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Finace Officer

Sanaa (Yemen)

INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

INTERSOS, in the framework of its activities in Yemen, is currently selecting candidates for the following position.

Finance Officer

STARTING DATE: Availability to enter on duty with a short notice period (maximum 3 weeks)

DUTY STATION: Sana’a, Yemen



The Finance Officer is responsible for the proper technical performance of all accounting-financial

activities of the mission and its projects. In this context, he/she ensures the correct and effective

management of financial resources, in accordance with the Organization procedures and the

Regional Finance Officer’s guidelines.

. Specifically he/she is responsible to:

· To ensure compliance with INTERSOS and donors procedures;

· To manage country and project accounting and coordinate administrative personnel;

· To assume responsibility for cash account administration, ensuring conformity to existing

procedures; shortages or thefts must be reported, bearing the joint signature of both, the

Country Finance Officer and the Head of Mission;

· To update the economic and financial status of the mission and related-projects, in terms

of expenses, appropriations, available cash and liquidity (Prima Nota);

· To update monthly the Global Management of the mission under the coordination of the Regional Finance Officer;

· To provide support to the Head of Mission on the drafting of new projects.

· To check Bank accounts of the mission of the mission and provide the Regional Finance Officer with monthly Bank Statements and Bank reconciliations;

· To check the interim and final financial reports and submit them to the Project Manager

and Head of Mission for approval (with the support of the Regional Administrator);

· To assume responsibility for local personnel register;

· To ensure the proper execution of goods, works and services procurement processes and

conformity to INTERSOS and donors procedures.

· To be responsible for mission administrative-accounting documents and all finished project

Documentation (with the support and overall responsibility of the Regional Administrator).


· To set up, organize and manage the administrative files pertaining the mission and in loco

projects, based on criteria defined by the Protocols and any indications from the Regional

Finance Officer;

· To check that warehouse bookkeeping and related documents are d stored and filed;

· To update inventory records pertaining INTERSOS and third-parties assets and verify the

completeness of the supporting documentation;

· To provide the Regional Finance Officer with official documentation on individual projects

and contracts;

· To update the list of reliable suppliers, as indicated by the Head of Mission, for

subsequent use in specific procedures;

· To manage the local personnel register, subdivided by project;

· To submit to the Regional Finance Officer and the Foreign Finance Director the

accounting report and the supporting documentation.


· Advanced university degree in finance, business administration or other related field;

· Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience at national and international levels in protection and project management;

· Strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security and financial management.

· Good communication skills in English is required;

· Computer and admin/finance skills;

· Strong representation and negotiation skills;

· Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills;

· Donor compliance and reporting;

· Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts.

· Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive resume, cover letter expressing interest in the position and references to:

with subject line: "Finance Officer_Yemen”

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: INTERSOS
  • Location: Sanaa (Yemen)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2015-10-12

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