Finance Officer

  • Contract
  • Amman Jordan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Magenta FZE

Location: Based in Amman, Jordan with business travel on a need basis

Reporting Manager: Commercial & Finance Director

Start date: Nov 2022, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Duration: Unlimited Contract

Type: Full time – Grade 2

Remuneration: $900 – $1,300 per month, depending on level of experience and qualifications, plus benefits.

MAGENTA is a leading Social and Behavioural Change (SBC) Research and Communications agency that specializes in understanding human decision-making processes in order to design communications solutions for positive change in fragile and development settings. We implement programmes across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, using the latest in behavioural science principles and a rigorous approach to research, strategy, campaign design and implementation.

Our client base includes UN agencies, INGOs, governments and the private sector. We aim to amplify the voices of local actors while bringing international expertise and methodological rigour. To do so, we partner with civil society, creative agencies, media and academics to design innovative, relevant and impactful solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. Whether we are aiming to shift parenting practices to improve children’s outcomes or to understand how social norms underpin corruption, we always go the extra mile to ensure we can create positive impact for some of the most underserved populations in the world.

MAGENTA’s team operates across multiple regions and countries on a range of projects that include research, strategy development, SBC intervention implementation, and evaluation. We currently operate in Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America

We are looking for exceptional individuals, driven by a keen desire to deliver social impact and who thrive in fast-paced environment. In return, we offer a strong mentoring and exceptional growth possibilities within an expanding team.

Primary responsibilities of Finance Officer are the following accounting, budgeting, financial management and payroll management.


The Finance Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks, providing management with financial information/reports and ensuring bookkeeping is in order. Typical tasks include:

  • Financial Review of payments ensuring complete and accurate supporting documentation: invoices, receipts, proof of payment, procurement docs, and or contracts, etc. according to MAGENTA procedures.
  • Prepare wire transfer requests based on fully approved documents and present to review and approval.
  • Record financial transactions in the ERP system (Dynamics 365 Business Central).
  • Support on financial record reconciliations of expenditures, balances, statements, and other day-to-day transactions
  • Verify accuracy of all transactions and assure proper allocation of expenditures to expense categories; including the allocation of indirect costs and benefits to their relevant projects/awards in line with policy.
  • Maintain records and receipts for all transactions.
  • Follow up on AR and AP aging reports.
  • Support in preparing the month end report and reconciling all related accounts.
  • Perform monthly Bank reconciliations and make sure no outstanding transaction.
  • Monitor cash and company card balances and prepare transfer between accounts and make sure petty cash and card balance within amounts as cash management policy.
  • Ensure the implementation of MAGENTA policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly payroll based on information provided
  • Contribute to financial audits, Internal, External and Tax.
  • Support in creation and tracking of Assets on the ERP system (Dynamics 365 Business Central).
  • Perform other relative tasks assigned by the Commercial & Finance Director.

Requirements & Competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance,


  • 1 – 3 years professional experience.
  • Experience in the Finance Department of an international NGO/ for profit development organisation is preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic.
  • Technological and software fluency, include Office 365. Fluency in Dynamics 365 Business Central is a plus.
  • Experience in USG regulations and award financial procedures is a plus.

Strategic thinking:

  • A high-level strategic thinker, with a keen desire to learn and consume new information;
  • Robust logic chain analytics and strong general analytical skills;


  • Willingness to live, work and travel in developing/post-crisis settings;
  • Good sense of humour, personable and demonstrated ability to build networks;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to get hands dirty;
  • Comfortable in multi-cultural settings

Working Conditions

  • MAGENTA has a flexible working policy which promotes periods of remote working in the year
  • May involve working in regions that are remote and lack basic modern infrastructure (such as Country)

MAGENTA is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

How to apply

Apply before 15 Oct 2022. Applicants should submit a two-page CV and letter of motivation here. The letter of motivation should describe why the applicant wants to join the MAGENTA team, with a specific example of how their experience and skills can enhance MAGENTA’s work.