Consortium Finance Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council , Uganda

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th May, 2021

Job Description

Job Description


  • Ensure that all required NRC and donors financial management policies, systems, procedures and standard forms are in place to enable adherence to the generally accepted accounting practices and standards.
  • Carry out overall coordination and verification of all payment vouchers/other documents for the partner.
  • Ensure that all procurements, payments and other transactions are in line with donors’ financial guidelines, rules and regulations for procurement, accounting and reporting.
  • Maintain overall NRC consortium funds budget control and monitor cash flows and expenditures relating to the projects.
  • Undertake the day to day responsibility for all NRC consortium financial and grant management issues.
  • Be the focal point for NRC consortium projects budget preparation, monitoring and budget revisions including the downstream partner.
  • Assist the NRC consortium Project staff in translating their work plans into budgets in accordance with the Project budget.
  • Prepare NRC consortia financial Interim Reports in collaboration with the FC/FM as required by the donor.
  • Receive and verify the interim and final financial reports from implementing Consortium members.
  • Prepare NRC and consolidated consortium financial reports in accordance all  donors requirements.
  • Attend the major Procurement/Bidding Committee meetings related to consortium funded projects.
  • Conduct training in budget monitoring, Anti-corruption NRC led consortium projects financial and procurement regulations for relevant NRC and Consortium staff members.
  • As per donor’s requirement, prepare monthly, quarterly and interim reports for consortium projects.
  • Share lessons learnt and good practices between the consortium members on financial and grants management.

Professional competencies;

  • University degree in Accounting and Finance.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of financial and grants management experience in an INGO. Experience of managing consortium project will be an added advantage.


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