Finance Manager, USAID Yemen MEL Project

  • الراتب:
    قابل للتفاوض
  • نوع الوظيفة:
    دوام كامل
  • تاريخ النشر:
    أسبوع واحد مضت
  • التصنيف:
    وظائف المحاسبة والمالية
  • آخر موعد للتقدم:
  • اللغات:
    العربية, الانجليزية
  • الجنس:
    ذكر, انثى

About the job


Join AIR as a Finance Manager with our International Development Division (IDD) and make a difference, improving the quality of life for individuals and communities in low and middle income countries. AIR’s IDD work spans the globe with projects in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and Latin America, and the Middle East.

AIR is seeking an Finance Manager to work on an anticipated USAID-funded Yemen Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Project II (YMELP II). This activity is expected to provide third-party monitoring in Yemen to monitor, verify, and analyze trends in humanitarian programming in Yemen funded USAID/BHA, as well as promote program learning and accountability, which will be useful for real time programmatic adjustments and future program design. The position will be based in Jordan. This position is contingent upon award.

Our IDD team is committed and engaged because we drive positive change in the following areas:

  • Agriculture, food, and nutrition
  • Early childhood development and education
  • Refugees and migration
  • Social protection
  • Water, sanitation, and infrastructure
  • Women’s empowerment
  • Workforce development

Use your experience, knowledge, and education to help us deliver on our mission: to contribute to a better, more equitable world.

About AIR

Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.

AIR’s commitment to diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations, and work environment. At AIR, we define diversity broadly, considering everyone’s unique life and community experiences. We believe that embracing diverse perspectives, abilities/disabilities, racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds, styles, ages, genders, gender identities and expressions, education backgrounds, and life stories drives innovation and employee engagement. Learn more about AIR’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy and hear from our staff by clicking here .


The Finance Manager will provide overall financial support to the program. This will include:

  • Initiating, developing, maintaining, and revising policies and procedures for the general operation of the finance and compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct
  • Establishing internal control systems as well as accounting and financial reporting protocols for local subcontractors, working with AIR’s internal auditing system and Financial Director
  • Supervising activity financial staff and program budget matters
  • Managing accounting and disbursement needs
  • Verifying that procurements comply with USAID and AIR’s financial guidelines
  • Instituting and maintaining an effective finance and compliance program for the project and its subcontractors
  • Ensuring adherence to management policies and assuring timely financial reporting to USAID
  • Develop capacity and train staff and partners on financial policies and procedures, GAAP practices, and U.S. Government rules and regulations.


Education, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Financial Management, or another relevant field
  • At least 8 years of experience in financial management and compliance of development activities with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Extensive knowledge in compiling and preparing financial and budget data in line with US Government rules and regulations
  • Experience analyzing budget trends and monitoring funding levels across multiple accounts
  • Expertise with procedures required for adequate planning, monitoring, and realigning of complex budgets
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Quickbooks accounting system
  • Skilled in managing and compiling financial data for reporting and ensuring compliance with all donor requirements
  • Experience working in Jordan and/or Yemen required
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required


  • Excellent computer skills as they relate to procurement and logistics management

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