Finance Officer, Khartoum (National only)


Application deadline: 19.11.2020 
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council

Positions: 3 
Start date: 03.01.2021 
End date: 02.01.2022

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) :

is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.

Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities
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.
Support and Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
Support the adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
Ensure proper filing of all support documents
Support line supervisors in procedures and require support team trainings
Support the supervisor for the Management of Area offices financial team
Support the management to Implement anti-corruption policy

Specific responsibilities

Accounts and Banking
Looking after and management of the Cash and Bank management of the Khartoum office, including the forecasting.
Management of the bank account of Khartoum office. And making the forecast for the projected data.
Make sure that financial internal controls are in place while the banking and cash system is working.
Post the entries on daily basis to Agresso. Make sure that Data has proper correct codes and as per the project documents.
Prepare the regular Agresso Bank reconciliations for all the balance sheet items.
Proper close of the projects and year-end close.
Enter the Agresso rebooking, and keeping proper record of it.
Devise a system so that all the vouchers are safely preserved.
Train the staff on the Agresso and excel tools.

Budget & Report:

Preparation of the financial reports.
Support the program team to understand the financial reports and provide them with training.
Monthly meetings with the program team and support the program team to make the forecast.
Verify the purchase requests and payment requests
 Ensure proper and adequate filing system for financial documents
Download the BvA weekly basis and share with the relevant staff
Prepare the Project BVAs and do any rebooking, with the supporting documents
Draft the new budgets. Check the Agresso for any reclassification.
Other task related to the project budgets like any realignment and updating the Agresso for project follow-up.


Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context will be preferred.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about keeping the bank accounts and record keeping
Reasonable knowledge in English, both written and verbal  
Knowledge of the context in Sudan
Fluency in Arabic
Experience with start-up, exit or similar

Personal qualities

Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Handling insecure environments
Empowering and building trust


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