Finance Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council , Yemen

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th May, 2021

Job Description

The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as conduct or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

Job description:

  • 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 Professional Development Plan.
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to a plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Record financial transactions in Agresso Accounting System on daily basis.
  • Prepare cash boxes and bank reconciliations.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of all financial and accounting files and transactions.
  • Ensure there is sufficient cash in the bank and in cash boxes.
  • Ensure, in coordination with the relevant project staff, that project/program expenditures are incurred consistent with grant agreements and grant budgets.
  • Verify supporting documents to ensure completeness before payments are processed.
  • Ensure proper and adequate filing system for financial documents.
  • Conduct weekly cash counts with the Finance Assistant and month end cash counts with the Finance Coordinator.
  • Conduct and following up financial reports with Implementing Partners and report any violation of the terms of signed agreement between IP & NRC.
  • Prepare all necessary information for internal or external audits.
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and line manage the Finance Assistant.
  • Follow up on cash advances and ensure time clearance with the staff concerned.
  • Assist in accounting procedures reviews to ensure compliance with all the applicable accounting laws and statutory regulations and NRC policy requirements.
  • Assisting in any other tasks as requested.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or Accounting in Finance/Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English

Education field:

  • Finance / Economics

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities

  •     Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  •     Financial analysis skills.
  •     Attention to detail.
  •     High integrity.
  •     Good knowledge of financial reporting systems.
  •     Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  •     Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  •     Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  •     Good computer skills with hands on experience on computerized accounting systems.
  •     Numerical skills


  • Arabic
  • English


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