be validated by the Finance Coordinator
  • Support Fin Coo in regular update of the Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) Cash from the bases

HR Administrative Follow up

  • Ensure that  payment of taxes and charges are made to relevant organizations
  • Evaluate the financial risks linked to changes in social policy, participate in the revision of the HR policies

Team management

  • Supervise the activities of the Finance team in Aden and follow-up the daily tasks of the finance coordination
  • Provide technical support to the finance teams at base level and conduct regular field visits to make sure all procedures and standards are followed and applied
  • Participate in welcoming and Finance briefing of new employees
  • Represent the Finance department in the Coordination meetings if necessary


  • Report on a weekly basis to the Finance coordinator, compile internal reporting at mission level for the administrative department and participate in the monthly reporting of the mission
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the administrative stakeholders at national level (NGO & INGO, administrative local authorities…)
  • On request, participate in meetings (donor, authorities, NGO forum…) and workshops relating to his/her field of activity and write up minutes to the Finance coordinator

Analysis of the socio-economic context

  • Follow the development of exchange rates, prices and salary levels

Financial and budgetary management

  • Support the Finance Coordinator in preparing the monthly budget follow up documents and prepare financial formats of the mission
  • Update the monthly format with updated SAGA extraction and exchange rate and send it for base update
  • In line with new projects approval, prepare formats of financial follow up  BFU) for Finance Coordinator validation

•    Support the Finance Coordinator in prepare monthly projects budget follow ups and an analysis for validation of the Finance Coordinator

  • Lead BFU meetings with coordination budget holders and train the mission’s senior staff in how to use the budget follow-up tools
  • Consolidate the monthly mission budget follow up and allocation board
  • Cross check information recorded by the base and request information to justify any variation month to month
  • Prepare the monthly BFU synthesis and annex 1

•    Prepare financial reporting requested by the donor and compile budget proposals to donors to be validated by the Finance Coordinator

  • Monitor the mission’s operating costs

•    Prepare financial reporting requested by authorities (government, ministries) to be validated by the Finance Coordinator

•    Prepare budget proposals when requested to be validated by the Finance coordinator

  • ,Support Fin Coo in preparing audits, manage relations with auditors and follow-up audit recommendations
  • Investigate and follow-up on VAT exemption procedure, collection & reimbursement

Finance department development

Support Fin Coo and provide backup to:

  • Propose, participate in the preparation and implementation of the annual strategy
  • Monitor the implementation and update of financial rules and procedures. Make sure they are harmonized at mission level
  • Ensure that the financial aspects of any change of policy is financially taken into consideration and appearing in the budgets
  • Ensure completion of paper and digital filing, as well as securing administrative documents on all bases
  • Supervise the back up of all files at coordination level on a regular basis and ensure the filling of these documents

III. Profile required

  • Diploma in finance, accountancy, economics
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Prior NGO/INGO experience
  • Excellent knowledge of excel
  • Knowledge of software SAGA would be an asset
  • English Mandatory (written and spoken)
  • Experience in team management
  • Knowledge of the local humanitarian context
  • Good understanding of the security context
  • Proactive and motivated

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)

Line manager:  Finance Coordinator

Line report(s) in COO: Finance Supervisor

       Salary and Benefits:

  • Basic Salary of 2,750 USD.
  • Transportation Allowance of 100 USD.
  • Health Insurance
  • Social Insurance

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