Finance Officer International NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:       Finance

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the AM in Kyangwali in day to day reconciliations and
    financial analysis
  • Provides assistance in timely monthly closing and ensuring Area
    Offices are able to close on agreed upon deadlines
  • Review financial reports and documents from the field offices and
    insure that they are timely received.
  • Work closely with logistic department to insure that asset register
    is updated regularly and match physical assets.
  • Prepare a trip report for each assignment and submit to FC and FM
  • Provide training and support to finance and non-finance staff
    regarding generally accepted financial procedures and NRC internal controls.
  • Assist in yearend closing and audit document preparation
  • Participate in and facilitate country finance workshops and training
    as required;
  • Maintain open communication with Finance, program staff and others
    for all financial clarifications
  • In collaboration with AM and Field Coordinator development of area
    master support budget
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Finance
    Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration, Commerce, Finance or Accounting
  • At least five years of relevant experience
  • Three years of INGO experience is a plus
  • CPA2 qualification is added advantage
  • Knowledge of Aggresso is added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strict attention to policy and practice detail
  • Very strong financial analysis skills
  • High integrity
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting systems in donor funded work
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to function independently and as a work team
  • Excellent computer skills with hands on experience on computerized
    accounting systems; and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.


Deadline: 26th May 2019

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