Job Title : Finance Officer
Job Ref Code : FNC11119
Band : 6
Department : Operations
Reports To : Senior Finance Officer
You will help coordinate and support the Finance department’s management of accounting systems, policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable
As part of an experienced finance team you will help coordinate daily financial activities through preparation and delivery of financial services.
Specific Job Responsibilities
Review and analyze supporting documentation of financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete.
Help ensure maintenance of all data required for processing financial transactions for assigned accounts in SunSystems financial accounting package.
Record financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Review various accounts to detect irregularities.
Help evaluate and monitor subrecipient financial management processes in accordance with policy and help strengthen capacity of partner in financial accounting and transactions.
Prepare various, periodic and ad hoc financial reports, as needed, and perform variance analyses to assist with decision-making and proper management of financial resources.
Help share information with subrecipients and staff on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues and support capacity strengthening.
Perform assigned treasury (cash payment / receipt, cash forecast, etc.) duties, as long as segregation of duties is ensured.
Qualifications and Skills
B.A. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration strongly preferred. Courses in Accounting,
Qualification in accounting (ACA / ACCA / CPA).
Minimum of three years accounting experience, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial / banking institution.
Familiarity the relevant public donors’ regulations preferred.
Proficient in Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of SunSystems financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software a plus.
Personal Skills :
Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
Ability to work collaboratively.