Finance Officer - Treasury (SZJ-11917)

A munkáltatóról / About the company
On behalf of our Client, one of the biggest humanitarian organizations in the world, we are looking for a Finance Officer-Treasury to their Budapest-based office.
Pozíció részletezése / Position overview

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager (Budapest), the Finance Office is responsible
for finance matters related to treasury and treasury management at the Regional Office and
Global Services Centre (GSC) under the supervision of the Finance Manager, in accordance
with the inhouse policies and procedures.
The position will be required to provide financial services to all stakeholders in matters relative
to internal control and treasury management.

What you’ll be doing

Risk Management; Internal Controls:

• Ensure the application of finance policies, processes, and procedures.
• Support the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations, as necessary.
• Contribute to the design, development and review of financial policies, processes and
procedures, as requested.
• Contribute to financial risk assessments for project proposals, as necessary.

Financial Management and Controllership:

• Provide accounting services and link up treasury with accounting by downloading the
necessary bank statements from the online banking system
• Act as first reviewer on travel reports in online system
• Prepare for validation and review the monthly bank reconciliations
• Prepare for validation and review the monthly local staff payroll bookings and follow up on
reallocation request related to these bookings
• Contribute to the year-end financial close process.
• Advise the Unit managers and staff on an ad hoc as required basis on financial management
matters pertaining to business.

Service Oriented:

• Provide quality and timely financial services to stakeholders and implement measures to
reduce risk, provide advice while ensuring a swift and efficient support is provided.

Treasury Management:

• Monitor the preparation and submission of accurate and timely cash forecasts and monitor
their spending.
• Manage the treasury in order to reduce the exchange rate exposure.
• Report Regularly on the situation of the treasury and agree actions with the Finance Manager
• Organise payments so as to rationalise time and reduce burden on signatories, while
ensuring payments are issued on time.
• Monitor bank accounts so as to take action quickly when necessary (e.g. transactions not
• Assist in processing signatory changes in relation to bank accounts, arrange for the filing of
the documents related to this process
• Initiate and prepare the cash request for GVA for review and validation of the Finance
Manager compiling all necessary documentation including annexes on adjustments, forecasts


• Represent the company as required at external meetings in relation to the matters of finance.
• Maintain regular and proactive dialogue with internal and external stakeholders with regards
to relevant treasury related matters, i.e. project managers.
• Cooperate and collaborate with the various departments in offering the best service possible,
within respect of the company’s policies and procedures.


• Provide training and daily advice on matters related to payments for various stakeholders as
requested, required or planned.

Duties applicable to all staff:

1. Work actively towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals.
2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles.
3. Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line

What you need to have:


• Graduate degree in social sciences, economics, international relations or a related field,
advanced coursework in statistics/monitoring and evaluation.
• IMPACT certification or equivalent knowledge and experience.


• Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience (i.e. finance and
• Experience in working under remote management and with virtual, multi-cultural
• Experience in plan & budget, financial analysis & statements, financial reporting,
and financial audit.
• Experience working with the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.


• Self-driven, service minded and ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver to deadlines.
• Focused on quality and standards, results, and accountability.
• Advanced knowledge of accounting concepts.
• Understanding of internal control and treasury management concepts.
• Proven good judgement and ability to work with complete integrity and confidentiality,
acting as a role model of highest integrity in personal capacity.
• High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity with internal and external stakeholders.
• Strong negotiation, networking and communications skills.
• Advanced skills in computer productivity applications,
particularly Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
• Fluent spoken and written English and Hungarian.
• Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards or equivalent.
• Advanced knowledge of financial management and reporting applications (e.g. CODA
and Business Objects).
• Financial management skills.
• Ability to effectively provide training on finance and administration.
• Good command of another language (French, Spanish or Arabic).


Values: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability.
Core competencies: Communication; Collaboration and teamwork; Judgement and decision
making; National society and customer relations; Creativity and innovation; Building trust.
Comments: This is a national staff position open to Hungarian nationals and others who
are legally eligible to work in Hungary. Candidates must be able to provide proof of their
eligibility to work in Hungary.


Cím: 1134 Budapest, Dévai utca 19. VIII/811

E-mail cím: office[kukac]

Mobil: +36 70 399 9557

+36 70 668 1682
(English speaking contact)