Ad Code

Job Opportunity at Norwegian Refugee Council, Finance Officer

 Join Our Telegram Group for Daily Job Updates CLICK HERE

Finance Officer  

Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.


  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level.
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis.
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents.
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings.
  • Supervision and capacity building of staff under supervision.
  • 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 timely payment of staff salaries, incentives, contractors, suppliers and other expenditures
  • Ensure that country Operations adhere to global and local Financial Handbook, NRC policies, donor and auditor requirements.
  • Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities.
  • Prepare Budgets and financial reports to donors.
  • Verify PR/PO/BAS and vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment.
  • Participate on procurement committee meeting and make sure procurement are made in line with NRC guideline.
  • Ensure timely payment of staff salaries, contractors, suppliers and other expenditures.
  • Review and Post financial data in Agresso on daily basis.
  • Ensure all taxes, pension & other statutory deductions are payable on monthly bases. They should be accurate and submitted timely to governing authority.
  • Monitor budgets regularly and inform/advice the Area /Support Manager on the status of spending
  • Ensure proper filing of support documents.
  • Support in preparation of Annual and donor Audit.
  • Support Area /Support Manager and project staff in financial matters.
  • Support in the implementation of the anti-corruption policy.

 Professional Competences 

  • Minimum BA in accounting plus CPA certificate with four years’ experience working as a Finance Officer or above in a humanitarian/recovery context preferable INGO. At least two years of experience in supervising staff.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strict attention to policy and practice detail.
  • Very strong financial analysis skills.
  • High integrity.
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting systems in donor funded work specifically UNHCR.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Ability to function independently and as a work team leader/facilitator.
  • Excellent computer skills with hands on experience on computerized accounting systems; and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Financial software Agresso preferable.

 Behavioural competencies

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

Duty station: Kibondo, Tanzania 

Duration and type of contract:   5 months with possibility of extension

The deadline for submitting the application is 25 July 2021.


Download our Ajira Yako APP from Google Playstore using the link here>>>