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International Rescue Committee Finance Specialist in Sea Tac, Washington

Requisition ID: req39576

Job Title: Finance Specialist

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 18.00 - 20.00 Hourly

Location: Seattle, WA USA

Job Description

IRC Background: The mission of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC has a presence in over 40 countries and 27 offices in the United States; the IRC leads the way from harm to home. IRC opened an office in Seattle in 1976 and Spokane in 2022. Both offices provide a continuum of services including intensive case management, employment and economic empowerment services, immigration assistance, health and wellness programming, and education support to refugee and immigrant families in Washington State.

Job Overview:The Finance Specialist will be responsible for essential accounting functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other tasks as assigned. Under the supervision of the Deputy Finance Manager, the Finance Specialist is responsible supporting the Finance team to collect and process financial date, in compliance with IRC internal policies and donor expectations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Process payment requests in a timely manner and maintain financial records per retention policies.

  • Post reconciliation journal entries for bulk purchase inventory household supplies, metro tickets, etc. in coordination with appropriate staff.

  • Process reconciliation journal entries for office credit cards.

  • Prepare and post bank transactions in Integra.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly billing and assembling documentation.

  • Other finance duties as assigned.

    Key Working Relationships:

    Position Reports to:Deputy Finance Manager

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal:Program Departments; Operations Department, HR Department, Development Department and Finance Team.External: Volunteers, Interns, Vendors.

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 2 years of nonprofit accounting experience.

  • Successful background in Finance and administrative with proven ability to work as a team member in a cross-cultural environment. Reporting experience preferred.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent computer skills to include all Microsoft Office Programs, database experience and various other financial related software programs.

  • Experience working on financial and administrative issues.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

    Working Environment:

  • Standard, professional office environment (Combination of in-office and remote).

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.