SOLE in Lebanon is seeking for an external auditor


The Municipality of Jounieh is looking for an external auditor with the necessary skills to examine all project expenditures, verify whether the costs declared are real, accurately recorded and eligible and issue the requested reports. The Municipality of Jounieh invites interested parties to submit a proposal-offer in accordance with the conditions and specifications described below.


The main responsibilities of the auditor will be the following:

• Perform audit on project account;

• Produce timely reports on the projects account.


Qualifications and skills:

• A Master’s degree in accounting and/or audit.

• Registered at the Lebanese Association of Certified Public accountants according to the requirements set by the ENI Implementing Rules (art. 32) and in compliance with the national requirements.

• CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a plus.

• IFRS (International Financing Reporting Standards) Diploma is a plus.

• Chartered accountant / listed in courts is a plus.


Professional experience:

• At least 3 years auditing experience;

• At least 3 years of proven experience working with Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and/or academia/research institutions in middle income countries;

• Experience with international organizations or internationally funded projects is a plus;

• Excellent knowledge of English.


Special condition:

The chosen audit firm will verify the expenses declared in each payment claim, according to EU rules and procedures and the requirements of the grant contract.

Terms of references for the auditors are available as annexes in chapter 4 of the implementation manual as published at the ENI website.


The deadline for submitting bids is the March 21st, 2022 at 16:00 CET.

Audit firms are requested to submit an offer following the above specifications by email to The successful applicant will be notified in writing within one week after the above-specified deadline.

All the information will be available  on the social media platforms of the Municipality of Jounieh.