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“Her appetite for food increased, she started to eat more and started to drink milk something she refused to do before. She has also become less shy, she used to cry if someone bothered her but now she tells me right away" says the mother of the 7-year-old Maya, Peace Education Program.

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“When I worked on my self- portrait, I felt that all the bad things inside me went out. I wish that the sessions never ended.” 

Hayat, 32 years old mother, Protection Program/Expressive Art Therapy Project.

Country Finance Manager



Deadline for applications: Thursday, August 25, 2016

Contract: Full time position




Functions and Responsibilities:


  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting, and/or payroll.
  • Prepares various financial statements, projects budget and reports.
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
  • Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
  • Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls.
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel.
  • Supervises, coordinates and follows up all financial, accounting and budgeting activities of Basmeh-Zeitooneh/ Lebanon.
  • Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
  • Ensures all financial and management controls are complied with and reports any deviations.
  • Prepares the Basmeh-Zeitooneh/Lebanon budgets and cash flows according to related policies and procedures.
  • Implements the financial / accounting, administration, and Management Information System policies & procedures.
  • Manages the annual, operating and programmatic budgets and minimizes negative deviations.
  • Prepares periodic forecasts of funding needs and financial reports.
  • Prepares periodic and financial reports and forward summaries.
  • Maintains the emergency plan in case of seizure or destruction of financial information.
  • Develops and prepares financial studies related to cost minimization, revenue enhancement, human resources, and system applications.
  • Ensures meeting all requirements of internal and external audits.
  • Maintains grant management procedures.


1-    Contracts with suppliers.

2-    Coordinates with insurance companies, updates, adapts and renews insurance policies.

3-    Undertake any other financial and administrative assignments or duties requested by the Chief Administration Officer.


  • A university degree (Master Degree preferred) in Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant program experience in financial analysis and cost accounting.
  • Demonstrates capacity to manage the financial and administration responsibilities.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and reporting skills in both languages (Arabic and English).
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Sets and achieves challenging goals, demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; and follows through on commitments.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.

Experience required: 

  • 5 to 10 years


Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: A university degree (Master Degree preferred) in Finance.



Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:

Period: one year (renewable)

Submission guidelines: Applications should include a detailed CV and a cover letter that addresses the applicant's motivation for applying. Please send the application marked "CFM001" to the following e-mail addresses: Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.