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Finance Assistant (Syria Country Program)


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Gaziantep
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

Under the direction supervision of the Senior Finance Officer is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions are performed by IRC’s policies and procedures and by the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).


  1. Liaise with the bank for all funds and payment transactions from IRC bank accounts and any other activities between the bank and IRC:  funds receivable, payment processing, cash withdrawal from the bank accounts, money conversion, bank statement, information regarding bank fees, bank signatories, bank documents update, etc.
  2. Processing approved bank and cash transaction and/or payments after ensuring information included in payment documents are accurate and in line, and compliance with IRC and donor’s rules and regulations. Ensure bank payments are processed within 24 hours and check with the bank if any delay.
  3. Prepare and update the Turkey bank and cash worksheet on a daily basis. Ensures mathematical accuracy, the accuracy of codes used, and that all transaction information is in line with payment documents approved. Send bank and cash worksheet to Senior Finance Officer for review as required.
  4. Insure bank statements with bank worksheets are reconciled on weekly basis and inform SFO if any errors.
  5. Follow the cash availability in the office for daily cash payments and expenditures according to weekly needs. Preparing and processing cash withdrawals from the bank.
  6. Assist in cash forecast preparation.
  7. Help Sr. Finance Officer with the calculation of tax payable according to the local legislation. Ensure that the outstanding amount of tax is paid on time by tax rules and regulations.
  8. Maintain good documents filing system in the Gaziantep office for an effective audit trail. Update bank files and payment documents files.
  9. Assist internal and external auditors during audits in the Country office, including collecting, scanning, and copying payment documents and appropriate filing after the audit process
  10. Participate in professional development activities and perform other duties as needed and requested.
  11. Completing monthly tasks checklists, particularly to ensure that processing and reconciliations and controls are complete
  12. Assisting with preparing Year-end files, ensuring all information and supporting documents are electronically available, by the agreed timeframe

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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.