Finance Assistant at International Rescue Committee (IRC) May, 2022

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Reference ID: req27469
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Open to Expatriates: No

 Job Overview / Summary

  • The Finance Assistant is to help the senior Finance officer by managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, liable for Cash processing and record-keeping of the day-to-day transactions in accordance with IRC coverage and procedures.

Major Responsibilities

  • To help the senior Finance Officer in guaranteeing that well timed and correct funds are made.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of fee paperwork in compliance with IRC and Donor insurance policies and process
  • Coordinate with district groups for advance issuance and their well timed liquidation of advances & Training documentation.
  • Ensure completeness of supporting paperwork in all respect which incorporates authenticity of signatures, cross-checking attendance sheets, and verifying funds to be made
  • Assist the Senior finance officer in making ready PO/Non-PO journals within the Integra system and submitted for related approval. Ensure that each one info within the journal is appropriate and full.
  • Processing of petty money transactions on day by day foundation. Ensure petty money is replenished on time to fulfill day by day money wants. Carry out money depend as per the IRC coverage and schedule. Document the money depend sheets for information.
  • Prepare all funds and guarantee that they’re correctly coded and supported with related essential paperwork.
  • Assist senior Finance officer in month-to-month financial institution & account reconciliation.
  • Ensure all of the monetary paperwork are correctly filed & tagged.
  • Paid stamping of all of the invoices and associated paperwork earlier than submitting.
  • Ensure well timed preparation of tax & deposit into the financial institution.
  • Visit Bank for essential assortment & submission of monetary paperwork.
  • Photocopies & scanning of all essential paperwork/Instruments.
  • Perform another activity assign by the road supervisor.
  • Finance/Budgeting
  • Act all the time in accordance with native legislation and requirements of accounting apply.
  • Review finances with the goal of gaining a transparent understanding of finances pointers and directions
  • Review funding allocations to allow correct steering to packages and correct coding.
  • Provide coaching to program workers on finance points.
  • Produce month-to-month and quarterly reviews to be reviewed by your supervisor.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: Senior Finance Officer
  • Position immediately supervises: None
  • Indirect Reporting: Senior Area Manager, Finance Coordinator, Finance Manager.
  • Other Internal and/or exterior contacts: Field coordinator, IRC Gwoza sector leads.

Job Requirements
The necessities ought to set up a baseline (minimal) for academic background, earlier work expertise, skilled information or certification, particular expertise and strengths and another talent essential to carry out the important capabilities of the job.

Education:

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a acknowledged College / Institutions.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years {of professional} accounting expertise.
  • INGO Finance expertise is very desired.

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Able to work in high-pressure conditions, remedy issues and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently arrange work, prioritize duties and handle time.
  • Strong interpersonal expertise, in a position to coach and help others.
  • Self-motivated, trustworthy, extremely accountable, and punctual.
  • Computer literate with vital information / expertise in excel.

Demonstrated Managerial / Leadership Competencies:

  • Able to work in high-pressure conditions, remedy issues and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently arrange work, prioritize duties and handle time.
  • Strong interpersonal expertise, in a position to coach and help others.
  • Self-motivated, trustworthy, extremely accountable, and punctual.
  • Computer literate with vital information/expertise in excel.

Languages: 

  • Fluency in native context language is very fascinating.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication expertise, fluent in written and spoken English.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full skilled competency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Add position-specific (e.g. accounting software program, statistical software program, and so forth.).

Ability to Travel:

Standards of Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC staff should adhere to the values and ideas outlined within the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces insurance policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and a number of other others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is dedicated to narrowing the gender hole in management positions. We provide advantages that present an enabling setting for ladies to take part in our workforce together with parental go away, gender-sensitive safety protocols and different supportive advantages and allowances.

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