Finance Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council, Kabul, Afghanistan

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th October, 2020

Job Description

Purpose of the job:

The purpose of a Finance Coordinator is to implement NRC, s financial and accounting systems. He/she will be accountable to prepare and submit reports on monthly bases and submit required portion to the ministry of economy, finance and relevant directorates.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Analysis financial information and prepare financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Specific responsibilities:

Ensure proper filling of all supporting documents

  • Prepare report to ministry of economy and ministry of finance including related directorates in the provinces.
  • Ensure monthly financial feedback on both soft and hard documents sent to field offices.
  • Preparing and follow up of BRS (Balance Reconciliation Sheet) Outstanding balances.
  • Perform and checking of financial document and controls to make sure all procedures are followed and to implement recommendations from various auditors, and NRC Controller.
  • Ensure period and yearend deadlines for NRC Afghanistan are met.
  • Responsible for updated NRC- authorization table.
  • Responsible for checking travel claims.
  • Responsible for verification of all rebooking’s.
  • Responsible for monthly distribution of AFFX0000
  • Providing financial training to the field offices based on need.
  • Support the team when needed.
  • Function specific responsibilities, please adapt and select the relevant:
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
  • Support project staff in financial matters
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area
  • Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures
  • Ensure that budgeting, accounting, reporting to government, year-end procedures and other financial processes take place in adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor, auditor and the authorities requirements
  • Provide up-to-date analysis and required reports to NRC – Central and field offices.


  • At least 4 years of relevant experience from working as a finance coordinator humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • University Degree/Diploma in B-Com/ BBA/ Management and Economics-Required
  • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work additional hours if and when required
  • Ability to commence work immediately

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect


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