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Accountant 2 (800097)

Makati City

  • Organization: ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Location: Makati City
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
  • Closing Date: Closed

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and, at the same time, promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.


The Closing Analyst is in charge of providing reliable, accurate, and timely accounting data through implementation of various accounting tasks and services. S/he adheres to the existing financial rules set by the FAD division to help maintain ICRC’s trustworthiness and business continuity.


  • Internally, interacts within the Finance and Administration Division, with Field Delegations and other "clients" from within the organization
  • Externally, interacts with stakeholder

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities

  • Performs monthly closing and year-end closing activities, including accounting entries quality checks, account reconciliation, preparation of adjustments, and posting of journals of the assigned delegation/region
  • Communicates advance accounting queries, end-of-service, year-end accruals, untaken leave queries and other queries to the field delegations
  • Performs integrity checks of account balances made on a regular basis and takes corrective measures
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of accounting transactions in accordance with financial procedures
  • Helps ensure that all accounting transactions are posted accurately and in a timely manner
  • Keeps files up to date and guarantees proper filing of relevant supporting documents for future reference, including audits
  • Respond to technical/non-standard inquiries when necessary
  • Identifies, reports anomalies or technical issues to FAD_APPLIC
  • Acts as superuser to field computer applications when required

Reports to (role)

Accountant 3 or Accounting Manager

Desired profile and skills

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Have at least two (2) years working experience in general accounting and/or as Inventory Accountant
  • Good understanding of financial and analytical accounting
  • Experience with JD Edwards / Peoplesoft is an asset
  • Experience with Process Design and Analysis
  • Good knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) is an asset
  • Technically proficient in using Microsoft Office software – e.g. Excel, Word
  • Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of the French language is a plus
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills

What we offer

  • Dynamic and fast-growing organization
  • Access to further in-house and/or external training
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Humanitarian endeavour and international environment

Application Reminders

If this sounds like a good fit for you, kindly apply through the Apply now button below and attach a copy of your updated and comprehensive resume along with your motivation letter.
Deadline of Application: 15 July 2024
Target Start Date: Immediately
Office Address: 32/F Petron Megaplaza, 358 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City, Philippines
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
This vacancy is open for Philippine residents only.

This vacancy is now closed.