Finance Officer at DRC, Beirut, Lebanon


Deadline: 27 May 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer in Beirut, Lebanon. The duration of this post is 6 months.

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The Finance Officer will be responsible to contribute to the development of country strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Transfers and payments
    • Ensure all payments are made timely and in accordance with existing DRC forms.
    • Ensure all payments meet requirements of National Law and engage with authorities, tax advisors or other stakeholders to ensure tax requirements are met accordingly.
    • Ensure that payment documents comply with DRC internal financial procedures and donor regulations.
    • Ensure proper transfer of funds from DRC HQ in Copenhagen to country office.
    • Ensure bank and cash liquidity is within the threshold.
  • Accounting
    • Ensure all expenses enter the DRC Dynamics in time and of highest quality.
    • Ensure all bank accounts statements are reconciled.
    • Ensure proper filing system for financial documents.
    • Assist in payroll revision.
    • Coordinate with the bank whenever is needed (adding new signatory, amending PoA…).
  • Planning and reporting
    • Ensure the implementation of shared cost tools.
    • Prepare and assist in issuing donor reports.
    • Support the development of new proposals with financial information for budgeting.
    • Reporting as required (NSSF, income taxes, VAT…).
    • Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in financial/accounting field.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, basic proficiency in PowerPoint and Word.
  • Advanced English proficiency.
  • Nationality of Lebanon.

How to Apply

Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.