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Finance Coordinator

Remote | New York NY

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Remote | New York NY
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req47894

Job Title: Finance Coordinator

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 26.00 - 37.00 Hourly

Location: New York, NY RAI USA

Work Arrangement: Fully Remote

Job Description

Job Overview: The Finance Coordinator manages the budget and cost allocation of different awards/grants. The incumbent will work very closely with the IRC offices and coordinates with the Roving Finance Officer and Finance Coordinator Partners to ensure allowable costs are charged on the federal awards. This includes running BvAs (Budget vs. Actuals), monitoring expenditure trends, developing matrices to flag inconsistencies, and following through to have those corrected on time. The Finance Coordinator will be further developing new budgets and revising existing budgets including the budget narrative. The position will be reporting to the Deputy Director Resettlement Budget.

Major Responsibilities 

  • Closely monitors expenditure trends and works with the relevant parties to have corrections posted on time.
  • Updates BvA (Budget vs. Actuals) reports frequently and flags variations.
  • Processes donor funding obligations and updates the system to reflect revised allocations.
  • Conducts regular BvA meetings to ensure relevant stakeholders are informed of their budget standing.
  • Develops new budgets and revises existing budgets including the budget narrative.
  • Ensure the latest budget details are registered in the system.
  • Where needed, compiles and finalizes corrections for the HQ cost center.
  • Other ad-hoc projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Deputy Director Resettlement Budget.

Key Working Relationships: 

Position Reports to:  Deputy Director Resettlement Budget
Position directly supervises:  n/a

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Resettlement team; RAI HQ colleagues; RAI US field colleagues. HQ and Field Finance teams

External:  R&P new and existing partners, PRM

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or economics; advanced degree and/or relevant certifications are preferred.
  • 2-3+ years of relevant experience in managing budgets and spending in refugee resettlement field; demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the US resettlement program.
  • Advanced computer skills: Advanced knowledge of all MS Office applications (especially MS Excel and MS PowerPoint); experience with cloud-based planning tools, PowerBi and ERP (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics) systems is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and Excellent presentation skills: the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and partners. 
  • Multi-cultural sensitivity and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines; exceptional attention to detail.
  • The ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment; aptitude for ongoing learning and adjusting to frequent changes in processes.

Working Environment:  

  • Standard office work environment, and eligible for remote work

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period. 

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