The tasks that they will be responsible for are:
– Financial planning:
o Financial planning for the organization’s financial needs and possible funding sources
o Conduct analysis for the organization financial performance to ensure the optimal use of resources
o Provide the management with the necessary financial information to make decisions to reduce financial risks
o Consolidate budgets from WND offices and prepare a consolidated annual financial report for the whole organization
o Provide opinion and advice on legal issues that have effect on the financial performance of the organization
– Daily accounting tasks in the main office:
o Prepare project budgets and complete financial due diligence files before signing contracts
o Review funding contracts and ensure compliance with donor requirements
o Ensure the accuracy of the supporting documents before completing the payment process
o Updating the database and recording financial transactions on the accounting database.
o Prepare cash flow plan to ensure the availability of the needed funds to implement the activities and updating it monthly
o Perform bank and cash reconciliations
o Ensure the completion of the monthly closing process
o Follow-up spending on budgets in coordination with programs team and ensure financial coverage for each expenditure
o Match balances between WND different offices
o Maintain financial archive
– Supervision and control:
o Oversee the performance of the finance team in WND different offices
o Evaluate the financial team and propose a capacity building plan to develop the department’s performance
o Conduct periodic internal audits on the financial performance in WND different offices
o Complete the implementation of the financial decentralization plan
– Audit and compliance:
o Responsible for coordinating the annual financial audit in the main office and ensure its completion in the other offices of the organization
o Responsible for coordinating projects audits in the main office
o Ensure the implementation of the financial policy throughout the organization.
o Ensure the harmony and compatibility of the financial performance in WND different offices and departments.
o Ensure the application of the policies of other operations departments (HR – Procurement)
o Ensures adherence to international standards and other guidance on Protection, GBV Services, Child-friendly spaces, child safeguarding PSEA, community-lead social action, etc., disseminating such information within the finance department and ensuring its application when appropriate within the financial processes and policies .
o Review and develop the financial policy periodically and ensure they are applied in different WND offices
o Developing processes and financial templates
o Work with the other departments to ensure processes harmonization between different departments
o Develop the work on the accounting system to ameliorate reporting
– Internal and external communication:
o Coordinate with the operations departments managers
o Coordinate and communicate with the program team
o Communicating with donors – banks – accounting firm – auditors and other external parties
o Prepare periodic reports for various internal and external parties
o Participates in strengthening internal relationships and consolidated partnerships with relevant actors to advance shared feminist commitments.
Skills and requirements:
– Master’s degree in financial management or equivalent (accounting – internal control – audit …)
– More than 5 years of experience in a similar position, preferably in nonprofit sector
– Well knowledge in using accounting software, preferably QuickBooks
– Well knowledge in using Microsoft pack, especially Excel
– Speak Arabic and English fluently, French and German are considered as assets
– High communication skills, supervision, and management skills.
– Ability to define priorities, multi-tasking
– Commitment to feminist values and leadership
WND gives priority to women applicants in all of its recruitment processes.