Job Opportunity at IRC to Work in Project Finance Lead in Jordan

Deadline : 14 Jun 2020

Nonprofit organization: International Rescue Committee

Specialities: Business and marketing

Study level: Postgraduate

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Job Opportunity at IRC to Work in Project Finance Lead in Jordan

IRC offers a full time job opportunity in Jordan to work in a project finance lead in Jordan and Lebanon.  The project finance Lead will be responsible for overall financial management of the Ahlan Simsim initiative and any other associated opportunities. The PFL will be instrumental in quality financial practices and analysis and responsible for the financial management for the project team. You will report to the regional project director. For more information click here.

Eligibility:

You must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or advanced diploma in accounting from recognized college or institution.
  • Minimum of 8 years of accounting and financial management experience; NGO or project based accounting experience which is preferable.
  • Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (SUN system) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in managing a complex portfolio of budgets and donors.
  • Experience in creating or adjusting financial tools for efficient and smooth processes.
  • Experience in doing analytical financial analysis including things like trends and projections and identifying areas of concern accordingly.
  • Experience in coordinating with program and monitoring units to ensure that finances pair with project performance data for a holistic understanding of project health.
  • Experience in working with local and international partners.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal and an ability and desire to coordinate closely and productively with colleagues in multiple countries and across units.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages.
  • Ability to prioritize among multiple tasks and make decisions.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  1. Execute regional financial and budget management in collaboration with the project coordinator.
  2. Maintain oversight of the project’s accounting operations and ensure compliance with IRC and regional office policies and procedures. 
  3. Maintain oversight of and monitor spending and financial management practices across all cost centers.
  4. Maintain active and productive relationships with all country offices and cost centers.
  5. Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures and systems.
  6. Develop and ensure use of systems for tracking progress against budget at the country and regional levels including master budget documents, finance KPIs and associated dashboard.
  7. Provide training to program staff on finance tools and processes specific to project financial management.
  8. Conduct periodic financial monitoring.
  9. Run quarterly financial analysis and generate reports and recommendations.
  10. Develop and revise annual project budgets with inputs from all project cost centers (the region, HQ, and 4 countries).
  11. Lead in collaboration with the project coordinator to prepare quarterly regional project spending plans.
  12. Participate in tenders and review tender documents.
  13. Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
  14. Verify completeness and accuracy of all accounting documents.
  15. Check sub-grantee reports and arrange payments to them with finance supervisor check and project coordinator approval.
  16. Perform budget recording as needed and raise any potential issues (grant spending, compliance, etc.) with supervisors to ensure timely preemptive or corrective actions.
  17. Complete financial report for regional budget in coordination with the project coordinator.
  18. Review and give timely feedback on financial reports to country programs and regional sub-grantees with the objective of improving report quality and budget management capacity.
  19. Work with the project coordination and project officer to ensure accurate and up to date file management to ensure that financial documents are accessible and up to date.
  20. Provide support and training to program staff on financial management issues identified as trends within/across countries; oversee assessment of financial risks and advise on areas for additional capacity support for country and regional team members. 

About IRC:

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, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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Host Country: Jordan

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