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Financial Admin and Scholarship Coordinator


Location: Beirut, Lebanon.

Salary: Competitive, based on compensation for similar roles and the candidate’s experience

Closing date: Applications accepted on a rolling basis, but position needs to be filled ASAP

Reports to: Jusoor’s Executive Director and Academic Program Director. 

Full time

Bookkeeping, Budgeting, and Reporting

  • Payments: Collect soft and hard receipt copies for all expenditures; approve payments; update daily expenditures in Google Sheets or QuickBooks; track expenditures against the budget, including restricted and unrestricted funds; maintain payment schedules for the Scholarship and Entrepreneurship Programs; verify ATM transactions on a monthly basis; handle cash payments
  • Accounts Receivable: Track all pledges and donations and other revenue; generate invoices and receipts
  • Reconciliation: Reconcile all accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assets: Depreciate assets as needed
  • Budgeting: Assist the Executive Director in preparing the annual budget; ensure all programs stay within budget and make recommendations to budget changes as needed
  • Financial Statements and Reporting: Prepare account statements on a monthly basis; generate other reports (categorical and program-specific spending, etc.) as needed
  • Auditing and Tax Returns: Coordinate with team members to complete all audits and tax returns
  • Salaries: Disburse all staff salaries
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with OFAC’s sanction list

Scholarships

  • Advertisement: Advertise the Lebanon Scholarship on Jusoor’s platforms and coordinate with partner NGOs to advertise
  • Application Screening: Maintain the online Lebanon Scholarship application system and help to shortlist applicants for interview
  • Student Advisement: Collect progress reports from Lebanon Scholarship recipients on a semesterly basis; work closely with these recipients to ensure they are doing well in their programs, reporting any issues to the Director
  • Database Maintenance: Maintain student transcripts, semester progress reports, and payments
  • Payments and Reporting: Handle student tuition payments and generate reports upon request
  • Student Professional Development: Conduct events with Jusoor team members for Lebanon Scholarship recipients

Operations

  • Transportation: Coordinate with the bus contractors daily to ensure buses arrive on time and as agreed with suppliers
  • Procurement: Coordinate with staff to purchase program supplies; Maintain list of suppliers; Conduct supply inventory; Serve as the main contact all suppliers in Lebanon and work with staff to modify these agreements when needed
  • Facilities: Ensure all facilities are well-maintained and safe; coordinate with staff to ensure facility maintenance is completed when needed; ensure utilities are paid on time

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Relevant university degree; qualification and / or experience  as Accountant
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in accounting, preferably with an audit firm
  • Experience with non governmental organisations, donor reporting and procurement desired
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate financial matters to individuals with different backgrounds
  • Flexible, goal oriented and capable of working under pressure and against deadlines
  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English is essential; Arabic as well as other languages an asset
  • Excellent MS Office and quickbooks skills

To apply

Please submit a CV, cover letter, and minimum of 3 references to Ms. Grace Atkinson at careers@jusoorsyria.com with “Financial Admin and Scholarship Coordinator” in the subject line. 


Fundraising and Business Development Internship


Location: Remote

Closing date: Applications accepted on a rolling basis, but position needs to be filled ASAP

Reports to: Jusoor’s Executive Director 

20 – 30 hours a week 

Job Description

The Intern (Grant Writing) is responsible for identifying, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals.

Responsibilities

  • Research and evaluate new funding opportunities.
  • Develop and write grant proposals
  • Retrieve and assemble background information for grant proposals
  • Identify all requirements of a grant to ensure all necessary attachments are submitted on time.
  • Assist in tracking the grants process by maintaining files and other administrative tasks
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
  • Prepare accurate and timely progress reports; regularly inform the supervisor of project status and established timelines or goals.
  • Keep informed of local political, environmental, and business developments that may affect funding and programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Possess strong personal integrity and ethical principles
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent ability to work well under deadlines
  • Ability to manage projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to write clear, structured, and persuasive proposals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills and use of Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Jusoor

Time Commitment

  • At least 20 hours a week
  • Remote – can be based anywhere with an internet connection
  • This internship is 3 months long and is not paid

To apply

Please submit a CV and cover letter to Ms. Grace Atkinson at careers@jusoorsyria.com with “Fundraising and Business Development Internship” in the subject line. 

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