Finance Assistant - Tenders Global

Finance Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council




The purpose of the Finance Assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of support functions.


General responsibilities:

  • Works by NRC policies, tools, manuals, and guidelines.
  • Assists in the implementation of support functions by the action plan.
  • Ensures correct archiving of documents to Office 365 and filing tree.
  • Encourages and makes proposals for the improvement of support functions.
  • Manages the cash and bank balances and reconciles the same with the books.
  • Prepares bank transactions and cash transactions.
  • Prepares reports such as bank and cash count reconciliations.
  • Prepares other tasks assigned by your line manager.

Specific responsibilities 

  • Ensure, in coordination with the relevant project staff, that project/program expenditures are incurred consistent with donor agreements and budgets, before processing any payments.
  • Process payment related to Sudan projects and ensure it is following the donor agreement.
  • Follow up on cash advances and proof of payments tracking (finger prints / receipts) and ensure time clearance with staff / implementing partners concerned.
  • Ensure that the petty cash and bank limit are in line with the Financial handbook/SOP.
  • Ensure that the supporting documentation is complete and saved on the office 365 and filling tree.


Generic professional competencies: 

  • Experience from working as a Support Function in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English and Arabic .
  • Bachelor Degree in accountancy or business administration is an asset 

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience: 

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Financial analysis skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High integrity
  • Self-reliant and motivation .
  • 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.
  • High attention to the finance responsibility.





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