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Financial Assistant (American Red Cross)

Posted on January 14, 2019 by IFRC

Deadline for registration: January 31, 2019


The person responsible for the position supports the Administrative and Finance Area. This position will be in charge of having administrative and finance documentation in order, with accuracy and properly documented, will support finance with different tasks and responsibilities. The Financial Assistant manages and develops key tasks with emphasis on timely action and permanent tracking to the accomplishment of administrative-finance rules and procedures.


  • Accountant, Business Administration or a similar career
  • 2 years of proven work experience for in the area of administrative-financial management
  • Documented skills in computer applications Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Internet
  • Knowledge in the management of petty cash and inventories
  • English proficiency Berlitz 6
  • Knowledge in the management of accounting systems, preferred
  • Experience of working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent, preferred
  • Updated USA Visa, preferred
  • Updated driver license, preferred
  • Availability to travel 50% of the work time, domestic and international travels
  • Have schedule flexibility


  • Good interpersonal relationship in the labor environment
  • Capacity to work under pressure
  • Capacity to work in a multicultural environment
  • Compromise
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to learn
  • Initiative and integrity
  • Capacity to communicate orally and written in Spanish and English
  • Orientation to give a good service to internal and external customers
  • Responsible and capacity for teamwork

How to Apply

Curriculum Vitae will be received until Thursdays, January 31 2019. It is necessary to indicate 3 job references, a coverage page and CV. The information must be send to the following e-mail: hr.americas@ifrc.org indicating as subject FINAN-ASSIST PANAMA