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Humanity & Inclusion is seeking qualified and dynamic professionals candidate for  Accountant Position in Beirut

Interested candidate is invited to share the CV to [email protected]  with the subject " Accountant -2023” and copy of your ID

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Contact Person Name: 
Ayat Machlab
Contact Person Position: 
Recruitment Officer
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Under supervision of Lebanon Finance Manager, operates the mission accounting practice in compliance with both the Lebanon legal framework and the framework defined by HI. She/ he strive to produce high quality of the missions accounting and those deadlines are met.

Location: Beirut

Reporting to: Lebanon Finance Manager

Interacts with: project team, logistics team, HR team

Missions / Responsibilities

Responsibility 1: to carry out accounting operations of the mission in compliance with HI and the donor’s procedures

Objective: to deliver accurate and timely accounting deliverables and that they are in compliance with HI and donor’s procedures

Benchmark: accounting closures are delivered timely and accurately, no recurrent comments from HQ accounting on the mission’s accounting, bank reconciliation are done accurately, banking and delegation signatures are updated at all time, accounting records are accurate, partner and bank circularization are provided during mid and end of the year closure, 0 finding in donor/ internal audit  


  • Registering financial transactions in NAV on daily basis with high accuracy in terms of GAP codes, financial codes and description
  • Reconciling the bank transaction with bank statement on monthly basis
  • Carrying out regular cash count with cashier
  • Keeping in good contact with the bank management so as to ease relations and to get banking features which ease the work
  • Identifying banking risk and raise to line manager as necessary
  • Closing the accounting on monthly basis on the deadline agreed with the program deadlines
  • Filing of accounting documents, including in scan-it as advised by HI procedures
  • Leading mid and end of the year closure including providing accurate partner and bank circularization and other necessary administrative documents
  • Updating banking delegation and commitment signature table as soon changes are identified
  • Pulling out accounting documents from archive and make the scan/ copy for the auditor
  • Provide accounting clarification as requested by auditor
  • Ensure that all accounting processes are one in accordance with HI rules, regulations and standards

Responsibility 2: implementing the mission’s accounting practices in compliance with the government requirements

Objective: to produce accounting deliverables which follow the government requirements including payment of taxes



  • Keeping updated in government accounting and taxation regulations
  • Providing accounting clarification as requested by auditor
  • Manage the VAT exemption when required

Responsibility 3: Carry out checking of partners accounting documents and their capacity building

Objective: to maintain the quality of partners’ financial documents and accounting practices in compliance with HI and donor’s procedures 

Benchmark:  partners’ capacity in accounting is assessed before agreement is signed, training and coaching are provided to partner before and during the cooperation period, partner’s accounting documents follow HI and donor standard, partner’s accounting practice is incompliance with HI and the donor’s


  • Carrying out partner’s capacity assessment in accounting before the agreement is signed
  • Carrying out partner’s training and coaching before and during the agreement
  • Checking eligibility of partners invoices in compliance with HI and donor rules
  • Recording expenses of the partners in Navision and settle the partners accounts
  • Transferring money to partner after validation of transfer request upon validation of Project Manager/ Country Manager/ Regional Finance Manager
  • Providing recommendations to the partners on what can be improved in the accounting documents, bank receipts, and accounting practices
  • Participate in the audit of the partner when requested

Confidentiality is required in all these responsibilities

Note that this job description must remain flexible; to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.


  • University graduate in the field of accounting or Finance
  • Strong experience Accountancy and Finance (at least 3 years).
  • Previous work experience with I/NGO.
  • Fluent in English (French a plus)
  • Excellent communication, diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Good organizational skills    
  • Good oral, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to support and train
  • Good capacity in team work 


HI workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in HI Code of conduct. In accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child. Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and corruption.

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from woman and persons with disabilities.

Basic salary for the position: The Accountant going to be paid according to the experience and to HI salary Grid.

Basic Salary :       Starting 1450 USD__ 1600 USD.

Closing date:10/10/2023

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application should include CV and motivation letter. Incomplete motivation letters and applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Interested candidates send their CV to [email protected]  with the subject “Accountant-2023”.

Last modified: 
28 Sep, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Disability, Education, Mental Health, Mines/UXO Clearance
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
12 months renewable based on on funding and performance.
Between USD 1450– USD 1600
Salary Range:
1500 to 2000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
University graduate in the field of Accounting or Finance
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut