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The International Legal Foundation

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31 Octobre 2023 Il y a 8 months

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

ABOUT THE ILF

Established in 2001, the ILF is a leading global advocate for the right to counsel. Our mission is to make justice a reality for poor people by fighting to guarantee high-quality legal representation for everyone arrested or detained. Around the world, we provide criminal defense services and build sustainable, effective legal aid institutions.  

Headquartered in New York, the ILF has current programs in Afghanistan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Palestine, and Tunisia. We work with ministries of justice, bar associations, lawyers, prosecutors, and police to expand access to justice for vulnerable people. By bringing international criminal defense experts together with local lawyers to provide professional mentorship and exchange, the ILF is raising up a new generation of public defenders. Our work prevents torture and mistreatment, promotes alternatives to detention, encourages positive youth development, and builds fair and credible institutions. 

The goal of the ILF’s program in Tunisia is to mentor Tunisian lawyers to provide quality, effective criminal defense services to poor people charged with crimes. The ILF has three offices in Tunisia, in Tunis, Kasserine and Kairouan.  The ILF is seeking a full-time Finance Administrator to help with Financial tracking and reporting obligations.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This is an entry level position for a mature, confident, self-starter who is willing to learn and is able to communicate effectively with a variety of people. The ILF manages several grant projects simultaneously, and has 3 offices with a team of lawyers and program support staff of over 10 people across the offices.  This position works to ensure that Finances across offices and grants are running smoothly.

Specific responsibilities for this position include the following: 

  • Serve as one of three signatories for a two signatory process for signing checks and orders of payment
  • Closely coordinate with Tunis accountant for all business related matters;
  • Oversee Statutory Tunis audit in collaboration with Tunis accountant; Oversee local project audit/assessment required by donors.
  • Ensure that staff/consultants and payroll taxes are paid correctly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that invoices are paid correctly and adhere to budgets and ILF financial guidelines
  • Ensure that the invoices are kept safely and scanned copies are sent to ILF headquarters on a monthly basis.
  • Submit time sheets on a monthly basis to ILF headquarters finance department
  • Keep records of financial transactions for the organization, including accounts payable and receivable (consistent with accounting standards for nonprofit agencies)
  • Use ILF accounting software to enter ILF Tunisia transactions
  • Maintain and distribute petty cash
  • Use and review vouchers and purchase orders, and reconcile bank and petty cash statements and balances, to verify, allocate, and post details of business transactions to relevant accounts
  • Regularly review actual expenses to budgets and analyze them for potential budgetary issues
  • Prepare expense reports to be distributed to ILF headquarters and / or funders
  • Ensure that all Tunisian reporting documents are prepared
  • Work closely with ILF headquarters finance staff in preparing financial reports    

   

EXEPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to organize and multi-task
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Experience in Finance a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word…)
  • Good accounting skills are an essential asset for this position

Antiracism, diversity, and equity are critical to our organizational values and to the ILF’s mission to secure equal access to justice for all. Our success is dependent upon providing the space, resources, and support that allow our global team to bring their full selves to work, and to thrive. The International Legal Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We practice inclusive hiring and work to achieve and maintain diversity across races, genders, sexualities, abilities, and experiences. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities to apply.  System-impacted people (i.e. people with past involvement with the criminal justice system, directly or through family) are also strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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