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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Jordan
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Managerial positions
    • Operations and Administrations
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Accounting Finance Manager

Jordan (Jordan)

Requisition ID: req3123

Job Title: Accounting Finance Manager

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Jordan

Job Description

TheInternational Rescue Committeeresponds to theworld’sworsthumanitarian crisesandhelps people tosurviveand rebuildtheir lives. Founded in1933atthe requestof AlbertEinstein, IRCoffers life-savingcareandlife-changing assistancetorefugeesforced to fleefromwaror disaster. Atworktodayinmorethan 40countriesandin 22U.S.cities, IRC restores safety,dignityandhopetomillions whoareuprootedbyconflictordisaster. IRCleadsthe wayfromharm tohome.


Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading international organization working in relief, rehabilitation, protection, post-conflict development, resettlement services and advocacy for those affected by the world’s worst humanitarian crises.At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

Working in coordination with the humanitarian community and the Government of Jordan, the IRC's assistance programs for Syrian refugees in Jordan include both camp-based and urban-based refugee assistance. IRC is currently addressing the needs of war-affected Syrians from several operational bases in the region. The IRC’s activities in the region focus primarily on the supply of vital medications and medical supplies, non-food items, water and sanitation and child protection and form part of an over-arching humanitarian response in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq to assist refugees, IDPs and conflict-affected Syrians survive conflict and displacement.


The Accounting Finance Manager– AssiststheCountryOfficeFinanceController managingtheday-to-day operationsofthe Accounting finance function,includingSUNsystemprocessing,monthlyclosingprocess,Finance verificationandreview,internal controls, inter-company reports, staffmanagement andtraining.


1)Responsible for the supervision of all payments flow, financereviewand verify on alldocumentsand vouchers, sub grants payments/liquidations submittedtofinance, quality and accurate data entry, preparation of all amortizations/closing JVs and are fully reviewed/accurately recorded in accordance to the monthly allocation T&E% and SPC% toensurethat:

  • TheIRC policiesanddonorregulations areadhered to.
  • Expensesareallowable, allocableandreasonable asperspecificdonor regulations.
  • Thechargingcodesfor payments/vouchers submitted and recorded are accurately checked and recorded.
  • Test the correctness of payments (this includestestof themathematical accuracyofinvoices,receipts andsupporting documentstopayments), in complying with IRC required supporting documents reference to the finance manual, complying with SC approved SOP’s and any other in country policies.
  •  Reviewing timeline should not exceed the 3W/D maximum, tracking sheet for the documents flow should be maintained, formal communication should be maintained to track the progress of the payments flow (through emails and maintaining proper notes and clear status on the tracking sheet saved on shared folder), also initial quick review on the payments submitted to finance should be done instantly to reduce avoid/minimize the slack time for any obvious finding (missing supporting documents, coding).
  •  Thedocuments submitted to finance from different requesters are supportedwith the relevant/requireddocumentsasrequired per the in country policies/finance manual.
  •  Due diligence is a key factor in verifying the legitimacy of expenditures while staff should have sharp eye when verifying. 
  •  Processing monthly salary advances and allowances to international staff on timely manner.
  • Adhering to the authority matrix for finance department and non-finance.
  • Review and processing of payroll on monthly basis, that includes the preparation of the salary reconciliation, and making sure all supporting documents are available and attached to the payroll.
  •  Preparing monthly closing JV’s with very high accuracy complying with monthly SPC% and T&E%, checking on correctness of T2’s and staff T7, clear description, accounts are correct and JV is reconciled with B.S and T.B.
  • Maintaining the tracking sheet on expats prepaid rent and utilities with monthly reconciliation with Admin department.
  • Data-entry is always up-to-date on daily basis reviewed and ready for posting Bi-Weekly, quality review is mandatory, checking the hard vouchers against the soft documents to match correctly the charging codes (T1, T2, T3 and T7), also description is very clear and presentable.
  • Prepare and reviewthe inter-countrytransactionsworksheetandensuresendingthecommunicationwith theoriginal countryforchargingconfirmations to HQ and other country offices on timely manner, meeting the monthly deadline, all inter-country transactions are expected to be clear on monthly basis with in the same period.
  •  Supporting regional office (Payment processing and review, posting regional JV’s/transactions) and follow up with RFM on related work to smooth the work flow and avoid any delays.

2) SUNSystem/GeneralLedger Processing:

  • Supervise and maintain entries of SUN accounting System changes including chart of accounts, coding, exchange rates, transactions, etc.
  • Ensure that all field office accounting transactions been reviewed before uploading it to SUN system and ensure that SUN System uploads proceed on time or the timely submission of the country office SAF file to the IRC HQ.
  •  Supervising and Managing Country Financial monthly closing procedure.
  • Generate accounting and financial report from SUN System Application.
  • Ensuring the SUN system backup and retention procedure is in place and followed for all SUN master files.
  • Production of required monthly and adhoc reports, including the country program monthly financial management reports.
  • Supervising the preparation of the SPC macro allocation adjustment journal entry according to SPC calculation percentages approved by the FC.
  • Timelyreviewandanalyzethemonthlyspreadsheets ofthefinancialdata informationreviewsubmittedbymainand fieldofficesprior touploadingin the SUNSystem,prepareCO/HQTB andFLDRVcomparison


  • Assistwith theinternal andexternal audit asrequired.
  • Report to theAssistantFinanceControllerand FinanceControlleranyirregularitiesthatoccurwithintheIRC  office,staffcompoundandcampsonpolicyandprocedures

Key Working Relationships:

PositionReportsto:  DeputyFinance Controller Position directly supervises: Senior FinanceOfficer IndirectReporting:Finance Controller


  • Education: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with a recognized professional certificatein accounting (CPAor equivalent certification would bepreferred).
  • WorkExperience:Minimumof fiveyearsofaccountingexperience. And minimum 2 years managerial experiencewithanInternational NGO.
  • Preferably Knowledge of SunSystems or Accounting package software
  • Donor’s rules and regulations particularly OFDA, BRM, UN agencies, EC, ECHO, SIDA and DFID
  • DemonstratedSkillsandCompetencies:Mustbeable to function comfortablyin a looselystructured but complexwork environment,working and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Abletocommunicateeffectively(writtenandverbal)inEnglishwithprogramstaff,managementand employees.
  • Comfortable making decisions.
  • Good supervisory, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Language Skills:English            

TheIRCandIRCworkers mustadheretothevalues andprinciplesoutlinedin IRCWay-Standardsfor Professional Conduct. TheseareIntegrity,Service,andAccountability. Inaccordancewith these values,theIRC operatesand enforcespolicies onBeneficiaryProtectionfrom ExploitationandAbuse,ChildSafeguarding,AntiWorkplace Harassment, FiscalIntegrityAnti-Retaliation and Combating TraffickinginPersons

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