Regional Finance Administratitive Director, Middle East - International Medical Corps, Amman

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Finance Officer provides day-to-day financial and administrative support on one or more programs/grants, including the processing transactions, adhere to donor regulations and IMC policies and procedures, reporting, and assisting in financial analysis.

Accounting and Finance Support to Grant/Contracts
  • Assist the Program and Finance staff with day-to-day accounting operations and financial support in accordance with donor/client and International Medical Corps internal policies and procedures
  • Prepare procurement requests and ensure all approvals are secured and coordinate with logistics department the delivery of services and goods
  • Account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy, and control over payments
  • Prepare ad hoc logistics and financial reporting to aid in tracking and reconciliation of transactions
  • Maintain accurate financial transactions and grant/contract records
  • Assist program staff and finance department in meeting donor/client and internal reporting requirements
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports for submission to donor on or before the deadlines
Assist Finance Department in other finance related task, as needed including:
  • Research on financial compliance topics
  • Accounting for overhead procurements transactions
  • Maintenance of accurate financial transactions records
Working Relationships
  • Maintain frequent communication with Program Staff, HQ Finance and Field office Finance to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated clearly
Work with program and logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets
  • Attend coordination meetings
  • Interface with service providers on service delivery, invoicing and processing of payments

  • A university degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Minimum 1 years experience in a non-profit organization, including an extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, preferably ACCPAC
  • Experience in working with a large national staff team
  • Must be able to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the organization
  • Knowledge of varied donor financial regulations
  • Experience in managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies
  • Proven leadership qualities required
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills

  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players
  • Ability to speak French.

  • Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization
  • Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization
  • Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process
  • Can function effectively in a loosely structured work environment and to set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements

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Closing date:  15 Nov 2011