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Senior Accountant

JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant SALARY RANGE $1,600-$1,900
REPORTS TO: Programs & Executive Directors LOCATION: Sabra, Beirut
DURATION: 01.04.2023- 30.03.2024 PROPOSED PERIOD: 12 months
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Just. Childhood Association in Lebanon was established in May 2014 in an attempt to support socially marginalized Refugee children in their (human) right to education and to promote children’s rights to grow up free from fear and violence and to develop their full potential in order to contribute to a better future for themselves and their community.

The main aim of the educational work is encouraging and advancing the physical, emotional, mental and social strength of the children. 



The major role of the senior accountant involves preparing reports for donor organizations in compliance with donor agreement. He/she should also maintain good relationship with donors, preparing and analyzing project reports as per the budget and preparing an effective accounting system to deal with the nuances of non-profit bookkeeping and reporting.

  • Prepare the association’s budget according to the programs’ requirements and staffing numbers
  • Manage the various general funds, the operating funds, and the discretionary spending accounts to budget (meaning no exceeding expenditures above budgetary amounts)
  • Keep enough funds available to pay bills and salaries of employees, vendors, and anticipate budgetary needs in the event of unforeseen challenges, environmental crises,  and financial problems
  • Prepare the balance sheet, profit and loss statement (income statements),  cash flow statements, and statements of the association’s equity
  • Analyze revenue and or receipts from donations
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies
  • Maintain cash receipts, vendor invoices, bank statements and other records of accounts as archives
  • Monitor financial reports against funds available with accuracy and detail
  • Submit timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close reports in the expected manner as per the deadlines set by the director and rules of the Nation, Government, State and District bodies
  • Coordinate with the internal and external auditors during audits and prepare financial audit preparation
  • Mentor, coach and develop the intellectual capacity of local staff regarding financial management
  • Reviewing and scrutinize the expenses while conducting a cost/benefit analysis to find ways to minimize costs, maximize value and improve beneficiaries satisfaction, volunteer/employee productivity and morale
  • Report to the programs and executive directors


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS required to perform the duties of the post:

    • University degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field
    • MBA, MS in Accounting, or CPA license strongly preferred


    • At least 5 years of professional experience as an accountant
    • At least 2 years of professional experience in a non-profit


  • LANGUAGES (Indicate the languages required and desirable)
    • Fluency in English and Arabic (verbal and written)



  • Required knowledge of finance procedures, nonprofit legal requirements, and accounting processes
  • Budget development and tracking
  • Must have the ability to analyze, report, interpret, and communicate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience with QuickBooks and/or similar computer-based accounting software and Microsoft Office
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, including use of pivot tables
  • Experience working with multiple donors and programs at once



  • Monday – Friday (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)



Senior Accountant submission is now closed.

Previous vacancies:

KG Educator (Posted on April 11th, 2022)
Applications deadline was April 18th, 2022
Status: The required two vacancies for KG Educator were fulfilled

Educator (Posted on April 20th, 2022)
Applications deadline was May 2nd, 2022
Status: The required four vacancies for KG Educator were fulfilled

Project Monitoring & Evaluation (Posted on July 12th, 2022)
Applications deadline was July 22nd, 2022
Status: The project got assigned to a consultancy company

Lecturer/Trainer/Facilitator (Posted on July 12th, 2022)
Applications deadline was August 1st, 2022
Status: The lecturer was chosen

KG Coordinator (Posted on August 5th, 2022)
Applications deadline was August 15th, 2022
Status: The required vacancy for KG Coordinator was fulfilled

Personal Assistant (Posted on September 13th, 2022)
Applications deadline was September 20th, 2022
Status: The required vacancy for Personal Assistant was fulfilled

Early Childhood Educator (Posted on September 14th, 2022)
Applications deadline was September 21st, 2022
Status: The required vacancy for Early Childhood Educator was fulfilled


Just.Childhood is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a professional and diverse workforce.

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