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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date:

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Field Finance Officer

Amman (Jordan)

Requisition ID: req4952

Job Title: Field Finance Officer

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Amman, Jordan

Job Description

Background/IRC Summary:

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leading non-profit humanitarian organization providing relief, rehabilitation, protection, post-conflict development, resettlement services and advocacy for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Field Finance Officer in the Amman Office performs the day-to-day finance operations. He/she works with the Field Finance Manager in the maintenance and oversight of the accounting operations to ensure that all finance operations in Amman are performed in accordance with IRC and country office policy and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

Specific duties

•Manage all aspects of day to day operations of accounting department inside Syria.

•Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems.

•Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.

•Verify completeness and accuracy of all accounting documents.

•Filing all finance records and make it available for internal /external audit and review, and trace all documents (PRs, payments, checks, and service requests).

•Keep up to date records for staff program advances, and follow up with them to liquidate advances.

•Liaison with Supply Chain, HR and Programs.

•Verify payments with paying attention to all Purchase Orders and Purchase Requests for proper coding and budget adequacy.

•Maintain Payment register for all payments received and payments returned, to make sure that there is no long outstanding payment as well as payments are not missed/lost in process.

•Focal person for All field payments sent/received to/from Amman and to ensure that Amman process payments within given time period.

•Participating in the month end closing and prepare necessary JV’s as required/requested.

•Reconciliation of accounts and preparing the balance sheet reconciliation and Hawala reconciliation.

•Any other task assigned by supervisor(s).

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Finance Manager

Position directly supervises:N/A

Indirect Reporting: N/A

Other Internal and/or external contacts: describe the nature of departments or groups the position influences or requires support from to accomplish objectives.

Internal: Support team (HR & SC) & program team

External:Suppliers & Bank


Work Experience: Minimum of Two years of finance or accounting experience

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

•Computer literate with significant experience in MS. Office, accounting package knowledge (SUN system) will be an added advantage.

•Previous experience with International NGOs and/or USAID projects is highly desirable.

•Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

•Excellent skill with MS. Excel is a preferable.

•Ability to prioritize among multiple tasks and make decisions.

Language Skills: Fluency in English

Certificates or Licenses: CMA is a plus

Working Environment:Preferably working in a multinational organization and INGO sector is a plus.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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