Finance and Administration Manager (Philippines Nationals only)

International Committee of the Red Cross



Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and for reporting from the field. S/he oversees all financial resources and administrative activities, such as management of premises and staff travel within the area of responsibility.


• Ensures the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and reporting in the sub-office, and also supervises the accounting department, prepares the annual budget or monthly forecast, and reports/analyzes financial risks

• Assesses the financial situation (including treasury) of the sub-office, and acts as the advisor on all financial/economic affairs for the humanitarian project teams

• Applies institutional guidelines and policies to the local context, and ensures strict implementation or adherence of the same, with the purpose of assuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigation of financial risks

• Acts as a co-signatory and finance interface for both authorities and commercial parties (suppliers, banks, etc.) • Directs the implementation or alignment of all activities related to ICRC’s compliance program in the country, being the internal focal person for finance-related compliance matters for Davao Sub-office

• Facilitates monthly accounting closing

• Reviews accounts for reconciliation and confirmation, accounting closing reports, quarterly confirmation of balances, and other financial reports Office Management

• Oversees the financial and day-to-daymanagement of office and other premises, maintains an adequate security set-up, and ensures safe and secure accommodation of all expatriate staffs

• Supervises the internal travel desk and takes charge of travel arrangements (flights/accommodation/pickup) in the sub-office

REQUIRED PROFILE • University degree in business administration, finance or accounting

• Minimum three (3) years of confirmed practical experience in finance or management, including one (1) year in financial controlling or accounting

• Strong analytical and quantitative skills

• Proficiency in the use of various office tools (MS Office applications, Enterprise Resource Planning system, JDE, etc.)

• Strong leadership and management skills • Strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to work effectively in a multicultural team

• Flexibility to work several weeks in the field offices and travel to different areas. • Capacity to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external clients.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks

• Strong leadership and management skills.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland that protects and assists victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence without discrimination. It has been active in the Philippines for more than 70 years, with a permanent presence since 1982. The ICRC works closely with the Philippine Red Cross, its primary partner in the country.


• An opportunity to join the world’s largest humanitarian organization

• A full time open-ended local contract

• Competitive salary and attractive social benefits

• Exciting professional development and stimulating benefits package

• A multicultural team of humanitarian staffs based in Davao with colleagues all over the world

How to apply


Qualified applicants are requested to submit by email to [email protected] until 20 January 2023*.

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

Please clearly indicate in the subject line: SURNAME First name – DAV Finance and Administration Manager (Resume & cover letter).

Work location: 2F Tavera Business Center, J. Camus Ext. (Pardo de Tavera) Corner Araullo Sts., 8000 Davao City

Contract Duration: Open ended

Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

*Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is successfully filled. The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted. To learn more about the ICRC in the Philippines, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook

Closing date: 20-Jan-23