Finance Technical Assistant Job at Norwegian Refugee Council - Career Opportunity in Tanzania

Vacancy title:
Finance Technical Assistant

[ 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 Technical Assistant

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

• Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
• Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action.
• Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
• Ensure proper filing of documents (Naming/Numbering, Stamping, Filling…)
• Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
• Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes.
• Verify that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment.
• Review payment requests for accuracy, completeness, compliance, level of authorisation and clarity on the invoices.
• Follow cash advances and their purposes and ensure value for money when verifying accountabilities and also ensure that accountabilities are prompt and cleared before reports.
• Ensure timely payment of staff salaries, incentives, contractors, suppliers and other expenditures.
• Make all payments including field payments to beneficiaries or incentive staff, after approval by the line manager, and after compiling and verifying the accuracy of necessary documents.
• Provide cash advances to staff when duly approved.
• Record all cash movements and undertake daily/Weekly/Monthly cash count.
• Assemble documents for data input in the accounting system, verifying project numbers/codes, resource numbers and total costs against checklist.
• Voucher preparation, signing voucher on requester, verifier, authorizer, writing cheques signing it on two account signatories.
• Prepare documents for 1560 & other accounts clearance.
• Maintain accurate financial and accounting files and transactions.
• Maintain proper filling system for all financial and accounting documents.
• Assist in preparation of monthly closing report
• Other assignment assigned by supervisor.

Professional competencies:
• University degree/Diploma in Finance/Accounting.
• Experience from working as a Finance Officer or Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Fluency in English, oral and written
• Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio.
• At all times in and outside work adhere to NRC Code of Conduct.
• Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
• Experience in community mobilization
• Knowledge of Kirundi.
• High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications
• Planning and delivering results
• Empowering and building trust
• Communicating with impact and respect
• Handling insecure environment
• Managing resources to optimize results

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Duty station: Kibondo, Tanzania (with frequent travels to the refugee camps)
Duration and type of contract: 5 months with possibility of extension subject to funding availability
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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