Description

This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Jordan. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position.

Applicants are only considered if applying using this link:

Area Finance Coordinator -Syria Response Office – AO4

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation, and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 9000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

The purpose of a Finance Coordinator is to implement delegated area of responsibility. The position is based in Amman/ Jordan

Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings
  • Management of support team
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
  • Support project staff in financial matters
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area
  • Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures

Specific responsibilities

  • Lead on the financial monthly closing of accounting books.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality support to project implementation.
  • Facilitate Area Support Budget, area level budgets, including support cost
  • Maintain overall budget control and monitor cash flows
  • Training of line managers and staff with financial responsibilities
  • Implement anti-corruption policy
  • Closely monitor of level of expenditure and allocation of expenses to existing projects, providing monthly Budget versus Actual reports to be discussed with Senior Management.
  • Ensure effective cash flows, preparing forecast of expenditures and submitting monthly cash requests to Head Office.
  • Support on the elaboration of budget for new proposals, ensuring that budgeting tools are correctly used and ensuring support costs are properly budgeted.
  • Elaborate, Monitor and Update Master Support Budget, identifying funding gaps and allocation of costs to existing donors.
  • Provide finance verification of purchase and payment request up to his/her authorization limit.
  • Review and update Standard Operating Procedures in Finance if relevant changes in Operations happen.
  • Lead on preparation and assistance on Internal, donor and/or External Audits and other financial documentation revision from any external body.
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all financial documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings

Competencies

Professional competencies.

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • 3 years’ Experience from working as a Finance Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of Agresso Accounting System will be an asset.
  • Previous experience in working with external donor funding.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet reporting deadlines.
  • Training and capacity building skills.
  • Result oriented behavior.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business and Administration or finance-related fields.
  • High level of excel skills.
  • Previous knowledge of working with Accounting Software.

Beavioural competencies

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Coordination and representation

We can offer:

  • This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Jordan. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position
  • Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
  • Contract period: till 31st December 2024, with the possibility of extension subject to funding & Performance
  • Duty Station: This position will be based in the NRC SRO office in Amman
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels.
  • Please Refer to the job description for additional details
  • Deadline for applications: June 4th, 2024

How to apply

This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Jordan. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position

Applicants are only considered if applying using this link:

Area Finance Coordinator -Syria Response Office – AO4

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