Ended Finance Officer

The Job

Job Title:

Finance Officer

No of position:

1 Position




April 15th, 2021

Contract Type:

Special Service Contract


6 Months renewable based on funding availability and performance.

Duty Station:

Based in Sana’a with field visits to field offices

Probationary Period:

Six months



Reporting to:

Finance Manager

Written Test:



Relief and Development Peer Foundation (RDP) is Non-governmental Organization aims to mitigate the suffering of communities affected by the conflict and disasters, enhance more equitable socio economic development and Increase social responsibility to contribute effectively and positively on the development process. RDP advocates for the rights of affected populations and work in many field areas, food security, nutrition and health and water, sanitation and hygiene, good governance and peace.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain complete books of accounts, as per RDP’s Finance Operation Manual.
  • Checking all payment claims to ensure compliance of RDP’s policy & procedures, donors requirements, Yemeni laws and regulations.
  • Ensure all payments are properly coded to record against active grant and complete authorization of respective budget holder as per RDP’s thresholds of approval.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are supported by documents for disbursement of cash to suppliers, contractors, beneficiaries.
  • Assist senior finance officer and compliance officer to strengthen internal controls & controls environment.
  • Ensure appropriate segregation of duties for each & every financial management task.
  • Actively participate in Budget vs. Actual review meetings.
  • Prepare/review bank and cash, financial data entry on a daily basis.
  • On monthly basis follow-up prepayments and accruals such as (rent, Internet service..etc.) and manage schedule on Quick books accounting system.
  • Ensure preparation of staff monthly salary cost allocations in close coordination with Human Resource (HR) and senior finance officer.
  • Ensure that monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts are prepared on regularly basis.
  • Ensure all vouchers are kept properly in both hard and soft copies.
  • Assist senior finance officer in tracing of all balance sheets accounts on monthly basis and at the end of each grant.
  • Maintain asset & liabilities monthly schedules & reconciliations & ensure that all balances are reconciled with QuickBooks accounting system.
  • Ensure that daily financial matters are handled in a systematic, accurate and transparent manner.
  • Monitor cash & bank flows on a daily basis and maintain close coordination with financial institutions to ensure smooth cash flows. Safe guard of RDP cash from assessed / known risks.
  • If due to unforeseen reasons institutional banking system services not available any alternative arrangements should be arrange with prior consent of respective program manager or senior finance officer.
  • Assist field office & finance teams during Internal & external audit, donor specific audit, any authorized third party review of financial records.
  • Closely work with program coordinator to fully understand financial & compliance aspects of donor funded portfolio and understand donor financial compliance requirements.
  • Maintain working relationship with RDP partners and support offices to ensure smooth financial implementation of projects.
  • Submit all Internal & external financial reports in a timely manner.
  • Review the official e-mails on a daily basis, respond to queries from colleagues and suppliers in a timely and appropriate manner, and ensure any problematic issues are raised with the program coordinator at the earliest opportunity.
  • Any other related duties as assigned by direct supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting software, preferably QuickBooks accounting system and high-level of Microsoft Excel.
  • Prior working experience with NGOs.
  • Very Good communication and reporting skills in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent in using Microsoft including (word, excel, power point and emails).
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their Resumes in English to


Not later than April 15, 2021, putting the job title as the email subject to be considered. Resumes will be considered on a rolling-basis and candidates are encouraged to apply early.

For more information about RDP, please visit our website at http://rdpf.org

RDP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  

  • Employer: RDP
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 25 March 2021
  • Deadline: 15 April 2021