Finance Lead E4H job in Islamabad

Full time On-site @International Rescue Committee in Administration , in Banking / Financial , in Employment Firms
  • Building no 02, Plot no، 270 Service Rd N, I-9/3 I 9/3 I-9, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, 44000
  • Post Date : June 26, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 12, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 15979
  • Experience 10 Years
  • Gender MaleFemaleTransgender
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Join our team at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a leading humanitarian and development organization with a global presence. We are currently seeking a Finance and Operations Lead for a 3/4 year project funded by FCDO (Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office) in Pakistan. The project aims to strengthen Pakistan’s healthcare system, focusing on delivering quality services, preventing communicable diseases, and reducing maternal and newborn deaths in Punjab.


  • Manage project finance activities, ensuring timely reporting, accurate expenditure tracking, and compliance with financial plans.
  • Provide monthly actual-to-budget expenditure reports and analysis to project management and program staff.
  • Monitor financial activities, identify potential risks, and recommend necessary controls to maintain financial performance.
  • Prepare and review all FCDO financial reports, ensuring compliance with accounting, legal, and contractual requirements.
  • Develop and implement finance and operational policies, systems, and procedures in compliance with IRC and FCDO requirements.
  • Design and implement systems for accurate cash forecasting and budgeting.
  • Establish and maintain job descriptions, recruit qualified finance staff, and provide training on finance functions.
  • Ensure compliance with anti-fraud and corruption policies, escalate any suspicions of mismanagement of funds.
  • Support internal and external audits, providing required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Supervise bank relations, cash management, and reconciliations for project offices.
  • Assist in the preparation and revision of project budgets.
  • Collaborate with project teams, maintaining effective communication and partnership in a diverse environment.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in financial, compliance, or operational roles supporting FCDO commercial contracts and international donor projects.
  • Familiarity with budgeting and financial reporting requirements for large FCDO commercial contracts and projects with subawards.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting practices, financial reporting standards, and financial management processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, or Finance. CPA certification or a master’s degree in Accounting is preferred.
  • Experience working with computerized accounting systems and standard spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact and thrive in a diverse environment.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and ability to propose effective solutions.
  • Commitment to staff training and development.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Please note that the job description is subject to change based on the Terms of Reference for the program. This position is contingent on the bid outcome.

At IRC, we uphold values of Integrity, Service, Equality, and Accountability. We have policies in place to protect beneficiaries, ensure child safeguarding, prevent workplace harassment, maintain fiscal integrity, and discourage retaliation.

Join our dedicated team and contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of people affected by conflict and disaster. Apply now to be part of our mission.

Sector: Finance
Job Title: Finance and Operations Lead – FCDO funded project
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

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