Job Description



This position has been re-announced and candidates who have already applied for this position in the first round are no longer eligible to apply again.

Job Overview:

The purpose of Finance Officer is to implement delegated area of responsibility, better cash/bank management, voucher’s verification, budget control, payroll verification, PR verification and all other day to day financial activities in the east office.The following is a brief description of the role.

For more details about this position please click here: Job Description and NRC Grade Structure.

Generic Responsibilities:

Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements. Ensure proper filing of documents. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function. Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action.

Specific Responsibilities:

Be responsible for verifying payments to contractors and other payments as stipulated in the contracts/agreements and in line with NRC Financial policies and procedures. Analysis financial information and prepare financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Supplier invoice posting & documentation. Maintain all financial records properly (hard copy and soft version). Verification of staff salary payroll, per diem, overtime, travel, and other allowances. Shall arrange hawala agent/money exchanger for transferring money to NRC office, and beneficiary payments. Shall verify all purchase requests and cash advances. Supervise, monitor the post backs and report on monthly basis to SO Finance Department. Shall do cash counts, reconciliation, pending checks and report to SO on monthly basis. On time payment to of tax to MTO account. Be responsible for correction of errors in report as and when necessary. Shall participate in all suppliers biding selection committees. Induction training to newly hired staff when needed. Monthly/weekly reporting to Field Office Coordinator/Finance Coordinator related to finance section activities. Request SO for transferring the money from SO to JAA office bank account.  Ensure that the accounting, monitoring, and reporting are according to procedures. Support project staff in financial matters. Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures. Ensure that budgeting, Financial Reporting and other financial processes take place in adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor, audit and the authorities’ requirements.

Generic Professional Competencies:

University Degree in Business and Administration Specialization in Finance Management.   At least Four Years progressive experience in Finance with a reputable non-profit organization INGO/NGO. Fluency in English language and local languages.  High proficiency with MS Office – particularly Word and Excel.  Excellent report writing skills. Attention to detail. Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally. Strong ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities. Fluency in English, both written and verbal.  Understanding of anti-corruption mechanisms and donor compliance requirements. Excellent communication skills. Strong IT skills specially Ms office.

Behavioral Competencies:

Managing resources to optimize results. Communicating with impact and respect. Planning and delivering results. Handling insecure environments. Empowering and building trust.

We Offer:

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale. NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents.  Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labor Law. Top up Credit card on monthly basis. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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