Finance Officer Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)



Job Title:  Finance Officer
Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Uganda

About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
country.

Job Summary:  To support the Isingiro field office in
ensuring that the finance department functions are efficient through financial
accounting, management, monitoring and reporting. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Support the day to day reconciliations and
analysis of BVA 
·      
Ensure field closures are conducted according to
the agreed timeline issued by the finance department
·      
Provide trainings and support to the finance and
non-finance team regarding the Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures and NRC
Internal Control 
·      
Assist in year-end closures and audit document
preparations 
·      
Participate in and facilitate field level
finance training as required 
·      
Participate in staff / field meetings and
provide clarity on finical procedures and policies 
·      
Ensure Adherence to NRC financial policies,
tools, handbook and guidelines 
·      
Implement any other delegated support function
action to plan of action 
·      
Ensure profiling of all financial documents 
·      
Promote and share ideas for improvements 
·      
Ensuring that accurate and timely accounts are
submitted to the country office 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor degree
in Business Administration, commerce, finance and accounting 
·      
CPA level 2 certification is an added
advantage 
·      
Minimum of five years experiences (at least 3
years with an INGO/ large organization)
·      
Knowledge of Agresso will be an added
advantage 
·      
Good command of English Language 
·      
Very good computer skills especially, Microsoft
packages; and a strong experience of computerized accounting system 
·      
Knowledge of local context (South western
Uganda) 
·      
Experience working in a humanitarian
context 
·      
Personal qualities
·      
Strong attention to details 
·      
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to
work in a cross cultural team 
·      
High level of integrity 
·      
Ability to work independently under minimal
supervision


Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis, candidate are
advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 9th
March 2020

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