FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

REPORTING TO: Finance Administrator 

LOCATION: Amman, Jordan 

START DATE: ASAP 

Lapis is one of the leading strategic communications companies in the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, with operations in frontier markets including Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries. As part of MOBY Group, we have been supporting positive social change on the ground for the past 12 years.

We know how to drive opinion, attitudinal and behavioral change, and we pride ourselves on commanding unparalleled understanding of complex media and sociopolitical environments. We stay on the forefront of changes in audiences’ media and technology consumption, and combine this systems-level knowledge with our on-ground expertise to tailor carefully analyzed and creatively engaging products. Our services include digital / traditional / social media, research, marketing, mass communications, and strategy. Our clients include international development agencies, government, the private sector, and more. 

We now seek exceptional candidates who have the passion, intellectual acuity, and business acumen to help grow our organization and deepen our impact.

ROLE + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain all Accounting modules namely, General Ledger, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Purchase Order Process, Fixed Assets Management and Inventory / Stock and Payroll.
  • Support preparation of company and project budgets, forecasts, re-forecasts and update project profitability reports accordingly
  • Coordinate all auditors’ requirements, as needed -Internal, external, project specific and government.
  • Ensure compliance with Standard Accounting Principles, Systems of Internal Controls and formulates.
  • Implement Accounting Systems, Policies & Procedures
  • Identify and report project deviation from Projected budgeted sales / expenses or Cash flow and advice Management accordingly. All in compliance with company Accounting Manual, Financial policies and client policies including Grants Financial Management and Accounting
  • Maintain company bank account
  • Maintain company data base i.e. vendors, suppliers and clients
  • Develop and maintain a digital and physical filing system of all office, financial and legal data, including vouchers and supporting documents.
  • Support the company in Income Tax and Sales Tax filing including Government Departments and Social Security
  • Maintain staff, consultants and supplier records, including health insurance, telecom, expenses, vacation and leave days
  • Manage and attend to the company reception desk
  • Maintain all office inventory, supplies and services, including payments for utilities, telecom, post office, deliveries, cleaning and maintenance services
  • Other tasks as delegated by the reporting supervisors 

CHARACTERISTICS + COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field.
  • Experience with Jordan tax filing requirements and regulations
  • Minimum five years of office management & accounts experience
  • Experience working with international non-governmental organizations
  • Advanced MS Office, Excel. MS AX dynamics a plus
  • Experience in customer relation management (Sales-Force a plus)
  • Ability to perform intermediate level account analysis
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in preparing reports and written communication
  • Thrives and enjoys a dynamic small company environment
  • Fluency in Arabic and English (written and spoken)

Send your resume and a brief cover letter to  [email protected]. Please submit all attachments as PDFs and ensure that the document title includes name your first and last name as well as the position for which you are applying.