Finance Officer Job at Norwegian Refugee Council - Career Opportunity in Tanzania

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Norwegian Refugee Council

Deadline of this Job:
25 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Kibondo , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job title: Finance Officer

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.

Proffesional 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.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
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.
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 25 July 2021
Duty Station: Kibondo
Posted: 14-07-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-07-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-07-2065
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