Finance and Administration Manager

ICRC, Philippines

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsProject Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st June, 2020

Job Description

The Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and reporting from the field. S/he oversees all financial resources and administrative activities, such as management of premises and staff travel.


Financial Management

  • Ensures the integrity of financial and analytical accounting and reporting in the sub-delegation
  • Supervises the accounting department, prepares the annual budget or monthly forecast, and reports/analyzes financial risks
  • Assesses the financial situation (including treasury) of the sub-delegation, and acts as the advisor on all financial/economic affairs for the humanitarian project teams
  • Tailors institutional guidelines and policies to the local context, and ensures strict implementation or adherence of the same, with the purpose of assuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigation of financial risks
  • Acts as a co-signatory and finance interface for both authorities and commercial parties (suppliers, banks, etc.)
  • Steers the implementation or alignment of all activities related to ICRC’s compliance program in the country, being the internal focal point for finance-related compliance matters for Davao and Zamboanga offices

Office Management

  • Oversees the financial and day-to-day management of offices and operational premises, maintains an adequate security set-up, and ensures safe and secure accommodation of all mobile staff members
  • Supervises the internal travel desk and takes charge of travel arrangements (flights/accommodation/pickup) in the sub-delegation


A successful candidate will have:

  • University degree in business administration, finance or accounting.
  • At least six (6) years’ practical experience in finance or management and at least one (1) year in financial controlling or accounting, with the last 2 years being in a supervisory or managerial role
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills to dedicate to a humanitarian/non-profit organization
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office Suite and other IT office tools
  • Strong motivation for humanitarian work
  • Open-mindedness and adaptability
  • Sense of responsibility, organization and be solution-oriented
  • Ability to be a lateral thinker and comfortable in leading and guiding team members in a culturally diverse environment
  • Propensity for working with numbers and management
  • Strong intercultural skills and observes strict confidentiality
  • Excellent ability to work in a team and under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment

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