Post of Accountant/Assistant Accountant

Posted on Friday, May 17th, 2024

If you are proactive, highly motivated, results oriented and ready to embark on a challenging carrier

Come join us!


Accountant/Assistant Accountant




HRM 007/2024



Based in National Headquarters in Colombo





Book Keeper



HRM 008/2024



Based in National Headquarters in Colombo


·     Full/Part professional qualification of a recognized accounting body or equivalent.

·     Minimum 03 years of experience in Finance Field.

·     Hands on experience in computerized accounting system. Experience of ERP systems will be an added advantage.







·     Following or part qualification of a recognized professional accounting body or equivalent.

·     Knowledge in Accounting and Book Keeping process

·     Minimum 01 Year of experience in finance field.

·     Computer literacy with working knowledge in computerized accounting systems would be an added advantage.



·        Demonstrated professional skills in accounting.

·        Sound knowledge on Accounting Standards, International Procedures and techniques used for maintenance of proper financial records.

·        Practical knowledge on monthly and annual financial reports and consolidation of accounts.

·        Strong monitoring, analytical, interpretation and reporting skills

·        Well-developed liaising and negotiation skills with banks and other external organizations.

·        Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

·        Well-developed language skills in oral and written Sinhala/ Tamil and English


General Requirements

  • Sound understanding of humanitarian, community and volunteer-based service interventions.
  • Should be a quick learner with the ability of adhering to SLRCS management guidelines and procedures.
  • Should be a team player who is self-motivated and with the ability of working under challenging circumstances.
  • Abide by and work according to Red Cross and Red Crescent Fundamental Principles.

The SLRCS conducts its general administrative and operational affairs in English Language. The appointment will be on a fixed term contract basis.  Only short-listed applicants will be called for interviews;

 Please email your application to [email protected] or post to Director General, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, No 106, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07.  On or before 26.05.2024 (HRM)