Finance Intern at International Rescue Committee

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Finance Intern at International Rescue Committee


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:



Job Title: Finance Intern

Requisition ID: req21077

Location: , Yobe

Type: Full-Time

Sector: Finance

Category: Intern

Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Intern reports to the Finance Office Yobe. She/he supports the Finance Assistant / Office in aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in the Yobe office.


  • Assist the finance assistant when making payments to suppliers, contractors and program staff based on approved documents and in line with authority delineation.
  • Assist the finance assistant in ensure scrutiny of the entire bill for accuracy and receipt of goods before process for payment.
  • Assist the finance Assistant on proper , Stamping, Labelling and filing of all financial documents.
  • Help finance in moving documents in the office system for approval purposes
  • With the guidance of the finance Assistant/officer Scan any Finance Document before sending it to the country office for month closing.
  • Assist the finance assistant with capturing expenditures into worksheet.
  • Assist the finance department on documentation, preparation of cash voucher for all cash transactions related to Yobe field office.
  • Ensure all transactions are in with IRC accounting policy, Donor restriction and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all financial and other job related information.
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Common Duties:

  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your supervisor
  • any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from SMTs.
  • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Conduct (in-country and World-wide) as per the IRC reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor


  • Graduate with Diploma in Accounts or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Economics / Business Administration from recognized College / Institutions.
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  • literate with significant knowledge / experience in excel.


  • Able to work in a high pressure situation,
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible and punctual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken .
  • Ability to independently organize work, prioritize task and manage time.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, and open to learn new skills



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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