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Finance Assistant

Charlottesville (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Charlottesville (United States of America)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Administrative support
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview: The Finance Assistant is responsible for essential accounting functions including accounts payable and receivable support, report reconciliation, fund tracking, month-end, and adjusting journal entries.This position supports both the Charlottesville and Richmond offices.The Finance Assistant reports to the Finance Manager.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·Operate effectively in IRC’s proprietary ERP financial accounting system and coach staff when questions arise

·Process payments by a variety of methods – ACH, Prepaid Cards and Checks

·Review payment requests made in financial system by staff for accuracy; submit through workflow and post

·Prepare a wide variety of month-end, financial close journal entries within mandated deadlines

·Oversee and review new vendor set-up process

·Prepare weekly grant spending reports; work with staff to resolve any discrepancies

·Prepare monthly Time & Effort reports, send to staff for signature, collect and file

·Prepare weekly deposit and customer payment journals to be posted to the financial system

·Create aging reports for fee-for-service programs and follow up on unpaid invoices

·Void checks as needed

·Oversee, review and post contributions-in-kind (donations and volunteer time) in accordance with grant requirements

·Assist with internal and external audit inquiries and reporting

·Maintain accounting files and records in accordance with IRC and donor requirements

·Other projects and assignments as needed

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s or Associate degree in business, accounting or finance preferred.Professional experience in lieu of education will be considered.

Work Experience: Relevant professional experience in finance and accounting required; minimum of 2 years’ experience strongly preferred.

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

·Ability to carry out work with a high degree of integrity and confidentiality

·Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.

·Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.

·Fluent in English, both spoken and written.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research and problem-solving purposes.

·Working knowledge of accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics a plus

Working Environment:

·Professional office environment with some flexibility to work remotely

·Must be comfortable working in front of the computer and with data for long periods of time

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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