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Finance Coordinator


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Glendale
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

Job Overview: The Finance Coordinator will assist with the management of employee records and implementation of accounting systems to collect and process financial data, in compliance with IRC internal policies and donor expectations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure office and donor compliance with IRC’s accounting policies vis-à-vis fund accounting as noted in IRC’s finance manual and generally accepted accounting principles and donor requirements
  • Ensure timely submission of high-quality finance reports working closely with management, programs and finance teams
  • Support the day-to-day financial activities including daily tasks such as payment review, AP activities, AR reporting/invoicing, etc.
  • Review accounting transactions to ensure proper coding, complete month-end/year-end closing tasks and variance analysis as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports to be submitted to IRC NY/donors per scheduled due dates and/or contractual obligations
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly billing
  • Coordinate with all programs to process data reconciliation for direct assistance disbursements: purchasing card transaction reconciliation, and other payable/receivable transactions.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely bank reconciliation
  • Review CIK accounting entries
  • Prepare weekly Deposit journal entries.
  • Resolve Integra-to-ETO variances.
  • Participate in overall annual budgetary process.
  • Serve as back up to Finance Manager for key day to day duties
  • Other finance duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education: 4-year degree in related field strongly preferred

Work Experience:

  • Formal accounting or bookkeeping training and/or coursework required
  • 3 + years professional work experience with accounting and bookkeeping procedures and standards
  • Previous non-profit agency / grant-funded environment experience strongly preferred

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

  • High degree of professional integrity; ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Solid organizational skills: detail-oriented, ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality.  Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives.
  • Ability to work independently, be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent communication, analysis and negotiation skill, availability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Prior knowledge of donor regulations preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills:  ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Solid Computer skills:  MS Word, Excel, other financial related software strongly preferred

Working Environment:  Standard work environment; majority of the work-day at a computer terminal.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirement.

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 new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

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.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-30 vacation days depending on role and tenure, 8 weeks parental leave, multiple options for medical insurance starting at $135 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $6 per month, a 403(b) retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, 100% employer paid disability & life insurance, and an employee assistance program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.



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