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Posting Title:Accountant – International Rescue Committee – Lebanon
Job Location: Lebanon
Skill Required: Finance And Account,
Preferred Experience: 2 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 22th Nov, 2020

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Job Description

With the guidance of the Deputy Finance Manager, the Accountant is responsible for day-to-day data processing while keeping in line with IRC policies and procedures.

To contribute to the IRC Lebanon Finance Department with the implementation of all appropriate processes to ensure the continued effective operation of the accounting functions, transparency, and accountability.


  • Assist in the implementation of Finance policies and procedures.
  • Processing of the data entry, bank, and cash transactions, on daily basis ensuring correct budget codes.
  • Process payments through the preparation of checks and bank transfers after submission of the complete supporting documents.
  • Review petty cash expenses and process payments ensuring compliance with IRC policies and procedures.
  • Review supporting documents for various types of payments ensuring they are complete, with appropriate verifications / & authorizations.
  • Review supporting documents for payments related to volunteers, beneficiaries, etc.  ensuring they are complete, with appropriate program verification
  • Organize and maintain an efficient and effective filing system for all financial, accounting, contracting, and other documentation.
  • Conduct regular site visits to process program-related payments & participate in the ATM card distributions and cash payments.
  • Handle checks for suppliers, and/or verify payment recipients, and follow up on the check receipts related to the area.
  • Perform regular follow up on outstanding advances and ensure the advances taken are liquidated appropriately as per the advance policy.
  • Prepare various tracking sheets such as advance tracking sheets, lease agreements tracking sheets, checks receipts tracking sheets, etc.
  • Maintain custody of the office petty cash and make payments of approved transactions,
  • Perform Bi-weekly and month-end cash counts per the petty cash policy
  • Prepare intercompany & HQ charging from Lebanon country program by extracting documents and ensuring expenses are allocated with correct budget codes along with the associated communication emails and back up documentation.
  • Provide assistance during audit processes and donor visits with timely provision of selected documents.
  • Assist in other finance reconciliations, during the month / and year-end closure, as requested by the supervisor such as :
  • Perform other functions as requested by the supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Advanced Diploma in Accounting from recognized College/Institution (or degree)
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in finance or administration
  • Work experience in a complex environment.  Experience with NGOs is a plus
  • Computer literate with some experience in excel, accounting package knowledge.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Ability to prioritize among multiple tasks and make decisions.
  • Team player.
  • Can work in a stressful environment.


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