Finance Intern at International Rescue Committee

HMIS Officer at International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The International Rescue Committee has been working in Somalia since 2006, providing essential services to conflict and disaster affected communities. The IRC has been operational in Central Somalia (Mudug and Galgadud regions) and Mogadishu implementing interventions in the areas of livelihood, WASH, Governance, and peacebuilding, GBV, Nutrition, education and health reaching out to more than 200,000 conflict and drought affected people.

The finance intern will work with finance Officer to do payments, filing and other

accounting processes.


  • Assisting all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in field office.
  • Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines
  • Assisting in processing of payments in Finance dept by writing cheques, facilitating
  • approvals
  • Maintain petty cash and raise payment as per the need
  • Assisting the Senior Finance Officer in Copying Finance documents
  • Stamping ‘Receive’ once the payment comes to the Finance Office and ‘paid’ on all
  • documents once cash vouchers and cheques are signed and cash and cheques
  • disbursed and before filing
  • Maintain an organized and well documented (all files must be labeled properly and
  • visibly) and sequential filing system for all disbursement vouchers
  • Assist in the retrieval and putting back documentation for audit purposes.


  • Assist in compiling accruals for closing grants and preparing journals
  • Compilation of commitments for input in Integra system.
  • Be receptive to the training IRC will give to develop your technical and professional
  • competence
  • Be adaptable and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new
  • assignments in due course

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma of Commerce (Accounting or finance option) or equivalent

Required Competencies:

  • Knowledge in Excel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting

How to apply

Apply using the following link:

Standard of Professional Conduct

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer 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.

Diversity and Inclusion

At IRC, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, physical or mental ability, nationality, and perspective are validated to be better organizations. More importantly, creating a safe workspace environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best is the right thing to do. So, bring your whole self to work.

Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


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