The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helpspeopletosurviveandrebuildtheirlives.
Foundedin1933attherequestofAlbertEinstein,IRCofferslife-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
At worktodayinmorethan40countriesandin 22U.S.cities,IRCrestoressafety,dignityandhopetomillionswhoareuprootedbyconflict ordisaster.
The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogistate. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarianinterventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
IRCNigerianow operatesacountryoffice inAbujaand fieldofficesinMubiandYola ofAdamawa State,
implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protectionandempowerment,protection,childprotection,education,foodsecurity&livelihoods
JobOverview / Summary
The Finance Assistant is to assist the senior Finance officer by managing the day-to-dayoperations of the Finance Department, responsible for Cash processing and record-keeping oftheday-to-daytransactionsin accordance withIRC policyandprocedures.
Carry out cash count as per the IRC policy andschedule. Documentthecash countsheetsforrecords.
Therequirementsshouldestablishabaseline(minimum)foreducationalbackground,previouswork experience, professional knowledge or certification, specific skills and strengths and anyotherskill necessaryto performtheessentialfunctionsofthejob.
HNDorabachelor’sdegreeinaccountingfromarecognizedCollege / InstitutionswithNYSCDischargeCertificate.
DemonstratedManagerial / LeadershipCompetencies :
Excellent verbalandwrittencommunicationskills,fluent inwrittenandspokenEnglish.WorkEnvironment :
Computer / OtherTechRequirements :
Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook,and PowerPoint.Add position-specific (e.
g. accounting software, statistical software,etc.).
AbilitytoTravel : 5%oftimes
Standards of Professional Conduct The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values andprinciples outlined in the IRC Way Code of Conduct.
These are Integrity, Service, andAccountability.In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies onBeneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-FreeWorkplace,FiscalIntegrity,Anti-Retaliation,CombatingTraffickinginPersonsandseveralothers.
Gender Equality : IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offerbenefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce includingparentalleave,gender-sensitivesecurityprotocolsandothersupportivebenefitsandallowances.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit withoutregard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranstatus,disability oranyothercharacteristicprotected byapplicable law.