الوصف الوظيفي

Position Title         : Finance Manager            

Position Type         : Full Time , Regular Contract

Location                : Gaza Office

Duration               : One Year

About Mercy Corps

 

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

 

The Mercy Corps Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions in Palestine, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance. The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures.  In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.

General Position Summary

Working in the Finance Department under the supervision of the Finance Director. The Finance Manager is responsible for all financial functions in Gaza, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Supervise finance team in Gaza.

Provide financial review of purchase requests, purchase orders, contracts and payment requests to ensure compliance with Mercy Corps policies and procedures and project budgets and ensure compliance with Mercy Corps’ procurement policies and procedures for all goods and services as per AAM.

Review the monthly payroll for Gaza that is prepared by Sr. Finance Officer.

Prepare monthly BVAs reports for effective programs.

Follow up with financial commitments with program managers.

Ensure efficient and timely coordination with Jerusalem Finance Team.

Review journals and upload data to the general ledger.

Prepare monthly closing journal entries and re-classes related to Gaza office.

Post and maintain filing of payments and monthly journal entries in Gaza.

Assist JR Finance Manage with the month end accounting close process. Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the ledger, general journals and all supporting documentation in Gaza office.

Prepare month end balance sheet accounts reconciliations for Gaza accounts.

Oversee the maintenance of all accounting records, ensuring that records are complete, accurate and safeguarded.

Monitor cash and bank balances and coordinate monthly cash projections.

Other Duties:
  • Assist in the training and support of the finance officers in field offices, including answering daily questions, training new hires, making field visits, etc.
  • Ensure all staff are fully aware of donor and internal regulations.
  • Lead process of responding to audit requirements.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties assigned by the Finance Director, as needed.
Team Management
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations, and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.
Security
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
Organizational Learning 
  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.
Accountability to Beneficiaries
  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically

    to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • The Sr. Finance Officer in Gaza

Accountability

Reports Directly To: Finance Director

Works Directly With: Country Finance and Compliance Team, Operations team members, Program Managers, and others.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Five years or more of Financial and Grants Management experience is required.
  • A university degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Three years or more in the Finance Department of an international NGO is preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel.
  • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English and Arabic skills.

Success Factors

The ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel is required. A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary. A high professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential.  The Finance Manager must be willing to travel to Mercy Corps field offices and project sites.

Ongoing Learning

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct elearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

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متطلبات الوظيفة

Knowledge and Experience

  • Five years or more of Financial and Grants Management experience is required.
  • A university degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Three years or more in the Finance Department of an international NGO is preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel.
  • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English and Arabic skills.

Success Factors

The ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel is required. A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary. A high professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential.  The Finance Manager must be willing to travel to Mercy Corps field offices and project sites.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Finance Manager
آخر موعد للتقديم 29 - Sep - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة عليا/تنفيذي
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

Qualified persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application online HERE no later than Thursday , 29 September 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please apply separate application for each position you are interested in.

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