Overview

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the finance department and preparation of the annual budget/monthly forecast and risk reporting, cost-control and analysis of budget deviations, regularly assesses the financial situation of the site
  • Acts as adviser, trainer and coach on all financial or economic matters for the teams running humanitarian projects
  • Interprets institutional financial and administration guidelines and policies in light of the local context; sees to it that these are strictly implemented and monitored, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigating financial risks
  • Contributes with reliable forecasts and budget data to managerial decision-making on tactical (current fiscal year) and strategic (next fiscal year) matters.
  • Oversees day-to-day financial management and maintenance of office and residential premises; maintains an appropriate security set-up
  • Supports Management in establishing (and updating) the Risk Assessment for the site, focusing on risks related to real estate and finance. Implements and monitors risk-mitigation measures in his/her area of responsibility, in close liaison with technical departments
  • Facilitates and leads establishment of proper Finance and Administration department control and efficiency environment within the ICRC

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in finance/economics or accounting
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience (experience in international organizations will be viewed as an asset)
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English, Russian, Armenian
  • Computer proficiency (Excellent knowledge of MS Office)
  • Excellent support-service orientation and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical, planning & communication skills
  • Proficient in handling multitasking

About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Armenia

Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Convention