Job Description

   

Position:                                          Finance Officer

Reports to:                                     Coordinator" id="link" class="link">Finance Coordinator/Area Manager 

Duty station:                                  Aweil    

Travel:                                             10%

Project number:                            SSFM2225

Duration and type of contract:   Six months  

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.

  1. Role and responsibilities

    The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. 

    Generic responsibilities (max 10)

    These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development Plan.



  2. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Ensure proper filing of documents  Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

 



Specific responsibilities 



These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. 



Ensure accurate and verified expenses and post at field level  Produce monthly & Bio-Weekly financial report for an over view at field level  In absences of Finance coordinator verifies expenses related to particular grants by participating in bid committee  Liaise with Juba country finance office for timely staff salary, supplier payments and fund request for area.  Supports the area office in finalizing the support budget  Undertake proposal and grant application reviews to assess compliance with NRC and donor guidelines  Participate in the closure of projects Attend grants opening meetings  Other responsibilities as delegated by the line manager

Critical interfaces



By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are: 



Program staff, Project Manager, field team Juba finance Team 

Scale and scope of position Staff: Nil  Stakeholders: Suppliers, vendors  Budgets: Various budgets for review Information: Nil  Legal or compliance: NRC financial and logistic policy, and Term of employment 

Competencies  

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two 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. Professional competencies 



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



Generic professional competencies: 

•             Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context



•             Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts



•             Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities



•             Fluent in English 



Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience: 

•             Excellent command on excel 



•             Finance degree



      Must be able to prioritize and have excellent multitasking and documentation skills.        Good problem-solving skills, diplomatic and self-directed.        High-level competency in computer skills (common Microsoft Windows and Office applications)       Proven communication, interpersonal, representation, negotiation and leadership skills       Fluent speaker of Arabic is an advantage

3. Behavioral competencies (max 6)



These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

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

Performance Management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews: 



•             The Job Description 



•             The Work and Development Plan 



•             The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template



•             The End-term Performance Review Template



•             The NRC Competency Framework



University Degree preferably in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration & Management, Economics or other relevant discipline Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Fluent in English Excellent command on excel   Must be able to prioritize and have excellent multitasking and documentation skills.   Good problem-solving skills, diplomatic and self-directed.     High-level competency in computer skills (common Microsoft Windows and Office applications)       Proven communication, interpersonal, representation, negotiation and leadership skills       Fluent speaker of Arabic is an advantage
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