Key Activities

  • Draft and maintain all policies and procedures are in compliance with Borderless and funding source policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Manage all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department.
  • Develop and implement the NGO Finance policies, procedures and systems.
  • Manage the NGO and projects budget. This includes forecasting future income and expenses, creating budgets and balance sheets, and ensuring that spending is within budget limits across projects.
  • Review and approve all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
  • Oversees training/Orientation and technical support to programs, logistics and administrative staff for skills improvement in the areas of accounting, reporting and internal control
  • Assist in the selection of appropriate suppliers and contractors, to promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing standards and costing.
  • Draft an appropriate service level agreement to properly evaluate the performance of suppliers, and report on this on a regular basis.
  • Work with internal stakeholders (teachers or operations staff) to determine procurement needs, quality and delivery requirements.
  • Responsible for order placement timing, supply / demand alignment, material replenishment and supplier performance

Data Entry / Accounting Records

  • Analyse and take necessary steps in maintenance of Borderless subsidiary ledgers for advances, receivables and payables
  • Verify completeness and accuracy of all accounting documents
  • Record, reconcile, produce reports and generate budgets
  • Make sure that on a monthly basis report reconciliations are completed on a timely manner and those final reconciliations and trial balances are reviewed with the Operations Director.
  • Review, record and release the payroll; ensure standard financial controls are maintained and that all payments are accurate and legitimate

Bank Operations

  • Process cash withdrawals from the bank and ensure timely bank payments
  • Liaise with bank officials in order to ensure uninterrupted bank services
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation schedules.
  • Ensuring adequate cash balance is available in bank for smooth function of activities.
  • Prepare bank letters when required

Cash Operations / Preparation of Vouchers

  • Ensure internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursement, exchanges, receipts and transfers.
  • Inform Operations Director of all discrepancies
  • Ensure that cash payments are reduced as much as possible

Audit and Management

  • Respond to internal and/or external audit requests
  • Maintain the audit file as per Borderless policy
  • Participate in the management committee meetings and support in building the strategic aspirations of the organization
  • Any other task as requested by the Operations Director.

Required Qualifications 

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Professional qualification as a CFA, CPA, CMA is considered a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial software
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Sharp time management skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data


  • Must be fluent in English and Arabic
  • Must be able to communicate in both English and Arabic verbally and in writing
  • Excellent English writing skills are a must

Working hours:

Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 5:00

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Last modified: 
18 Sep, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth, Education, Human Rights & Protection, Labor & Livelihoods, Relief Services
Application Deadline:
Friday, 29 September 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
  • Beirut