General Position Summary

The Finance officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of Finance activities. S/he will be actively involved in the accounting activities, finance software, and Organization policies and procedures implementation. The Finance Officer will work closely with other departments (including administration and programs) in the organization. The Finance Officer will work directly with field offices and technically report to Finance Coordinator.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Timely process of all payments and enter processed payments in Navigator.
  • Prepare monthly closing documents, i.e. All offices Eagle payrolls, uploading payroll & stats JE, Severance accrual JE of all staff, amortization of lease rent, health and life insurance amortization.
  •  Coordinate with field offices for any re-classes at month-end.
  • Coordinate with banks for all bank accounts (i.e. Confirmation for issuing of checkbooks to field offices and CO, bank statements, cheque stop request, USD conversion, etc.).
  • Disbursement of all staff monthly salaries through standard chartered straight2bank (online) procedure.
  • Prepare month-end financial package as per “Form 16.2, and yearend financial package.
  • Review Navigators and Field Connections batch entries before posting them to the GL.
  • Close Coordination with field offices, procurement department & other relevant departments for preparing/reviewing of monthly cash flow & prepare Bank Transfer Request (BTR) & sign from authorities.
  • Timely disbursement of funds to the field offices, according to their approved cash flow & Bank Transfer Request (BTR).
  • Closely oversee bank balances to ensure sufficient cash in the bank.
  • Monthly reconciliations of some balance sheet items, i.e. Employee advances, employees receivable/payable, taxes and EOBI payables, etc.
  • Ensure monthly payments of all taxes and EOBI as per the law.
  • Provide active support in statutory and grant audits.
  • Review of all MC staff final settlements before payments.
  • Actively involved with Finance Assistant in archive finance record by financial year as per FFM and guidance provided from HQ.
  • Coordination with field offices to archive finance record and send to the country office.
  • Involve in emergency response as an active team member from the finance department.
  • Capacity building of field office staff on updated tax regulations and navigator-related process etc.
  • Any other task assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Accountability

Reports Directly to:  Finance Coordinator

  • Works Directly with:  Finance team and Operations teams,

 Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 3 years of progressive financial management experience is required.
  • MBA or equivalent in accounting or finance is required. 
  • Of total experience, at least 2 years of experience in bookkeeping, banking, or cashiering experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with Data entry, financial reporting preparation, and presentation and the proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports. 
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables, and balance sheet.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly MS Excel.
  • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills are required.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Organization reserves the right to accept or reject any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason. 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and female are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
MBA or equivalent in accounting or finance is required
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Experience in bookkeeping, banking, or cashiering experience preferably with development sector organization)
Apply Before:
Jun 01, 2022
Posting Date:
May 24, 2022

Mercy Corps

N.G.O./Social Services · 51-100 employees - Islamabad

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has operated in Pakistan since 1986. Mercy Corps’ work in Pakistan originated from its support to Afghan refugee communities, focused on providing access to water, health improvement and vocational training for the refugee community in Balochistan Province. In recent years, Mercy Corps has expanded both sectorally and geographically throughout the country, and is now one of the lead agencies providing health services especially tuberculosis control and maternal, neonatal and child health. It has been a major player in all emergency relief efforts in the country, responding to the earthquake of 2005 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; flooding and earthquake in Baluchistan in 2007 and 2008; and to the Sindh floods of 2010 and 2011. In addition to public health and emergency response, Mercy Corps currently implements programming in the sectors of youth engagement, water/ sanitation, and economic development.

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