Job vacancy: Finance Coordinator Cameroon

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
Job vacancy: Finance Coordinator Cameroon

Job Description

The purpose of a Finance Coordinator is to implement delegated area of responsibility. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic responsibilities
  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at country office& area offices level;
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements;
  • Prepare and submit report reports and analysis ;
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents on office 365;
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings;
  • Management of Finance 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
  • Ensure that budgeting, financial reporting and other financial processes take place in adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor, auditor and the authorities requirements;
  • Provide up-to-date analysis and required reports of the financial situation in the projects and the programme to the Finance Manager, Grants Manager, Area Managers, PDMs, Project Coordinators ;
  • Assist Finance Manager in preparation of field Z costs and ensure that these costs are correctly charged;
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of all NRC financial and accounting files and transactions;
  • Facilitate monthly Budget versus Actual (BvA) reports with budget holder and follow up on action points;
  • Maintain Master budget update;
  • Be proactive in communication with donors to ensure that new donor requirements are taken on board;
  • Promote exchange of information and cooperation with relevant department in office as well as with PDMs and coordinators;
  • Ensure proper management of accounting documents and records;
  • Support Project Managers in budget preparation as well as proposals development;
  • Check and verify NRC Cameroon payrolls before payments are made;
  • Prepare and submit periodic financial reports as appropriate ;
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise Country & Area Finance Officers and Assistants.
Generic professional competencies:
  • 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 ;
  • Experience working with donors like NMFA/NORAD, GFFO, ECHO, USAID, UN, AFD and SIDA will be a strong advantage;
  • Should be bilingual, speaking and writing English and French;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Ability to function independently and as a work team leader/facilitator;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Strict attention to policy and practice detail .
Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or Accounting;
  • Certified Public Accountant (ACCA, CPA, CIA, CIMA);
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience progressive experience in INGO or audit firms;
  • At least 2 years’ work experience in a similar role within a non-governmental organization (NGO), donor or multilateral agency.
We Offer

July 2021

Fix term contract of 12 months

Duty Station: Yaoundé with 40% of field travel

Salary and Benefits: Grade 7 step 1 NRC Cameroon salary grid

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Apply Before : 06/16/2021, 06:00 PM

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