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Admin Base /921

  • Puesto: Admin Base /921
  • Organización: Acción contra el Hambre
  • Fecha límite: 30 de Abril de 2018
  • Lugar: Líbano, Zahle
  • Método de contacto:


 Duration : 12 months

Start date : ASAP

You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...

Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expats and more than 5,000 employees are working for Action Against Hunger in more than forty-six countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation.


  • To ensure that ACF Administrative and Financial Procedures are put into operation efficiently.
  • Manage the base?s Cash and Bank books, advance cash and respective documents.
  • Provide support to technical team and other departments on the budgets follow up.
  • Ensure correct archiving procedures are followed and adhered to for all financial documentation
  • Manage a small team to deliver high quality results, accurate forecasting, accurate accountancy, and transparent and effective financial management.
  • Support the emergency interventions of the organization.
  • Support any activity that helps reaching our humanitarian goals.
  • Promote gender equality within the humanitarian and/or development work

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: To ensure an appropriate cash management of the base

  • Manage the Base Cash Books and Bank Books for each currency used. To supervise the Base Accountant in their daily management of the cash boxes and carry out the cash counts and verify the bank reconciliations each month.
  • To monitor prompt and appropriate liquidation of Cash Advances using the Treasury Advance Books from the Base personnel, counterparts, partners and other related parties who received an advance for the purchase of goods or services, only appropriate invoices and receipts.
  • Ensure that information on the invoices meets AAHand legal standards, check the adherence with donor's guidelines and ensure the purchase has been validated.
  • Monitor bank balances to ensure sufficient funds are always available depending on program needs  ensuring timely treasury requests to capital

Objective 2: To ensure that all transactions are completely and accurately recorded in the accounting system and respects AAH and country procedures

  • Consolidate the monthly accountancy books and import them into SAGA/AGRESSO system software, validating the entries, closing the accountancy by the 5th of the following month
  • Verify all Class 4 accounts ensuring the follow-up of all pending transactions (advances to be returned, deposits, pre-paid charges, VAT/NRT payments, etc.)
  • Send the reconciliations, bank statements and cash counts signed, to the coordination office on a regular basis.
  • Manage and properly archive the proof of expenditures (invoices codifying, allocations, stamps, placing in files)

Objective 3: To ensure a proper budget management of the base

  • To follow up the monthly expenditures of the base in coordination with Logistics Department.
  • To check invoices/receipts: matching with the corresponding internal order form for the amount and the amount and the description of items.
  • To give the appropriate codification on all the invoices (contract, budget lines, accounting codes).
  • To follow-up the coverage plan for the base, in coordination with the Admin Coordinator Operations Coordinator.
  • Support on budgeting for new proposals according with the cost coverage plan for the base and the needs from other departments.
  • To follow up the expenditures in the projects in coordination with the Operations Coordinator, Program Managers, HR Coordinator and Logistics through the budget follow up meetings. Consolidate the forecast of each project for the following months.
  • Analyse possible under and over expenditures, suggesting possible solutions to Operations Coordinator and implementing them together with the Base Log and program Team.
  • To be responsible for any, and all, misallocations and incorrect registered expenses in the budgets
  • To conduct all work in a transparent and approachable manner, ensuring that all processes are tracked and well logged, with adequate documentation to support all decisions.

Objective 4: Assist in the administrative aspects

  • To follow and explain to the new staff, local or international staff, the procedures and the processes regarding Administration.
  • To keep all Action Against Hunger records and information, gathered during employment, strictly confidential.
  • To travel to the field or other locations if requested ? including payments for suppliers if required.
  • To prepare, follow up and file all the documents (contracts, amendments, renewal, termination, and payments) related to the various contracts entered by the Base
  • To support the Operations Coordinator in all administrative, financial, tasks as necessary.
  • Report to the Operations Coordinator on a regular basis and attend coordination meetings
  • To plan and organise the financial department for any audits, from either internal audits or external auditing.

Objective 5: Security

  • Respect the security rules specified in the mission and base security plan, see to it that the team under his/her responsibility complies with the security plan and perform the security management tasks that can be assigned in its protocols.
  • Communicate to the security managers of the working location any security related information or noncompliance with the security plan

Objective 6: Support humanitarian activities of Action Against Hunger

  • Support the emergency interventions of the organization as per the employee's abilities.
  • Support any activity that helps reaching our humanitarian goals, as per the employee?s abilities.
  • Promote gender equality within the humanitarian and/or development work

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

  • Diploma in Accountancy OR Financial Management with relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge of accountancy software
  • Demonstrable knowledge in financial error tracking and control
  • Demonstrable knowledge of donor funded programming
  • Highly confidential and professional
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Impartiality and Objectivity
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in a finance/admin function
  • A demonstrably high degree of competence in working with an international organization
  • Experience in dealing with donors such as EU, WFP, UNICEF, etc.
  • Demonstrable experience of handling a large portfolio of programmes
  • Provable previous experience of participating in audits and financial investigations
  • Complete proficiency in Excel and other software
  • Knowledge of the context in the Bekaa Valley
  • Knowledge of the operations of humanitarian agencies
  • Knowledge of Action Against Hunger tools and financial processes a significant advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic.
  • French and Spanish are considered an asset
  • Windows domain, Compulsory expertise in Excel, accounting programs, SAGA and/or Agresso
  • Mobility (national/ international): National

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Based in: Zahle
  • Area: Admin
  • Formal work contract: 12 months
  • Salary: from 3,190,000 LBP to 3,600,000 LBP gross per month according to candidate's previous experience (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain). Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • LBP 8,000 daily transportation allowance on working days
  • Social security registration and NSSF family allowance if eligible
  • Complementary health insurance for you and your dependants
  • Work accident insurance
  • Life insurance (after 3 months of contract)
  • School allowance for your children if eligible as per the official decrees (paid each year October)
  • 1.5 days of paid holidays per month
  • Approx. 18 days per year of public holidays
  • Many training opportunities



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