Part time Senior Accountant - Headquarters, Paris

08/30/2017 | France

Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI is seeking to employ a part time Senior Accountant (50%) in IFE-EFI's headquarters in Paris.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Supervising the work of 2 accountants (Paris/Amman) and monitoring the accounts of the projects, the senior accountant will report directly to the Executive Director. She /he will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise and prepare budgets and project work plans
  • Supervise the accounting system, including financial reporting forms and filing system for the project, the profit, loss and balance sheet
  • Prepare financial reports, balance sheet and related reconciliations
  • Be responsible of the annual accounts of the organization and more globally all related finance and accounting works.
  • Work with the auditor to prepare audited project financial statements
  • Work in contact with the executive director and managers to conduct the financial policy of the organization
  • Continuously improve system and procedures to enhance internal controls and satisfy audit requirements
  • Calculate and prepare staff time records
  • Provide assistance to the organization in project events

Required Qualifications


University degree in accounting, finance or any related field.


  • At least 5 years of experience in finance and accounting
  • Solid experience of budgeting, planning and reporting on donor funded projects
  • Knowledge in administrative and accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of European funding policies


Excellent command of spoken and written English and French. Arabic is a plus.

General Qualifications

  • Personal belief in IFE-EFI core values.
  • Expertise in CIEL program or similar accounting software
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team work skills, capacity of method and organization
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office), good knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting regulations of the associations in France
  • Experience in international donors’ projects.

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter to not later than 30th of August 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/phone to arrange for interviews.