IRC Finance Assistant - Katsina/Zamfara Jobs in Nigeria

IRC Finance Assistant - Katsina/Zamfara Jobs in Nigeria

Job Overview/Summary

The Finance Assistant is responsible for essential accounting functions including accounts payable and receivable support, report reconciliation, fund tracking, month-end, and adjusting journal entries. The Finance Assistant reports to the Finance officer.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate effectively in IRC’s proprietary ERP financial accounting system and coach staff when questions arise.

  • Process payments by a variety of methods – ACH, Online banking and Checks

  • Review payment requests made in financial system by staff for accuracy; submit through workflow and post.

  • Prepare a wide variety of month-end, financial close journal entries within mandated deadlines.

  • Prepare weekly deposit and customer payment journals to be posted to the financial system.

  • Create aging reports for fee-for-service programs and follow up on unpaid invoices.

  • Void checks as needed.

  • Assist with internal and external audit inquiries and reporting.

  • Maintain accounting files and records in accordance with IRC and donor requirements.

  • Other projects and assignments as needed.

  • Weekly Cash and Bank reconciliation.

  • Prepare monthly PAYE and WHT payments and file appropriately.


  • Education: Bachelor’s or HND in business, accounting or finance preferred.

  • Work Experience: Relevant professional experience in finance and accounting required; minimum of 2 years’ experience strongly preferred.

    Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Ability to carry out work with a high degree of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven
    ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.

    Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

  • Languages Fluent in English, both spoken and written.

    Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.

  • Working knowledge of accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics a plus

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Finance Assistant - Katsina/Zamfara Jobs in Nigeria

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