Regional Finance Officer Remote Job Vacancy in UAE
Position title
Chief Information Officer

Internews is looking for a Regional Finance Officer (MENA PMU) to support its Middle East and North Africa program management unit. The Regional Finance Officer will support projects in the MENA region. They will collaborate closely with the Project Directors/Managers, HQ and other staff to ensure that logistics and support systems are applied and used as efficiently as possible. In addition to supporting administrative activities, the Regional Finance Officer will assist with program development and delivery in accordance with established objectives and plans.


This role will ultimately be based within the MENA region. The location of the job may dictate whether the candidate can work in-office or remotely. Remote 2-3 days per semaine is possible. Internews cannot support remote work in certain locations.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

This position is of a limited duration and will end in December 2023. The availability of funding may allow for the extension of this position.


We are a dynamic organization made up of mission-driven people who are passionate about their core values and supporting positive change around the world. Our commitment to innovation is what we are known for. We believe diverse teams make strong teams. Therefore, we support an ethic that promotes belonging, dignity, justice, and equity for all. Our current team is made up of a variety of people, including parents, grandparents, and people from multiple nationalities, races, ages, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as individuals of different genders. We are an EEO employer. We encourage all races, genders and ages to apply.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include

  • Injects MENA-related paments into ERP for IEU/IUS projects
  • Examines invoices, expense reimbursements and advance requests.
  • Assists the MENA Regional Accounting Team in maintaining leave balances for all full-time MENA PSCs.
  • Prepares to recode requests when necessary.
  • Assists MENA Regional Accountant in onboarding new Finance staff.
  • Assists project teams in the administration of honorarium payments, participant stipends and fellowships to ensure compliance.
  • Prepares to recode requests when necessary.
  • As required, liaison with program managers in the portfolio and other departments.
  • Responsible for inventory tracking in ERP and disposition; coordinates with the project and HQ accounting departments.
  • Communication and interaction with program staff, HQ Accounting, Human Resources and Grants & Contracts departments is important.
  • Assists in RFM and BO, including onboarding new office finance, operations, and program staff. Also, orients them to ERP, accounting policies, and procedures for IEU and IEUS.
  • Assists the RFM in identifying compliance gaps and ensuring streamlining/implementation of new procedures.
  • Monthly credit cards are reconciled for PMU management staff.
  • Monitors business progress for MENA staff monthly and flags outstanding advances to be taken.
  • Other duties may be required
  • All duties require an understanding and demonstration of the Internews Core Values.


  • Relevant university degree in Finance, Business or another relevant field of study OR equivalent lived/professional experiences.
  • Experience with USG funding or European funding is preferred.
  • Proactive, solution-oriented problem solver
  • Reliable, strong organizational and interpersonal skills and time management skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across time zones.
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving and analytical skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, work within deadlines and react to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Make complex travel arrangements.
  • As needed, ability to travel to support conferences and meetings.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and networking skills in international organizations and donor agencies.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Proficiency in Arabic or French


Job Location
Dubai, Dubai, Dubai, 00000, UAE
Employment Type
Base Salary
AED4000-AED8000 Per month
Date posted
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