Position Vacant: Finance Coordinator – Dadaab
Reporting to: Area Manager
Duty Station: Dadaab
Duration of Contract: ASAP to 31st December 2012 (with possible extension)
Main Responsibilities include:
Ensure financial management systems and procedures are in place and that NRC’s and donors’ accounting practices and standards are adhered to
Oversee the financial accounting, management, monitoring and reporting
Assist in preparing cash forecasts, maintaining overall budget control and monitoring cash flows and expenditures
Ensure that all the accounts are reconciled on monthly basis
Oversee all financial requests made by the projects, and ensure that NRC’s external financial obligations are met
Ensure accurate maintenance of all NRC financial and accounting files and transactions
Monitor and disburse program budgets as per approved expenditures and budget lines
Provide up-to-date analysis and regular reports of the financial status
Support Project Managers in budget preparation, revision as well as proposals development
Ensure proper management of accounting documents and records
Prepare and submit periodic financial reports as required by NRC, donors or local authorities
Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise Finance Officers
Required skills and qualifications:
Degree in Accounting/Financial Management
A minimum of 5 years experience (experience working in an NGO is desirable)
Strong computer skills (good knowledge of Excel) and Report writing skills
Ability and willingness to work under pressure as part of a professional team.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including cultural sensitivity, assertiveness and negotiating skills.
Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
Significant understanding of complex emergencies.
Proven communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Experience with multi-donor programmes.
Experience in personnel management.
Deadline for Applications: 9th March 2012
Applications should be submitted to:
Norwegian Refugee Council,
P O Box 21211-00100
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Norwegian Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer, with no discrimination in terms of sex, age, religion, ethnic origin or political affiliation.