Senior Finance Manager (Budgeting and Financial Planning)

February 3, 2024
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Job Description


Join the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a leading organization responding to global humanitarian crises. Established in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC provides lifesaving care and transformative assistance to refugees affected by war or disaster. Operating in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we are dedicated to restoring safety, dignity, and hope to millions.

Job Description:

As a Financial Management Specialist at IRC Afghanistan, you will play a crucial role in ensuring effective financial operations and compliance. From budgeting to grants management, your responsibilities include:

Business Development (Budgeting):

  • Collaborate with the Finance Coordinator to prepare, revise, and maintain grant budget proposals.
  • Work with program and supply chain staff for grant budget alignment and realignments, ensuring comprehensive coverage.
  • Consolidate and update grant pipeline information monthly, proposing necessary budget revisions.
  • Assist in preparing and revising the IRC country office Operating Budget.
  • Contribute to the preparation of country program financial reforecasts.
  • Maintain and update the HR funding matrix, recommending realignments as needed.
  • Prepare Ministry of Economy Reports.
  • Conduct Budget Vs Actual analysis and monthly TR funds review with the Finance Coordinator.

Grants Management:

Provide technical support in grant opening, interim, closing, and review meetings.

Analyze actual vs budget results to identify accounting or compliance issues.

Undertake any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance; MBA, or certification (CFA or CMA) a plus.
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of technical financial management experience.
  • At least 3 years directly related experience in financial management of USAID contractual projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, ECHO, UN guidelines.
  • Experience in managing multimillion-dollar grants.
  • Strong problem-solving and creative solution-finding skills.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and work under pressure with attention to detail.
  • Solid analytical capabilities and excellent data presentation and writing skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
Submission Guideline:
  • Internal Candidates: IRC- Afghanistan encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year before applying for another position within the organization.
  • All qualified candidates are requested to follow the instructions provided at Submission Link.
  • Applications without the provided link or through the online system will be disqualified.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interviews.
  • If not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

Refer to the submission guideline.