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Kindly indicate the job position title "Finance & Administration Manager" in the subject of your email application.


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The Finance & Administration Manager reports to the Country Director.

S/he supervises the Finance Officer/Assistant (s) and Logistics & Procurement Department.


Budgeting and Cash Management

  • Budget development: Develop, in collaboration with the Country Director (CD) and other Programme Officers, the programmes proposed budgets and coordinate their preparation in accordance with RET’s and the donors’ requirements;
  • Budget management: Supervise programmes’ budgets follow up using relevant reports to identify unexpected/expected implementation discrepancies and ensure that these are discussed and agreed with the CD rapidly;
  • Treasury management: Ensure that there are enough funds available in the country mission to execute the programme activities by supervising the relevant reports and transactions (cash reconciliations, funds requests, etc.);
  • External coordination: Coordinate and manage the overall relationship and transactions with the local financial institutions – banks;

Accounting and Reporting

  • Ensure that the expenses incurred in execution of RET’s projects are allocated to the relevant programme correctly and in line with the RET’s Field Finance Manual. Also, ensure that any specific donor requirements are adhered to during the execution of the budget;
  • Ensure there is written justification in case of incompatibility between RET’s Manual and any other law or regulation. This should be supported with external documentation: copy of regulations, reputed third parties’ reports, etc.;
  • Ensure proper accounting of all programmes’ transactions using the relevant RET tools;
  • Ensure proper preparation of financial reports, list of expenses, bank accounts reconciliations, petty cash reconciliations, etc. in accordance with RET’s requirements and applicable tools;
  • Submit monthly financial reports and send relevant SAGA reports and scanned supporting documents;
  • Manage overall relationship with local reviewers/auditors and other relevant authorities;
  • Ensure systematic filing/documentation of the office;

Coordination and Overall Management of Local Partners

  • Oversight of the performance of local partners, ensuring the effective and transparent use of funds;
  • Supervise and support the partner’s team on the preparation of budgets, fund requests and follow up on the settlements of funds transferred;

Human Resources Management

In all instances where there is no H.R Officer/Manager, the Finance Manager will be responsible to manage, in collaboration with the CD and others, the entire H.R process from recruitment to separation.


  • Review drafted or draft employment contracts, end of contracts; arrange insurance/medical check-up for all employee;
  • Supervise proper registration of employee attendance/ maintain leave record and balances for all employee;
  • Supervise preparation of employee payroll and ensure it is accurate and paid on time;
  • Contribute to the establishment and maintaining of a harmonious working environment; seek to strengthen team building by encouraging active participation and interaction at all levels;
  • Coordinate and supervise the recruitment process for RET’s employees whenever required, discuss and agree with the CD on different types of contracting modalities, HR policies and benefits. Ensure that there is transparency in all recruitment and report any non-adherence to the relevant hierarchy;
  • Coordinate with RET’s lawyers and RET’s CD on HR policies in accordance with local laws and general practices in their countries;


  • Attend any meeting related to his/her areas of responsibility or delegate such attendance as may be appropriate;
  • Coordinate with the CD on financial, administrative or management procedures;
  • Manage the Admin / Finance Team and make sure they complement each other, assigning them tasks appropriately and adapting their duties when there is high/low volume of administrative work;
  • Supervise the overall logistics, purchases, equipment procurement, IT services and maintenance;
  • Advice RET’s CD on any regulations that may have an impact on RET’s  programmes and/or policies;
  • Take necessary steps to ensure that all financial data is adequately and safely backed up;
  • Perform any other work-related duties as required.
Last modified: 
13 Oct, 2021
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Children & Youth, Conflict Resolution, Development, Education
Application Deadline:
Saturday, 23 October 2021
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
1 year with possibility for renewal.
Salary Range:
2500 to 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting. Master degree in related field is a plus.
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
  • Beirut