CRS: Finance Manager- WB&Gaza

BACKGROUND: 
Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian relief and development agency of the Catholic community in the United States and has been present in the Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza since 1961. The CRS JWBG country program currently supports programs in the sectors of humanitarian relief, social justice promotion, livelihoods, and civil society strengthening. CRS’s main office is in Jerusalem, with field offices in Gaza and Bethlehem. For further information about CRS, please visit: www.crs.org. 

Position Title:      Finance Manager   
Location:    Gaza
Reports to:       Chief of Party

JOB SUMMARY:
CRS JWBG is seeking an experienced Finance Manager for a 5-year, USAID-funded project. Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, The Finance Manager will provide financial and operational oversight for all aspects of Envision Gaza 2020 in accordance with USAID regulations. S/he will be responsible for budget forecasting, expenditure tracking, and financial analysis, as well as supporting grant management.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Technical/Professional
    Master’s degree in degree in economics, accounting, business or any other related field. 
    At least 7 years’ experience in financial managements with 3 years of experience demonstrating familiarity and experience in working on a USAID-funded program including the management of various financial audits. 
    Supervisory experience and the ability to transfer knowledge and skills formally and informally; desire and ability to mentor staff;
    Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English; excellent written and oral communication skills.
    Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines

APPLICATION INSTUCTIONS
Interested candidates with relevant education and work experience are encouraged to complete the application form and submit their CV and a cover letter that directly addresses the positions requirements on line at http://jobs.crsjwbg.org  no later than March 15, 2017

You will not be considered for this position unless you meet the first three bullet-pointed requirements under the heading Technical/Professional.