The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ongoing Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

Posted on :

13 Dec, 2022

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Finance Officer – OTL
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Requisition ID: req36656
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Regular
Sector: Finance

Job Overview / Summary:

  • The Finance Officer reports to the Finance and Administrative Manager in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department assisting in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems and ensuring compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Allocate all staff cost according to their time sheets, as well as, all shared program cost to the grants according to the monthly cost allocation percentages.
  • Manage all aspects of day to day operations of accounting department.
  • Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
  • Prepare & review requests from the cash assistance program & reconcile them with the bank
  • Conduct a time sheet audit for country office from time to time.

Data Entry / Accounting Records:

  • Review expenditure spreadsheet
  • Maintain subsidiary ledgers for advances, receivables and payables
  • Verify completeness and accuracy of all accounting documents.
  • Execute a weekly back-up of all financial ledgers on every last business day of the week Payroll and Taxes.
  • Review the national staff payroll that is prepared by HR, for calculation accuracy and completeness.
  • Record the national payroll; ensure standard financial controls are maintained and that all payments are accurate and legitimate Bank Operations.
  • Process cash withdrawals from the bank and ensure timely bank payments
  • Liaise with bank officials in order to ensure uninterrupted bank services.
  • Obtain monthly bank statements in the first week of the following month for all bank accounts.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation schedules.
  • Cash Operations / Preparation of Vouchers.
  • Ensure internal control procedures are followed for all cash disbursement, exchanges, receipts and transfers.
  • Inform Finance Coordinator and Finance Manager of all discrepancies.
  • Ensure that cash payments are reduced as much as possible.


  • Assist the Finance Coordinator/Finance Manager in responding to internal and/or external audit requests.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation reports.
  • Assist the Finance Coordinator/Manager in donor reports preparation.
  • Review all Purchase Orders and Purchase Requests for proper coding and budget adequacy.
  • Liaison with Supply Chain, Administration and Program.

Job Requirements:

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions.


  • Minimum of Three (5) years of professional accounting experience.
  • Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel and ERP-Integra
  • INGO Finance experience is highly desired.


  • Able to work in a high-pressure situation, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently organize work, prioritize tasks and manage time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to coach and support others.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in local context language is highly desirable.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline:
Not Specified.


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