Finance Volunteer job in Nairobi, Kenya

International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req48110

Job Title: Finance Volunteer

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Volunteer

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

The Finance volunteer will be responsible for ensuring IRC systems and procedures of internal controls are followed when committing financial transactions in IRC Financial system. Processing Payments, Reconciliation and providing up to date data.

Key Responsibilities:

Payment processing, Cash and Bank Management
Ensure that all cash payments are fully supported and are authorized at set limits as per IRC Kenya delineation chart before disbursement.
Prepare the Invoice Journal and payment journal and submit to workflow for approval and ensure the same are posted into integra system after approval.

Manage integra data entry for accounts payable and accounts receivable by ensuring the information is accurate and the correct financial dimensions are used before processing.
Responsible for preparation of taxation schedule for per-diem paid to staff every Month and submit to Finance Officer for review and approval.
Monitor and track all vendor invoices submitted to Finance and ensure they meet the 3-way match before processing the invoice journal. Ensure that the vendor invoices are processed in a timely manner.

Responsible for preparation of Journal for all cash received or deposited into bank account and submit to the workflow for approval.
Ensuring that vendors payments journals are settled in a timely manner.
Maintain an organized and well documented Filing folder for invoice journals and payments journals in sequential filing system for easy retrieval and ensure that Invoice / Payment Journals are well supported with relevant original documentations.
Support in retrieval of documentation during the auditing and verification of financial documents as requested by Donor/auditors.
Carrying out finance officer duties in absence of finance assistant.
Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Other Tasks

Ensure that all statutory deduction is remitted by the due date.
Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all processed payments.

Support during audit by retrieving any requested document.
Supporting the Project office assigned to you.
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


Knowledge of Excel and ERP system an added advantage.
Working knowledge of accounting software such as Microsoft 365 a plus
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and be well organized.
Ability to carry out work with a high degree of integrity and maintain confidentiality.
Strong communication skills.
Be adaptable and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new assignments in due course.
Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the 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: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 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 reasonable accommodation.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.

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