Norwegian Refugee Council Jobs in Ethiopia - Finance Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council Jobs in Ethiopia - Finance Coordinator

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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of a Finance Coordinator is to implement delegated area of responsibility.
The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic responsibilities

1.Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
2.Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
3.Prepare and submit reports and analysis
4.Ensure proper filing of all supporting documents
5.Support line managers in procedures and required support team trainings
6.Management of finance team
7.Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedure
8.Support project staff in financial matters
9.Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area
10.Ensure development and implementation of financial systems and procedures

Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure that area office set up adhere to global and local Financial Handbook, NRC policies, donor and audit requirements
  • Training of budget holders and staff with financial responsibilities on budget preparation and budget monitoring
  • Ensure that all the relevant staff know how to use Agresso Accelerator and are able to load reports from Agresso
  • Verify that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment and check  expenses related to particular grants by verifying PR/PO
  • Represent finance and participating in bid committee
  • Ensure supporting documentation is secured both online and in hard copy
  • Liaise with country finance office to ensure timely payment of staff salary, supplier payments, other expenditures and fund request for area office
  • Support the AM and Support Coordinator to prepare, review and monitor the shared cost and master budget for the area office
  • Support in the training and implementation of the anti-corruption policy
  • Develop the monthly Budget Vs Actual reporting for project managers
  • Ensure accurate and verified postings at field level
  • Assist the Area Manager and budget holders in budget preparation
  • Develop, finalize and update the area master support budget regularly
  • Build the capacity of staff as supervised and make sure delegation of roles and responsibilities are clear at the finance department
  • Undertake proposal and grant application reviews to assess compliance with NRC and donor guidelines
  • Participate in the closure of projects

Job Requirements

Generic professional competencies:
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience from working as a Finance Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
• BA Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal 

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

• Good knowledge of the area and context in Benishangul Gumuz Region
• Good communication skills
• Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage
• Experience with start-up, exit or similar
• Experience with capacity building of staff and training


Behavioral competencies

· Handling insecure environments
· Managing resources to optimize results
· Planning and delivering results
· Managing performance and development
· Analyzing
· Empowering and building trust

Category: Accounting and Finance Location: Assosa, Benishangul Gumuz  Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience) Employment Type: Full time

Keywords: Finance Jobs in Ethiopia 2022 | Ethiopia job vacancies 2022 | Jobs in Ethiopia for Experts 2022 | NRC Recruitment 2022

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