Position: Finance Officer
Duty station: Aweil
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.
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.
- Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
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
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 employmentCompetencies
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
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