Safety Health & Education (SHE) Finance Coordinator

International Rescue Committee


Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading non-sectarian non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Staff and volunteers provide shelter, medical and public health assistance, education, training, and income-generating programs for refugees in nearly 30 countries. IRC also helps refugees resettle in the United States. IRC’s field offices across the US ensure that new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing. IRC staff work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency through English language classes, job training and placement services and participation in community activities. Committed to human dignity and self-reliance, the IRC serves a symbol of hope and renewal for those who have taken flight in search of freedom.

Reporting to a Budget Officer, the Safety Health & Education (SHE) Finance Coordinator will support the SHE unit.

Major Responsibilities

  • Processes remote client payments from request initiation to disbursement within the ERP system.
  • Ensures due diligence is performed on client payments and these are carried out within budget constraints.
  • Prepares non-DA vouchers for submission to account payable ensuring correct coding and addressing any questions.
  • Serve as one of HSPRS’ (and other assigned department’s) dedicated purchase requisition (PR) creators.
  • Provides Monthly RIM BvA’s for the field with commentary
  • Assist HSPRS Budget Officer and Program Directors with budget development, including template development/consolidation and field budget upload.
  • In coordination with PQI Operations Coordinator, assist SHE team with subaward preparation, review and payments
  • Other ad-hoc projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director, Budget Officer and Deputy Director Budgets & Planning

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: HSPRS Budget Officer (60%) and Deputy Director Budgets & Planning (40%)

Position directly supervises: n/a

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Safety Health & Education team; RAI HQ colleagues; RAI US field colleagues. HQ and Field Finance teams

External: N/A

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree; advanced degree a plus.
  • 2-3+ years of experience in managing budgets and spending in refugee resettlement field; demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the US resettlement program.
  • Advanced computer skills: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and all MS Office applications; experience with cloud-based planning tools, PowerBi and ERP systems is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and partners.
  • Multi-cultural sensitivity and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines; exceptional attention to detail.
  • The ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment; aptitude for ongoing learning and adjusting to frequent changes in processes.

Working Environment:**

Standard office work environment, and eligible for remote work

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

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 allowances.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

How to apply

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