Financial officer, EDU-SYRIA scholarship programme

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EDU-SYRIA scholarship programme, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the ‘Madad Fund’, is looking to recruit a financial officer.

The Financial Officer will join our finance team, and must be reliable and have the ability to work well within a team, yet show the maturity to work independently. The Financial Officer’s primary responsibility is to perform payments while ensuring documentation and accuracy.

  • Job Responsibilities
    • Perform all voucher payments, journals, and receipts.
    • Perform bank reconciliation for all accounts.
    • Perform internal and external transfers.
    • Perform Financial claims to partners.
    • Implement financial procedures.
    • Verify receipts before proceeding with the payments.
    • Ensure timely payment for students and partners.
    • Ensure filing of all financial documents.
    • Be responsible for various month-end closing processes (e.g. ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the ledger and all supporting documentation, monthly coding checks).
    • Contribute to all required audits.
    • Perform variance analyses and prepare account reconciliations.
    • Conduct regular visits to partner institutes.
  • Competencies
    • Accountability and Dependability for the quality and timeliness of work.
    • Attention to detail and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
    • Analysis of data to grasp issues draw conclusions and solve problems.
    • Communication in an effective manner.
    • Confidence in the ability to do the job.
    • Creative and innovative to provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges.
    • Flexibility in adapting and working with a variety of situations.


Countries covered:

  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Syria *