Job Vacancy: Finance Assistant

In وظائف by CIHRS


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

Location: CIHRS Regional Office, Tunis

Starting Date: As Soon As Possible

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep record of income and expenses.
  • Issues The Closing Accounts (Final accounts) along with the financial auditor.
  • Keep soft copies of all expenses files and documents.
  • Responsible of all accounting books and their regular update.
  • Process expenses according to the organization policies and procedures.
  • Prepare Monthly Expenditure Report and report it to Financial Director.
  • Coordinate with the external auditor on regular auditing.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Proactively identify areas of potential financial risk and propose solutions.
  • Complies with state and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Provide support to the Financial Director in monitoring of expenditure against donor contracts, including the preparation of internal financial reports.
  • Technically assist with budget preparation to support the Programme Unit.
  • Provide reporting and financial management advice to Programme Officers, Programme Director and the Financial Director.
  • Maintain a proper filing system of the field related financial data.
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

Qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree in (Finance, Accounting, Business Administration) or a relevant field.
  • 1 – 2 years of work experience in finance management, preferably with NGOs.
  • Excellent computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic very good knowledge of French is an asset.
  • Good understanding of administrative and financial management procedures and control, in particular with regard to project management and allocation of resources.
  • Familiarity with EU financial rules and regulations is an asset.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

To Apply

  • More information about Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies could be found at:
  • Resumes along with a cover letter should be sent to:, deadline is February 14, 2016.
  • Resumes will be reviewed as received. Interviews will be granted as interesting candidates are identified, so there is no need for telephone calls, application must include a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications, please write your name and the position in the subject line of your email.
  • CIHRS is an equal opportunity employer.

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