Finance Officer - Regional Finance Asia
Islamic Relief Pakistan
Islamabad, Islamabad, PK
6d ago
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1. Banking Compliance & Monitoringa. Reviewing Bank statements to ensure that all accounting entries are accurate and reconciling bank accounts to ensure that all transactions have been properly recordedb.

Ensure all banks Accounts in countries are authorised from IRW and its reconciliation with IRW Treasury Portal.c. Follow up with countries for the updated Bank List and signatoriesd.

Follow up with countries to upload monthly bank reconciliations on one drive before the cut-off date.e. Ensure that all the Information related to Banks are available on Country Finance One drive2.

Assist RFC to ensure timely and accurate processing of international transfer requests within set deadlines.a. To assist RFC to ensure transfers are processed in line with finance processing timelines and to have proper documentation in file for all transfers and projects as per audit requirements.

b. To assist RFC to reconcile transfers on a monthly basis with field offices, ensuring consistency between IRW and field office ledgers3.

Risk Management a. Works with the Field Offices to make sure all Banking policies and procedures are being followed precisely and with no corners are cut.

b. Prepare training materials for anti-money laundering effortsc. Inform and advise the senior management regarding proposed and pending regulatory changes4.

Field Visit Travel and Emergency Deploymenta. To be ready as back up to travel emergency deployment within 72 hours and be available to be deployed at least 6 weeksb.

To participate in coaching / capacity building field visits and undertake assignments to work in field offices as required.

5. To support the department and its wider stakeholders. a. Provide Support to all field offices as and when requiredb. Take part in conducting finance training across the IR familyc.

To attend finance unit and other team meetingsd. To document all processes.e. To undertake any other reasonable duties deemed consistent with the job and at its level of responsibility as and when required by the line managerPERSON SPECIFICATIONIt is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the organizational values & principles, vision and mission as well as commitment to its SEAH (sexual exploitation abuse and harassment) protocols.

We have zero tolerance policy towards SEAH and doesn’t support any action that promote or encourage SEAH.Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications· Degree in Accountancy / Finance· Intermediate Level Qualified or studying final level of MBA (Banking & Finances) or equivalent qualifications· Experience and industry certification is also required to be hired for the position· Evidence of continuing professional development and successful application of best practice in accounting and finance.

  • Well organised and ability to manage competing deadlines within set time constraints.· Good Excel and communication skills;
  • in designing and analysing reports.· Experience to challenge and support to a range of stakeholders including non-financial audiences at all levels in the organisation.

  • Verbal skills to communicate with all levels in an organisation and explain technical or complex financial aspects in a wide range of situations.
  • Experience· At least 6 years’ experience with bachelor or 3 year with master’s degree.· Must have previous exposure and experience in Banking Compliance.

  • Experience in operating and extracting data from complex accounting systems· Experience of Banking Compliance, monitor and report on Banking transactions and undertaken appropriate analysis· Good all round business acumen and an understanding of the role of the Finance department in adding value to operational decision making.
  • Ability to drive through continuous improvement· Experience of donor’s financial compliance. Please note, Islamic Relief is only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible / allowed to work in the Pakistan.
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