Job Description


                                         Finance Officer Kadugli (Only for Nationals)

                                                               Job Advertisement

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation - Sudan.

The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan, Gadarif and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence to NRC Financial Handbook and other NRC policies, tools and guidelines
  2. Implement delegated support function Finance according to Area Action Plan
  3. Prepare monthly financial reports and send all relevant documents to Country Office
  4. Develop or provide inputs to other finance reports, as required by management
  5. Support and Implement NRC’s financial systems and procedures at Area level
  6. Support line managers in providing finance training to staff
  7. Support implementation and adherence to the Anti-Corruption Policy

    Accounts and Banking:

    • Ensure sufficient cash in bank accounts and cash boxes
    • Prepare bank accounts and cashbox reconciliations
    • Prepare and compile quarterly Cash Forecasts/ Cash Requests
    • Weekly cash counts, post-back and other Financial Reporting to Country Office, Khartoum
      • Ensure financial internal controls are in place related to cash and bank
      • Keep track and record all cash advances and ensure that all advances are accounted for within the guidelines
      • Ensure timely payment of staff salaries, contractors, suppliers and other expenditures

        Budget & Reporting:

        • Verify that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment
        • Ensure proper scanning and filing of financial documents in accordance with Securing Supporting Documentation (SDD) guidelines
        • Enter Agresso re-bookings when relevant
        • Contribute to financial reports if requested by Country Office Finance Manager or Country Office senior staff
        • Post entries into Agresso if the Finance Assistant is on leave
        • Proper close of projects and year-end close
        • Support Area Manager, if requested regarding inputs to Master Budget and new donor budgets and revision of existing donor budgets
        • Support Area Manager if requested related to audits and responses to auditors
        • To receive training on Agresso & Fair Share tools [NRC finance system tools] and training will be provided to Finance Officer
        • Carry out any other tasks assigned by Area Manager or the Coordinator" id="link" class="link">Support Coordinator.

          Required skills

          • Experience working as a Finance Officer or a Finance Assistant in a humanitarian or development context is preferred but not essential
          • Previous work experience working in the private sector will be considered
          • Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts such as the Kordofans
          • Good working English and fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)
          • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
          • Service minded, with strong organizational and planning skills
          • Attention to detail
          • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
          • Honest and trustworthy
          • ESSENTIAL: must have some connection, or be native from one of the Kordofan States (South, North or West Kordofan)

            We can Offer

            • Duty Station: Kadugli, South Kordofan.
            • Salary/Benefits: NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
            • NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and employees to check they have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
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