Job title: Accountant
Location of Job: YWCA Jericho –Jericho
Closing Date for applications: 8th June 2016
The YWCA – Jericho was established in Aqbet Jaber Refugee Camp and in Jericho after Al Nakba in 1948. The YWCA Jericho has developed several projects that aim to empower women and girls and improve their lives through enhancing the accessibility and participation in educational and cultural activities; creating and developing economic opportunities; and raising awareness and advocating for their individual and national rights
The YWCA Jericho seeks to hire a full time job accountant to work under the direct supervision of the Executive Director – the ED, and be supported by the Financial Controller at the National Office of the YWCA of Palestine.
He or she will have the responsibility for the day-to-day operation of finances, compliance with donor requirements, and production of financial reports.
The major tasks to be accomplished are:
-Creating chart of accounts and recording of all financial transactions on the accounting software
-Preparation of semi-annual and annual budgets, cash flow and forecasting for approval from ED
-Ensuring compliance with expenditure line items and budgets
-Monitor income and expenditure and preparation of periodic financial reports
-Prepare payroll and prepare all tax and national insurance forms, payments in compliance with local labor laws and regulations
-Oversee all procurements and ensure compliance with YWCA policies and procedures to include accurate financial management and control, record keeping, obtain quotes from services providers and vendors, asset management.
-Maintain close, effective working relationships with all partners and stakeholders. Regular correspondence with partners on financial management and reporting.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
-Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
-Experience in NGO’s or project accounting is preferable
-Acquaintance with financial software programs (e.g. Bisan Enterprise)
-Experience with budgeting, costing, and financial reporting
-Experience of working on fulfilling donors’ requirements
-Good Computer skills (Microsoft Office Excel)
-Good Communication skills English and Arabic
-Preference to those who are residents of Jericho
To apply for the position: Applicants can send their CV - in English language - with a cover letter that includes justification of interest in this post to the following e-mail address:
for more information please call at Tel:02 2322784 , Fax : 02 2323799,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.