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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.
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    Finance Officer International

    Job Description

    The Finance Officer has overall responsibility for supporting the finance functions for the assigned Field Offices & the country program. The Finance Officer responsibilities include internal control, accounting data base management, reconciliation and verification of payment, budget and treasury and cash management functions.

    Key Responsibilities

    Cash/Bank – Management

    • Support in processing of bank and cash transactions.
    • Review payment vouchers to ensure completeness and accuracy of documentation up to the set limit.
    • Support with weekly cash count and ensure that documentary evidence is duly approved.

    Internal Control

    • Ensures that all policies and procedures are following IRC and funding source policies, procedures, and requirements for all field sites.
    • Prepare Monthly Balance Sheet schedules as assigned. Make sure all items in the balance sheet account are current and can be supported
    • Tracking staff advances and follow-up of long outstanding balances.
    • Closely monitors all financial activities and keeps the Finance Manager advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial performance.
    • Support the finance manager during external, internal, donor or government audits process.
    • Maintains current knowledge of local government requirements related to financial matters and ensures compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements.
    • Ensure that statutory deductions are remitted to relevant gov’t office on timely manner

    Treasury and Cash Flow Management

    • Prepare weekly cashflow statement and advice on the cash needs.
    • Coordinates the preparation of Cash Transfer Requests for field offices monthly.
    • Assist the filed finance manager on facilitating of introduction or removal of signatories from IRC bank account

    Document Management

    • Ensure internal system of record retention are following IRC policy and the local laws.
    • Ensure maintenance of uniform standards for documentation, including forms, support documents etc.
    • Control access to financial records to authorized staff only.

    Month End Close-out

    • Support with the monthly close-out process.
    • Review monthly field financial report against the original documentation before posting the same on SUN system.
    • Posting JVs on SUN.


    • Support with any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or CPA II.
    • Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting packages & SUN system will be an added advantage.

    Required Experience & Competencies

    • Good written and verbal skills in the English language.
    • Must seek to identify and communicate potential problems and propose solutions to the level of management appropriate to effect solutions.
    • Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the program organization.
    • Must be a patient and good communicator who can function in an organizational environment involving a diversity of cultures, languages, and personal interests and agendas.
    • Please make sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to International Rescue Committee on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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