Ended Finance Assistant

The Job

Job title: Finance Assistant

Employment category:  NMI

Reporting to

1 Finance Team leader – Technically

2 Base Manager – Administratively

Unit/department: Finance                       

Location: Hodeida

Authorization level: N/A

Overall purpose of the role

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

Geographic scope: Country (Yemen –Alhodaidah )                                                                                               

The duty station of the finance assistant will be based on Hodidah with possibility to move to the field frequently.

Main 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.
  • Managing the cash advances movement as per DRC policy and procedures.
  • Reviewing, verifying all payments and ensuring DRC manuals, procedures and policies are applied.
  • Prepare all payments vouchers and cheques/bank TRFs while ensuring adequacy and accuracy of supporting documentation.
  • Ability to move to field to support program staff.
  • Ensure that all cash/bank transactions have been recorded up to date.
  • Making sure that safe and bank have adequate balance.
  • Assist in cash accounts and bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain proper filling system for all financial documents up-to-date.
  • Scan all payments and other financial documents as well as supporting documents on regular basis.
  • Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures and regulations
  • Following up money transfer with Al-Kuraimi ,Al-Barq and other FSPs.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required experience and competencies                                                                                                                              

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:  

• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.  

• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.  

• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  

• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.  

• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.                                                             

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Essential qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in accounting/Finance
  • At least one year in similar organization.
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Advance English.





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here


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¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Very Good English language (written and spoken)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  1. Internal: All DRC staff
  2. External:
  • Other NGOs & UN agencies
  • LNGO
How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by 28th Apr 2019. Due to the urgency of this hiring, interviews will be on a rolling basis, and a candidate might be selected even before the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Al Hodaida
  • Posted on: 16 April 2019
  • Deadline: 28 April 2019