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Finance Intern at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Abuja

Scope Of Work

  • The Intern reports to the Finance Manager in Abuja. She/he supports the Finance Manager in managing all aspects of day to day operations of accounting department in the Abuja office
  • He/she will assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures and systems and ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in making payments to suppliers, contractors and program staff based on approved documents and in line with authority delineation.
  • Ensure scrutiny of the entire bill for accuracy and receipt of goods before process for payment.
  • Be responsible for documentation, preparation of cash disbursement voucher for all cash transactions related to the station office.
  • Ensure all transactions are in compliance with IRC accounting policy, Donor restriction and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all financial and other job related information.
  • Ensure proper documentation, Stamping, Labelling and filing of all financial documents.
  • Prepare and process day to day financial transactions and implement internal control procedures in keeping with the IRC policies and procedures.
  • Assist in collecting of financial needs to the office each week
  • Ensure proper documentation and filling of all financial documents
  • Collects credit tax receipts from FIRS.
  • Submits mandates to the bank for processing.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Finance/Budgeting:

  • Act at all times in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice
  • Review budget with the aim of gaining a clear understanding of budgets guidelines and instructions
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by your supervisor

Common duties:

  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your supervisor
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (in-country and World-wide) as per the IRC reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members
  • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor

Requirments

  • Diploma in Accounts or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions.

Experience:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of accounting experience including NYSC service year. Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel

Skills:

  • Able to work in a high pressure situation,
  • Ability to independently organize work, prioritize task and manage time.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, and open to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible and punctual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply here

Deadline
6th February, 2019.

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