Finance Volunteer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Volunteer

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/17/2024

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is one of the world’s largest international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (INGO), at work in more than 50 countries and more than 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. A force for humanity, IRC employees deliver lasting impact by restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions. If you’re a solutions-driven, passionate change-maker, come join us in positively impacting the lives of millions of people world-wide for a better future.
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.

Job Summary:

The Finance volunteer will be responsible for ensuring IRC systems and procedures of internal controls are followed when committing financial transactions in IRC Financial system. Processing Payments, Reconciliation and providing up to date data.

Key Responsibilities:

Payment Processing, Cash and Bank Management

Ensure that all cash payments are fully supported and are authorized at set limits as per IRC Kenya delineation chart before disbursement.

Prepare the Invoice Journal and payment journal and submit to workflow for approval and ensure the same are posted into integra system after approval.

Manage integra data entry for accounts payable and accounts receivable by ensuring the information is accurate and the correct financial dimensions are used before processing.

Responsible for preparation of taxation schedule for per-diem paid to staff every Month and submit to Finance Officer for review and approval.

Monitor and track all vendor invoices submitted to Finance and ensure they meet the 3-way match before processing the invoice journal. Ensure that the vendor invoices are processed in a timely manner.

Responsible for preparation of Journal for all cash received or deposited into bank account and submit to the workflow for approval.

Ensuring that vendors payments journals are settled in a timely manner.

Maintain an organized and well detailed Filing folder for invoice journals and payments journals in sequential filing system for easy retrieval and ensure that Invoice / Payment Journals are well supported with relevant original documentations.

Support in retrieval of documentation during the auditing and verification of financial documents as requested by Donor/auditors.

Carrying out finance officer duties in absence of finance assistant.

Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Other Tasks

Ensure that all statutory deduction is remitted by the due date.

Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly. and sequential filing system for all processed payments.

Support during audit by retrieving any requested document.

Supporting the Project office assigned to you.

Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of Excel and ERP system an added advantage.

Working knowledge of accounting software such as Microsoft 365 a plus

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and be well organized.

Ability to carry out work with a high degree of integrity and maintain confidentiality.

Strong communication skills.

Be adaptable and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new assignments in due course.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum CPA II qualification or University degree.

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