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Philippines: Assistant based in Zamboanga City (for Filipino Nationals only)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 30 Jun 2017

Join the Administration team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC Delegation in the Philippines is looking for:


(Based in Zamboanga City)

The Assistant is responsible for the proper bookkeeping of all accounting and financial records of the ICRC office in Zamboanga. S/he organizes all travel-related arrangements for staff on mission. S/he is responsible for arranging seminars and/or meetings in the Zamboanga office’s area of responsibility. S/he reports directly to the Administrative Assistant of the Zamboanga office and maintains a functional link with the accountant in ICRC Mindanao sub-delegation based in Davao City.

Main tasks:

· Works mainly in general accounting, finance and welcome service

· Assists in the management of finance work unit

· Checks and requests fund transfers (internal/external)

· Checks daily cash control

· Prepares bank reconciliation

· Performs the monthly closing and the demand of allocations

· Prepares the billing of monthly vehicle use, telephone charges, etc.

· Enters cash and bank transactions in the accounting application

· Arranges flight bookings, hotel accommodation, and organizes travel plans as required by various ICRC departments

· Provides travel-related information to internal clients

Required profile:

A successful candidate will:

· Have a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or equivalent

· Have a minimum 2 years work experience in a similar field

· Possess good command of Filipino and English

· Have the capacity to work independently

· Have good communication skills

· Have good analytical skills

· Have good computer skills

· Be able to adapt to unexpected changes and to work under pressure


· Opportunities for advanced learning and development

· Competitive compensation package

· Meaningful career within an international humanitarian setup

Closing date of application: 30 June 2017

Duration of contract: Open-ended

Contract start: As soon as possible

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are requested to send their comprehensive resume, cover letter to with subject line: SURNAME First name – ZAM Assistant (cover letter, resume).

Office Address: 2/F Red Cross Youth Hostel Building, Rizal Street, Pettit Barracks, 7000 Zamboanga City

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

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