Finance Volunteer
Job TypeFull Time

Location: Kapenguria, West Pokot, Kenya

Job Description

IRC Kenya is working to achieve optimal performance in terms of program quality strengthening operations and finance department by emerging tools, systems and staff capacity to adhere to IRC policies and procedures and donor compliance.

Key Responsibilities

Cash & Bank payments processing

Maintaining Petty cash at the set limits and take responsibility of any cash differences arising.
Ensure that there is sufficient petty cash at all time for smooth operation
Ensure all Petty cash payments are properly supported and duly authorized per IRC delineation schedule before disbursement.
Ensuring that authorizations on the payments requests are in line with the approved limits per the delineation chart
Preparation of petty cash spreadsheets to upload stage ready for review by FO at the end of the month.
Devise a cash replenishment schedule to minimize weekly bank visits
Ensure authorized receipts are correctly coded and issued upon receipt of monies.
Maintaining the receipt book and ensuring that authorized receipts are issued upon receipt of monies.
Bank Reconciliation and preparation of spreadsheets to upload stage ready for review monthly


Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all cash disbursement vouchers
Before filing, ensure that all documents have been stamped ‘PAID’ including cash payment reference details.
Preparation of journals, ensuring these are fully supported and ready for review before upload


To act as a bank agent.
Maintain an organized and well-documented bank correspondences file ensuring it’s continuously updated.
Assist in preparation of spreads sheets.
Preparation of corrective journals and assisting in posting of journals as and when required
Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.



A bachelor’s degree in Finance/Business Administration with minimum CPA I qualification
Work experience in a similar position.
Knowledge in Excel

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The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.