Finance Coordinator

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Norwegian Refugee Council




Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at country office& area offices level.
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Prepare and submit report reports and analysis.
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents on office 365.
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings.
  • Facilitate monthly Budget versus Actual (BvA) reports with budget holder and follow up on action points.
  • Maintain Master budget update.

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. 

  • Provide up-to-date analysis and required reports of the financial situation of projects and programs to the Finance Manager, Grants Manager, Area Managers, PDMs, Project Coordinators and the head office (HO) in Oslo.
  • Ensure that financial control mechanisms are in place in the country operation, and that corruption and financial risks are minimized.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports, reconcile accounts with HO and RO if Applicable.
  • Assist Finance Manager in preparation of field Z costs and ensure that these costs are correctly charged.
  • Be proactive in communication with donors to ensure that new donor requirements are taken on board.
  • promote exchange of information and cooperation with relevant departments in the office as well as with PDMs and coordinators.
  • Support the team when needed.
  • 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.
  • Check and verify NRC Cameroon payrolls before payments are made.


Professional competencies

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance. 

Generic professional competencies: 

  • 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.
  • Holder of an advanced degree in accounting or finance, an international recognized accounting /finance designation like the ACCA, CPA, CIA, CIMA would be a plus.
  • At least five years’ progressive experience in INGO or audit firms.
  • Experience working with donors like NMFA/NORAD, GFFO, ECHO, USAID, UNHCR, SIDA will be a strong advantage.
  • Should be very bilingual, speaking and writing English and French.





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