Finance Officer

Closing date


Working under and reporting to the Country Cooordinator, the Finance Officer is responsible for handling all financial aspects of HRF’s operations in Yemen. Specific responsibilities include:


  • Develop and maintain systems and controls to ensure the efficiency, integrity and transparency of HRF Yemen, including any field and/or fundraising offices in accordance with guidelines internationally accepted accounting standards.

  • Ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions are maintained in a systematic order and in safe and secure conditions in HRF’s country offices.

  • Provide the country director with complete, accurate and timely financial reports, including institutional donor reports where required for all projects implemented in the field office, in the required formats.

  • Maintain accurate and effective financial controls on all transactions incurred by the HRF offices in Yemen.

  • Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records.

  • Ensure that the field office and sub-office funds are adequately managed.

  • Liaise with external auditors, government departments, banks regularly.

  • Manage and undertake local internal audits of the field and fundraising offices including implemented projects.

  • Liaise regularly with HQ Finance Department, providing regular reports to HQ as required.


  • Support the Country Coordinator in managing logistics.

  • Support the Country Coordinator with various administrative tasks as required.


  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role in an NGO.

  • University degree in a related field.

  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office suite and accounting software.

  • Working knowledge of both English and Arabic.

  • Right to live and work in Yemen.

How to apply

Please email with the following;

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Details of 2 references

Please put "Finance Officer - Yemen" in the email subject header. Note that due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a view to filling the position as soon as possible.