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NHQ:Finance - Disaster Finance - DRO Case Sampling Analyst

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American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Purpose Statement:
This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Disaster Finance (DF) team. The purpose of this position is to help ensure compliance with internal policies, related to financial assistance paid through the RC Care platform, and to identify exceptions to standards in order to ensure financial assistance provided during a national Disaster Relief Operation (DRO) is compliant with Recovery Procedures. This is a remote (work-from-home) volunteer opportunity and the volunteer will report to the Senior Analyst of Disaster Finance. Completed tasks are returned via email within the required timeline. IMPORTANT NOTE: To maintain a strong financial control environment, two roles (i.e. Caseworker and Monitor) are not permitted in the new RC Care system. Volunteers selected for this specific position (Disaster Finance DRO Case Sampling Volunteer) will be assigned the "Monitor" role. Should you accept this role, other RC Care roles assigned to you, if any, must be forfeited.

Responsibilities:

  • Be knowledgeable of financial assistance practices and policies.
  • Review Disaster Relief Operation (DRO) cases in the RC Care platform and verify the eligibility of clients for financial assistance.
  • Populate Excel templates for assigned functions to document the results of your review and email the completed worksheet.
  • Inform Disaster Finance and DRO of non-compliant cases.
  • Communicate with affected parties for clarification as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Computer skills and Microsoft Excel skills including navigating a spreadsheet, using copy/paste, filtering and sorting, using/writing formulas, building and linking spreadsheets. (required)
  • Must be willing to be assigned and maintain a Red Cross email account in order to access to RC Cares (required).
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to details (required).
  • Ability to work independently within a remote environment (required).
  • Must have a reliable computer, phone, and high-speed internet access (required).
  • Knowledge of the Financial Controls for Direct Client Assistance Disaster Cycle Services Standards and Procedures, and the Fiscal Review Job Tool are preferred, but training will be supplied if this is not familiar.

Resume is required.

Length of Appointment: Minimum commitment of six months, renewable as mutually agreed.

To apply for this opportunity and register as an American Red Cross volunteer, individuals must reside in the United States or on one of the United States Service to the Armed Forces stations. If you are an individual that does not meet this criteria , but are interested in volunteering with the Red Cross or Red Crescent Society in your country, please visit: https://www.ifrc.org/volunteer-us

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Location:

431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Two to three hours a day up to five days per week – with flexibility to work hours at your convenience as long as the task is completed by the established deadline, and depending on the scope of the Disaster Relief Operation (DRO).

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