Emergency Response Finance Officer

General Information

SOS Childrens Villages
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Jun 15, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


Mission of the position:
The Emergency Response Finance Officer’s mission is to ensure efficient and effective financial management and coordination in the ongoing SOS CVI Emergency Response Programme. S/he is responsible for ensuring adherence to internal policies and procedures relevant to financial processes and overseeing the financial management in the Emergency Programmes.

Main Tasks:
 Responsible for managing cash flow and transfers to the Emergency Response programme.
 Responsible for overseeing and monitoring project expenditure and reporting any irregularity to the National Finance Manager.
 Responsible for elaborating monthly financial reports and donor reports.
 Technically supports the Emergency Response HR, Finance and Admin Officer in the FIELD location.
 Supervise payment vouchers, cheques and petty cash payments.
 Ensures that all invoices are paid promptly to protect the reputation of SOS Children’s Villages.
 Prepares Bank and Cash Registers and bank reconciliation statements.
 Replenishes the Project’s petty cash float and ensures this is responsibly and effectively used at all times.
 Banks all income received and affects all cash withdrawals.
 Administers the project payroll. Ensures correct payment of income tax and other statutory deductions.
 Submits a projected income and expense form and requests regular transfers to ensure sufficient running cost funds are received for the project.
 Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
 Prepare monthly balance sheet schedules.
 Examine statements to ensure accuracy.
 Ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
 Data Protection
 At all times ensures that personal data of donors, sponsors, SOS CV beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS Children’s Village International data protection laws.
 Performs other reasonable tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Main clients:
• National Management Team (Finance staff)
• Member Association co-workers
• Emergency Response team members
• Project team
• HR & Finance officer

Job Qualifications
• 2 to 3 years of previous experience
• BA degree in Finance
• an experience in NGO is a plus

Company Profile

The Lebanese Association of SOS Children's Villages is a non-profit private social organization, both politically and denominationally independent. It was founded in 1964 and registered in the ministry of Social Affairs under No. 189/AD. It is legally recognized as a Lebanese welfare organization under the decree of public utility No. 5830.

The Lebanese Association of SOS Children's Villages responds to children's needs through the SOS child based model of care by:
• Providing family-based child care to children without parental care within the SOS Children's Villages.
• Supporting families at risk of child abandonment through Family Strengthening .

There are 4 SOS Children's Villages (in Bhersaf-Metn, Kfarhay-Batroun, Sferai- South, and Ksarnaba-Bekaa), 4 Youth Houses for boys and 4 for girls and 2 Social Centers (Beirut and Ksarnaba)

470 children are provided family based child care within the 4 SOS Children's Villages and 8 Youth Houses. 2000 children and their care givers currently participate in the Family Strengthening.

Office location: SOS Bldg., Monseigneur Chibli Street
Area: Jesr El Bacha
City: Sin El Fil
Additional directions: P.O.Box: 55-242 Beirut

Tel: (+961) 1 499808
Fax: (+961) 1 499808 ext: 104
Email: soslib@dm.net.lb
Website: http://www.sos.org.lb