Job Description


Finance Officer - Libya Benghazi (For Libyan Nationals Only)

Role and responsibilities

The Finance Officer is responsible for generating and consolidating financial reports from all field offices.

Generic responsibilities 


Adhere to NRC Finance policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines Assist with the implementation of the Finance function portfolio according to plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Ensure proper filing of documents and transactions Promote and share ideas for improvement of the Finance function Prepare bank account and cashbox reconciliations for the Area office Prepare the financial Project Summary Distribute information and reports as required Support project staff in financial matters  Actively promote PSEA (Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.


Specific responsibilities 

This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. 

Support and Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at Area Office levelSupport the adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirementsSupport and guide non finance staff in finance procedures and facilitate team trainingsImplement and adhere to anti-corruption policyMake sure that financial internal controls are in place and adhered to for the Banking and cash systemPost the entries on daily basis to UNIT4. Make sure that Data has proper correct codes and as per the project documentsPrepare the regular UNIT4 Bank reconciliations for all the balance sheet items.Enter the UNIT4 rebooking and keeping proper record of it.Preparation of the financial reports (BVA + BRS + Donor Reports) at Area Office level.Verify the purchase requests and payment requests for Area office

Other task related to the project budgets like any realignment and updating the UNIT4 for project follow-up.


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. Details about NRC’s competencies are to be found in the Competency Framework. Competencies are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:

1. Value driven competencies

Values are aspirational attitudes and beliefs that influence the way people conduct themselves. NRC’s values are: Dedicated, Innovated, Inclusive and Accountable. 


2. Behavioral competencies

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. Of the 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:

Planning and delivering resultsEmpowering and building trustAnalyzingHandling insecure environments

3. Professional competencies

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

Generic professional competencies for this position: 

Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery contextPrevious experience from working in complex and volatile contextsDocumented results related to the position’s responsibilitiesAdvanced written and spoken English

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

Knowledge of the Audit requirementsKnowledge of banking systems in Libya

Performance Management

The employee will be accountable for and evaluated on the responsibilities and the competencies, based on NRC’s Performance Management System. The following documents will be used for performance reviews: 


The Job DescriptionThe individual Work- and Professional Development PlanThe Competency Framework
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