Fresher Finance Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Deputy
Finance Manager
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.
Job Summary:   The Finance
Officer will support the Finance department’s management of accounting systems,
policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting
standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and
regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving
the poor and vulnerable. As part of an experienced finance team you will help
coordinate daily financial activities through preparation and delivery of
financial services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review and supporting documentation of
    financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and
  • Help ensure maintenance of all data
    required for processing financial transactions for assigned accounts in
    SunSystems financial accounting package.
  • Record delegated financial transactions
    following appropriate authorizations. Review various accounts to detect
  • Prepare delegated financial reports, as
  • Help share information with and staff on
    financial accounting policies and procedural
Assistant Finance
Officer – Cashier:
project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying
information for case studies and reports on promising practices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Finance
    Officer job should hold a B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics,
    Business Administration strongly preferred. Courses in accounting, or a
    qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
  • At least two years of accounting experience, preferably with an
    international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution.
  • Familiarity the relevant public donors’ regulations a plus.
  • Proficient in Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge       of SunSystems financial accounting
    package or similar financial reporting software a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional   and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Good oral and written skills in English
Competencies (for all CRS staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used
by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the
desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste – FINANCEOFFICER only
Deadline: 19th September 2019
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