Job Description


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

  1. Role and responsibilities

    The Finance Officer function plays a significant part in monitoring the implementation of procedures and systems which include compliance and vouching checks, covering all NRC South activities (Programmes and Support).

    Generic Responsibilities:

  2. Ensure compliance with NRC policies, handbooks, and guidelines
Implement and train staff on NRC Risk and Compliance policies and procedures Provide daily follow-up on all related activities Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support and operational function Ensure Capacity Building of relevant staff in Country and Area Offices and transfer key skills Advice and support line managers and staff on Risk and Compliance procedures, policies, and documents required Prepare periodic related reports, advise on best practices, and suggest improvements Promote Data Protection-compliant practices at all stages of NRC Southern Ukraine work Ensure that NRC’s related activities are implemented within NRC’s SIP (Safe and Inclusive Programming) guidelines and report any breaches/concerns to the line manager and/or focal point for proper action.

Specific Responsibilities:

Evaluate the soundness, adequacy, and effectiveness of current in-country practices against NRC’s operational standards as expressed in the various policy documents, handbooks, and other guidelines in the areas of programme, finance, HR, Administration, and logistics.  Monitor and prepare regular and ad-hoc reports (such as SSD Tri-annual report and Tri annual KPI report, etc.) on compliance in the implementation of those policies and guidelines while focusing on corrective measures and solutions on a regular basis. Provide support and guidance on project-specific external and internal audits. Conduct pieces of training on topics that include but are not limited to Anti-Corruption, Securing Supporting Documentation, and Data Protection, Donor Compliance, and others.  As planned with the Coordinator" id="link" class="link">Finance Coordinator, frequently travel in between NRC’s Area Offices and partners locations to conduct different compliance activities including but not limited to some regular such as spot checks and capacity building provision and following up on findings and recommendations. Ensure Compliance with Donor specific rules and regulations through regular Bridger checks throughout the project implementation period.

Critical Interfaces:

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

Finance, Human Resources, and Logistics teams Programmes Management Unit Safety and Security Team Auditors (internal/external)


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organization to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Audit or other relevant field such as Finance, Economics, Public Administration, etc. Minimum two years experience working in an auditor/compliance role, preferably within the humanitarian sector Working experience with international donor guidelines is preferable Proficiency in MS Office applications Fluency in English, both spoken and written and country languages. 

2. Behavioral Competencies:

Planning and delivering results Working with people Analyzing Coping with change Handling insecure environments
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