Finance Officer: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Deadline: 16 December 2019

Contract Duration
1 January 2020 to 30 April 2020
Location: Chimanimani and Chipinge
Expected Salary Range: USD$1 212 – $1576

Scope of work
International Rescue Committee is recruiting for the position of Finance Officer. In taking up the role you will be responsible for maintaining cashbooks, handles all cash and bank payments and files all finance documentation.

Responsibilities
Cash and Bank payment processing: Maintain cash books at the set limits; take responsibility of any cash differences arising; Prepare the cash and bank spreadsheets to upload stage ready for review by the FM prior to upload in SUN system; Performing supervised cash counts every Fridays; Ensure that all payments are properly supported and duly authorized per the IRC delineation schedule before disbursement; Ensure all cash received is duly receipted and coded.

Filing: Prior to filing ensure that all documents have been stamped ‘PAID’; Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all disbursement vouchers; All files should be arranged sequentially.

Budget Vs Actual System: Clear aged payments requests in the BVA system; Accept and mark payments in the BVA system as paid Finance focal BVA administrator

Reporting
You will report to the Finance Manager

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance or Advanced Diploma in Accounting from a recognized institution. A recognized professional certificate in accounting (ACCA or equivalent certification would be an added advantage).

Experience
Minimum of one (1) years of accounting experience: Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (SUN system).

Required Experience & Competencies
Good written and verbal skills in the English language; 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; Good at role of facilitator and team player in solving problems; Committed to staff training and development

To apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting CVs and cover letter stating the position in the email subject line to [email protected]

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and implements policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.