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Finance Assistant
International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.


 Salary: $800-$1200
 Applicants: Females are strongly encouraged to apply
 Section/Unit: Finance
 Grade Level: 9A
 Supervisor: Senior Finance Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Madani
 Duration: 12 Months with possibility of extension
 Closing Date: 30 Sept 2023



The IRC restarted operations in Sudan in November 2019 after operating from 1982 until 2009, successfully obtaining re-registration in Khartoum with the transitional government, and launching initial programs to support displaced populations in urban settings around Khartoum. 


Sudan is experiencing multiple challenges generating including macroeconomic crisis, armed conflicts and displacement, protracted refugee situations and natural disasters, as well as Covid-19. The result of this crisis is large-scale humanitarian need across the country leaving an estimated 9.3 million people in need. On top of this, In November 2020, fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia led to the flight of around 60,000 refugees to eastern Sudan.


In response to growing needs in recent months, the IRC has scaled up capacity through the emergency response team and expanded humanitarian activities in the east of the country in response to the Tigrayan refugee crisis. The IRC currently has one field base in Gedaref in addition to the head office in Khartoum, and is looking to expand in program scale, scope, and geographic support over the coming months.

 Duties and responsibilities:

The Finance Assistant reports to the Snr Field manager. He/she will provide support to the Snr. Field Manager and is responsible for preparing financial statements and maintaining cash controls. The Finance Assistant must work within the Financial Manual of IRC, Tax Policies, and Procedures and in compliance with all National Acts and Legislation.


  • Maintain Custody of Cash Box. Make Payments as necessary. Day-to-day control of cash documents preparation.
  • Review all POs and PRs for proper coding and budget adequacy before payment.
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up. Process inputs in ERP system and client-bank.
  • Control and day-to-day guidance of Finance Assistant.
  • Control and liquidation of petty cash and corporate cards expenses.
  • Participation in processing payroll and downloading transactions in ERP system. Preparation of incentive workers payroll in field.
  • Participation in month-end closing process.
  • Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.
  • Review expenditure spreadsheets for accuracy and completeness.


  • Act always in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review with the objective of gaining a clear understanding budget guidelines and instructions
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Assist in budget preparation at the field level.

Common duties

  • Attend and participate in training identified/organized by your supervisor.
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from the Finance Department.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from recognized College/Institution.  ACCA/CPA qualification will be preferred.
  • Fresh graduation certificate with relevant financial related.
  • Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package. Knowledge of (SUN system) will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be mature, with a stable personality and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; tact, patience, diplomacy, and appropriate assertiveness.
  • Languages Requirements: Fluency in Arabic and English.

Standard of Professional Conduct


IRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others. 


Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity


We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous 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. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


Data Confidentiality:

Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty

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