Finance Officer

I. Background:

Doria Feminist Fund is an activist-driven feminist fund supporting feminist movement building, knowledge production, and collective learning in the Middle East and North Africa. Based on the feminist principles of solidarity, collaboration, diversity, and community engagement, Doria Fund supports new and emerging feminist collectives, groups, and individual projects with core, flexible funding, knowledge production grants, and collaborative project grants. Doria Fund grantee partners are bold, they are breaking barriers, they are unapologetic, they are connected, and they are the creators of their own narratives.

II. Position Title: Finance Officer

III. Reporting to: Executive Director

IV. Location: Remote

V. Job Summary:

The Finance Officer will be responsible for supporting DFF management in all aspects of financial planning, budgeting, and reporting. This includes assisting with program budgets, proposal budgeting, and overall financial administration, in accordance with DFF's policies and international financial standards.

VI. Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Planning and Budgeting:

  • Develop, monitor, and manage budgets for grants, projects, programs, and organizational needs.
  • Support the creation of budget proposals and financial forecasts in collaboration with project teams.
  • Provide budgeting guidance to different departments to ensure alignment with DFF's mission and objectives.

2. Financial Reporting and Monitoring:

  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor financial transactions, ensuring compliance with legal and organizational policies.
  • Ensure proper filing and documentation of material and evidence for financial reporting and audits.
  • Conduct regular financial analysis to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities for improvement.

3. Grants Management:

  • Assist in the financial management of grants, including monitoring grant expenditures, compliance with donor requirements, and reporting.
  • Support in liaising with donors and consortium partners as required.

4. Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensure adherence to all relevant legal and financial regulations.
  • Assist in the development of internal controls and risk management strategies.
  • Collaborate with various departments to integrate financial considerations into program development and implementation.
  • Perform other finance-related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

VII. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in financial management, or accounting, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software and MS Office.
  • Experience in Quickbooks software or similar accounting programs is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Commitment to feminist principles and alignment with DFF's mission and values.

VIII. Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to with title “Finance officer”Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

IX. Duration and Terms:

  • Full-time position.
  • Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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