Finance Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council, Kigoma, Tanzania

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th January, 2019


Job Description

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

In mid-April 2016, NRC conducted a pre-assessment mission in the refugee camps in north western Tanzania and the assessment revealed that the humanitarian situation for the refugees requires urgent intervention and NRC therefore decided to establish an operational office in Kibondo town, to respond in Mtendeli and/or Nduta refugee camps. The initial interventions will focus in three sectors; shelter, WASH and education (initially construction of permanent classrooms).

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

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.

The purpose of a Finance Coordinator is to implement delegated area of responsibility.

Job description

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings
  • Management of support team
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to NRC’s and donor procedures.
  • Support project staff in financial matters including budget preparation, budget monitoring and budget revisions.
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area/country
  • Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures
  • Provide anti-corruption training to all staff
  • Ensure moth end closure and the month reports are submitted to the Regional office with the deadlines. (BRS, PS).
  • Distribute National and international staff monthly to the specific projects.
  • Prepare donor financial reports and submit to the regional office for review.

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as a Finance Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • 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

Education field: Finance / Economics

Education level: College / University, Master / Phd grade

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Empowering and building trust

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