Rachelle Jasser joined Berytech in November 2019 and is currently the Grants and Finance Officer for the Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) MENA Regional Innovation Hub.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from the Lebanese American University-Byblos and obtained her MBA in 2020 from Lebanese American University-Beirut, obtained the Certificate in International Financial Reporting (CertIFR) from the ACCA in 2021, and working to receive her CMA certification in 2022. In her current role as a grant and finance officer, Rachelle checks all outgoing and incoming transactions, Reviews Partners’ invoices, and follow-ups on pending points in collaboration with Finance Director and Grants and Financial Controls Specialist.
Additionally, she manages budgeting and forecasting and ensures a monthly financial closing, generate the P&L, provides necessary analysis. Also, Rachelle coordinates daily between all stakeholders within the consortium, supports the Head of Grants and Controls in setting policies and procedures, as well as makes sure they are well respected. Additionally, she shadows the Investment team to prepare the innovators for investment readiness.
Previously, Rachelle worked as a credit controller in the Finance department of Arabia Insurance Company for a year where she performed initial tasks related to commercial collection and consumer collection, as well as handled tasks like negotiating payment plans, improving debt collection processes, and maintaining accurate records of financial activity.
Rachelle has been a member of the National Lebanese Scouts for 16 years and likes extensive travel experiences throughout EU countries, America, Russia, China, Vietnam, Korea, and Thailand.