Finance Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council, Gadarif, Sudan

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th January, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

Generic responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Any other responsibility as identified and assigned by the Finance Manager

Specific responsibilities

  • Take day to day responsibility of managing petty cash and cash box
  • Take day to day responsibility of managing cheque payments
  • Maintain up to date records and project accounts on the system to ensure that timely, accurate and appropriate information is available and reported
  • Preparation of payment requests for cash and cheques and ensure timely settlement of all undisputed invoices
  • Assist the Finance Manager or Finance Officer to perform cash and bank reconciliations
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly and periodic cash count is done
  • Assist Finance Manager or Finance Officer in tracking advance and ensure that clearance of advance is done on time
  • Ensure that all support documents are complete and accurate before the financial transaction is done
  • Take a leading role in the scanning and online archiving of transaction supporting documents

Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge of English

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good in oral and written English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of the Khartoum context
  • Minimum of University degree in Finance, Economics and any other related course


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