Volunteer Finance Assistant

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The Volunteer Finance Assistant has responsibility for supporting the finance functions for the IRC Kenya office to adhere to IRC policies and procedures as well as donor compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

Cash & Bank Payments Processing:

- Review and process vendor payments on time and make sure all documents are provided. - Maintain the Invoice management folder. - Processing of travel payments and ensure all the vital documents are provided. - Ensuring that authorizations on the payments requests are in line with the approved limits per the delineation chart. - Assist the Finance Assistant with month end close out on Bank reconciliations and Advance liquidations. - Devise a cash replenishment schedule to minimize weekly bank visits. - Ensure licensed receipts are accurately coded and issued upon receipt of monies. - Maintaining the receipt book and ensuring that authorized receipts are issued upon receipt of monies. - Assist with Banking.

Filing and Digital Filling:

- Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled accurately and visibly) and sequential filing system for all cash disbursement vouchers.

Audit Facilitation:

- Retrieving, reviewing and filling back audit documents.


- To maintain an organized and well-documented bank correspondences file ensuring it’s continuously updated. - Work closely with Finance Assistant to ensure effective training. - Assist the supervisor with cashbook update and maintenance. - Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications - A bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with CPA 1.

**Standards of Professional Conduct****: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowance.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.

Added 1 year ago - Updated 1 year ago - Source: rescue.org