Finance Officer NGO Career Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Finance Officer  
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  
Uganda
About US:
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:    The Finance Officer will support NRC field
offices and make sure that finance department functions efficiently in the area
of financial accounting, management, monitoring and reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Support
the Finance Coordinator in Yumbe in day to day reconciliations and financial
analysis
·       
Provides
assistance in timely monthly closing and ensuring Yumbe Office are able to
close on agreed upon deadlines
·       
Review
financial reports and documents from the field offices and insure that they are
timely received.
·       
Work
closely with logistic department to insure that asset register is updated
regularly and match physical assets.
·       
Prepare
a trip report for each assignment and submit to FC and FM
·       
Provide
training and support to finance and non-finance staff regarding generally
accepted financial procedures and NRC internal controls.
·       
Assist
in yearend closing and audit document preparation
·       
Participate
in and facilitate Area finance workshops and training as required;
·       
Maintain
open communication with Finance, program staff and others for all financial
clarifications
·       
In
collaboration with Finance Coordinator Support development of area master
support budget
·       
Support
project staff in financial matters
·       
Verify
that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment
·       
Prepare
bank accounts and cashbox reconciliations
·       
Ensure
timely payment of staff related costs, contractors, suppliers and other
expenditures.
·       
Ensure
filing of all financial documents according to NRC standards



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Finance Officer job
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or
Accounting
·       
At least
five years of relevant experience
·       
Three
years of INGO experience is a plus
·       
CPA2
qualification is added advantage
·       
Knowledge
of Agresso is added advantage.
·       
Very
good computer skills especially, Microsoft packages; and a strong experience of
computerized accounting system 
·       
Excellent
interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
·       
Strict
attention to policy and practice detail
·       
Very strong
financial analysis skills
·       
High
integrity
·       
Good
knowledge of financial reporting systems in donor funded work
·       
Ability
to work under pressure and meet deadlines
·       
Good
cultural awareness and sensitivity
·       
Ability
to function independently and as a work team leader/facilitator
·       
Excellent
computer skills with hands on experience on computerized accounting systems;
and
·       
Microsoft
Excel, Word and PowerPoint
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 25th June 2020
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