General objective of the job
The Finance Manager is responsible for Financial Management and Budget Control that includes ensuring bookkeeping is done in a timely and accurate manner and complies with the relevant accounting principles.
The Finance Manager functions as the organizations accountant. In this role the Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring that the bookkeeping of War Child Lebanon adheres to the international accounting standards.
S/he supervises the Finance Officers, including their performance enhancement/management.
S/he monitors and guides administrative staff and project coordinators on how to keep the books.
S/he ensures that the financial reports and audits are prepared and submitted to the OSM on schedule
S/he builds the capacity of Finance Officers.
Position in the organisation
The Finance Manager is part of the Operations Support department reporting to the Operation Support Manager.
S/he manages Finance Officers.
Result: Finances are handled in such matter that all financial documents are done according to international auditing standards
Result: Financial administrative tasks are handled in such a way that a filing system is in place.
Supervisionand Capacity Building
Result: War Child Lebanon staff have the needed financial knowledge and skills.
Child protection concerns are raised and addressed according to international and internal standards
Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar degree;
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar positions with an NGO for an EU- or UNICEF/UNHCR funded project is a must;
Skills and Competencies
Strong computer skills, Microsoft office and especially Excel;
Fluency in Arabic and English;
Attentive to detail and cost-conscious;
Works well in small team;
Careful attention to routine systems and procedures;
“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Lebanon, including adherence to the Child Safety Policy, is essential”