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30 Avril 2017 Il y a 4 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis

Position Title : Finance Manager

Primary Location : Tunis – Tunisia  

Position Status : Employee 

Area of Operation : Tunis/Libya 

Employment Period : Until end of December 2017 extendable



MERCY CORPS has been operational in Libya since 2011 focusing on protection of the displaced and conflict affected population and supporting Libyan efforts to protect vulnerable communities and peacefully build a secure foundation for participatory, inclusive and accountable governance and economic opportunity.


Working in the Libya program under the direction of the Team Leader, the Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial management of the country program, ensuring compliance with Mercy Corps internal policies and procedures as well as donor regulations.


Main Tasks:

  • Oversee and manage daily country-wide accounting and finance functions including the timely recording of transactions, cash management, banking, payroll, inventory, receivables, and payables.
  • Plan and implement systems for financial operations in both the main country office and in field offices in accordance with the Mercy Corps Field Finance Manual and donor regulations, including systems for cash flow management, budgeting, consolidation of accounting information, internal controls, financial reporting, financial record-keeping, grant management and compliance.
  • Hire, train and supervise Mercy Corps finance staff in country.
  • Maintain banking relations and plan and monitor country cash flow requirements to ensure the smooth implementation of Mercy Corps programs.
  • Provide monthly standard accounting submissions to Mercy Corps Headquarters, including general ledger files, account reconciliations, expenditures by cost center/project, required sub grantee reporting, as well as other financial information in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide monthly management reports to the Country Representative and Program Managers, including expenditures by cost center/project, sub grantee reporting and other financial information, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Develop annual fiscal year budgets with the Country Representative and develop and implement grant budgeting and forecasting systems with Program Managers.
  • Perform internal audits and reviews as required to ensure compliance with Mercy Corps and donor requirements.
  • Effectively stay abreast of donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; and train Mercy Corps program and partner staff in these policies.
  • Review and monitor partners’ financial reporting and compliance. Provide additional technical assistance to partners as necessary to maintain high standards of compliance.
  • Provide on-going technical support for drafting and reviewing budgets and financial narratives for new proposal development. Take the lead as appropriate in the budget development process including facilitation of review and feedback of budget by Mercy Corps HQ.
  • Ensure compliance with Mercy Corps’ procurement policies and procedures for all goods and services.
  • Develop and maintain local office policies and procedures and provide training for all issues related to local financial matters.
  • Analyze compensation packages, taxation requirements and human resource policies for local staff to ensure that Mercy Corps’ has adequately accounted for the financial impact of local staff compensation and benefits.
  • Maintain appropriate local insurance coverage to protect Mercy Corps.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: All Finance Department staff in Liba  and MC Libya Field Offices ACCOUNTABILITY


WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Program and operations teams, HQ Regional Finance Officer (with authority for technical financial matters), Regional Program Director


  • Four or more years of progressive financial management experience is required.
  • A BA/S or equivalent in accounting or finance is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Four years experience in grants management as well as an understanding of donor regulations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting preparation and presentation and the proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills
  • Fluency in Arabic required. Excellent oral and written English skills


The ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel both in a managerial as well as training capacity is required. An ability to support programmatic objectives with timely and meaningful financial information is essential. A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary. An impeccable professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential. The Finance Manager must be willing to travel regularly to Mercy Corps field offices and project sites. As this is a new country program, the Finance Manager must demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and a willingness to perform a wide range of financial tasks.


The position is based in Tunis, and may be requested to travel – sometimes on short notice— to areas with limited access to medical facilities and amenities.

Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

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